Kings Park

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Kings Park Perth Reviews

Jesskate Jesskate
3 reviews
must see when in Perth May 03, 2011
When travelling in Perth you have to get up to Kings Park theres a free cat bus the red one i think that drops you off close to it. You could spend a day just wandering round the botanic gardens and taking in the amazing vies of Perth and south Perth. They also have free bbq's thatare great if you and a few friends want to get together they can get a little busy during summer so get there early or be prepared to wait. It's also a great place to go to at night and see all the lights of the city light up.
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Wirra436 Wirra436
3 reviews
Great Views of Perth City. Jul 10, 2011
This park is located a short 20min walk from the CBD or 2min drive.

Great Views of Perth CBD and Swan River.

Perfect for Picnics, Reading books, Relaxing in the sun.

Small cafes are located in the park and many walking Trails.

High Recommended.
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Random_J Random_J
3 reviews
A great place to relax! Mar 13, 2011
This is a greate place to relax and just kick back, central to the CBD (Central Business District) and amazing veiws!

Its a good place to go with new Friend to "break the ice" and just stroll around chatting away. Kings park is not to be missed!
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nbruce nbruce
2 reviews
Lovely park right in the city centre Mar 12, 2011
Whilst the park is walking distance from the City Centre, in the heat I'd definitely recommend taking the free bus (number 37). The park gives some amazing views of the city and is the perfect place for a picnic
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kimberley03 kimberle…
2 reviews
The best view of perth Mar 10, 2011
The views from kings park are just fantastic they over look the whole city.

Its a beautiful place not only does it have the amazing views it has a walk in the trees and plenty of areas to do yourself a barbeque...

Definatly a very friendly place to visit
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Lukeyboi Lukeyboi
6 reviews
Best Park in Aus Mar 05, 2011
BEAUTIFULL sums it up in one word :) You have lovely grassed areas to relax in and beautifull woodlands to walk around. Plus it offers some of the best scenery of Perth City.
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nowey nowey
3 reviews
kings park perth Mar 04, 2011
Free to enter is kings park ideal for a lazy relaxing day , picnic or just to catch up for the da with mates, brilliant view of perth up there and great for ther camera pics of everything, cafes n souverners shops there also
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asmasm asmasm
4 reviews
King's Park - must see destination in Perth Sep 28, 2009
King's Park is beautiful national park covering 400 hectares in the centre of Perth. This includes nearly 280 hectares of bushland. It is a stones throw from the central Business district and comes top of the list for any visitor to Perth.

Explore the Aboriginal history of the park and the diverse flora of western Australia. If visiting during spring time, the wild flowers on display are breathtaking. Enjoy a day out with friends and family with facilities on site for BBQ, Kiosk, toilets. The park information centre is excellent and they conduct regular guided tours through the day. This also includes a Aboriginal culture experience. Near the Kiosk on Fraser Avenue, you would find a shop which is well worth a visit.

The park has ample car parking available, but often tends to fill up completely during the weekends. So, if visiting make it a point to be early. The sunrise from the park is worth an early rise.

For more information, visit the park website at:

www.bgpa.wa.gov.au

I have attached some photos of wild flowers with this brief review and hopefully you will like it.
1 / 1 TravBuddies found this review helpful/trustworthy
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barrol01 barrol01
2 reviews
World's largest inner city park Sep 11, 2009
Kings Park is an oasis in Perth's inner city. As indicated in the title, its claim to fame is as the world’s largest inner city park and it is home to a wide range of native plants and animals. It is located literally minutes from the CBD (central business district) and offers unrivalled views of the Swan River and Perth city skyline. Kings Park is a great viewing point if you are in town for the Australia Day fireworks on January 26th each year.

There are guided tours available for anyone wanting to learn about the park, the flora and fauna and Western Australian history. Kings Park houses the state War Memorial, in honour of West Australians who have died at war. There are picnic and barbecue facilities, public toilets and playgrounds at several locations in Kings Park. There are also several cafes and a restaurant located within the park. For fitness fanatics, there is Jacobs Ladder, a 242 step staircase down to Mounts Bay Rd – try running up and down that a few times!

The best time to enjoy Kings Park is in the spring, as the park is filled with native wildflowers that are in full bloom. All in all, Kings Park is a great starting point to familiarise yourself with the city, get your bearings, enjoy the panoramic views and soak up the beautiful Perth sunshine. I would recommend it as a top place to see to anyone visiting Perth! Pack a picnic and enjoy a relaxing day out.
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