Perth National Parks
The national parks and gardens surrounding Perth are favourites with visitors and locals. The parks listed below are great for a relaxing day with friends and family or for an adventure. Enjoy the vast arrays of flora and fauna!
|Name||Address||Phone||More info and web|
|Araluen Botanic Park||362 Croyden Road, Roleystone, WA 6111||0894961171||A wonderful day out amongst the tall forests, waterfalls and terraced gardens complete with barbeque and restaurant facilities.
|Bells Rapids||Cathedral Avenue, Brigadoon, WA 6069||0892679000||Explore the Avon River at this prime picnic and bush walking spot.|
|The Bibbulmum Track||Corner Mundaring Weir & Railway Road, Kalamunda, WA 6076||0893340265||At 963kms this is one of the world's longest walking tracks as it extends from Kalamunda to Albany.
|Bibra Lake||Bibra Lake, Cockburn, WA 6965||0893340333||A freshwater lake surrounded by bush land and dotted with barbeque areas. It is also home to a wetlands education centre where you can see sick and injured wildlife as they recover.
|Burswood Park||Roger MacKay Drive, Burswood, WA 6100||0893614475||Beauty, art and local history are combined here inÂ Burswood Park. Make sure you visit the Swan Fountain a beautiful salute to the Swan River.
|Caversham Wildlife||Lord Street, Whiteman Park, WA 6068||0892481984||Meet koalas, feed kangaroos, ride camels and more at Caversham Wildlife
|Churchman Wildlife Park||Soldiers Road, Bedfordale, WA 6112||0893975286||A great picnic spot located next to this 1920s dam with walking trails and a playground located near by.|
|City Beach||City Beach, Perth, WA 6000||0893458590||Enjoy this beautiful streth of unspoilt beach located just 15 minutes from the CBD|
|East Perth Cemetery||Bronte Street, East Perth, WA 6004||0893216088||Explore the burial grounds for the Swan River Colony from 1829 to the end of the 19th century. Book guided tours by appointment.
|Fish Market Reserve||Western end of Swan Street, Guildford, WA 6055||0892679000||This area is a popular picnic ground and also great for fishing and canoeing. There are walking trails nearby aswell.|
|Golden Ponds||Lot 470 Mundijong Road, Baldivis, WA 6171||0895241911||Golden Ponds is a recreational fishing park and also an ideal spot for events.
|Harold Boas Gardens||Corner Wellington & Havelock Streets, West Perth, WA 6005||0894613333||This beautiful garden dates back to the 1900s and is home to a number of lakes and waterfalls.|
|Herdsman Lake Wildlife Centre||Flynn Street, Wembley, WA 6014||0893876079||The wildlife centre is the parks main draw card. You can view a variety of native birds, visit the aquariums where there is a range of wildlife including fish, reptiles and insects.|
|Kings Meadow||Hill Street, Guildford, WA 6055||0892679000||Alongside the Helena River sits Kings Meadow which is for public recreation and grazing anmials. The Polo Club hosts matches here in the summer.|
|Kings Park & Botanic Garden||Fraser Avenue, West Perth, WA 6005||0894803659||Kings Park and Botanic Garden is visited my millions of people each year. Just a short stroll from the centre of Perth city Kings Park sits on 400 hectares of land. It is an oasis full of unique bushland, lakes, look outs, sculptured gardens, picnic areas and wildflowers. It is a popular place for locals and visitors to relax and find inspiration.
|Lilac Hill Park||West Swan Road, Caversham, WA 6055||0892679000||This area marks the beginning of the Swan Valley tourist drive. Each year the are holds an international cricket match.|
|Mundaring Weir||Mundaring Weir Road, Mundaring, WA 6073||0892952455||The weir is set in the Helena River Valley and surrounded by bush. Complete with walking tracks and a history museum it is a popular spot to visit.|
|Queens Gardens||Corner Nelson Crescent & Plain Streets, Perth, WA 6000||0894613333||Dating back to the mid 1800s the gardens act as an oasis to the workers in the city. The main attraction of the garden is a replica of London's Kengsington Gardens Peter Pan statue.|
|Rockingham Lakes Regional Park||Corner Safety Bay Road & Lake Street, Rockingham, WA 6168||0893340333||There is lots to visit in this park including visiting the Naragebup Environment Centre and watching the native wildlife in their own habitats at Lake Richmond, Cooloongup, Walungup and the Ansley and Paganoni Swamps.|
|Rottnest Island||Rottnest Island, Rottnest Island, WA 6161||0893729752||This charming seaside village provides visitors with a unique environment: beautiful scenery, laid back atmosphere, fascinating history and loads of native wildlife and fauna. This protected island is just a quick ferry ride from the mainland.
|The Round House||10 Arthur Head, Fremantle, WA 6160||0894317878||The Round House is Western Australia's oldest public building and was finished in 1831. The old jail and signal house and is open to the public.|
|Sir James Mitchell Park||South Perth Foreshore, Mill Point Road, South Perth, WA 6000||0894740777||Running alongside the Swan River the Park is great for recreational sports or just lazying about. Run, walk, jog or wander down one of the dual paths which surround the river. The spot becomes the focus for Australia Day activities in January.|
|Supreme Court Gardens||Corner Barrack Street & Riverside Drive, Perth, WA 6000||0894613333||The Supreme Court Gardens is Perth's oldest garden and was opened in 1845. The gardens main attractions are the kangaroo sculptures and water features.|
|Swan River Estuary Marine Park||Pelican Point, Crawley, WA||0893340333||The Park encompasses mudflats and seagrass beds and is home to a large variety of species of birds and marine life. Every summer up to 10 000 waders visit the areas from Asia, America, Mongolia and Siberia.|
|Whiteman Park||Lord Street, West Swan, WA||0892492446||This park boasts a wide array of recreational activities and attractions. Mussel Pool is one of the most popular and a great place for picnicing.|