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.

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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.

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Burswood Park Roger MacKay Drive, Burswood, WA 6100 0893614475 Beauty, art and local history are combined here in  Burswood Park. Make sure you visit the Swan Fountain a beautiful salute to the Swan River.

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Caversham Wildlife Lord Street, Whiteman Park, WA 6068 0892481984 Meet koalas, feed kangaroos, ride camels and more at Caversham Wildlife

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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.

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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.

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