Make Mother’s Day Weekend Unforgettable at Araluen Botanic Park!

By Marnie Adams, Contributor @ Kids In Perth 27 Apr 2023

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Mother's Day is right around the corner and what better way to celebrate than spending time in nature with your loved ones?


The beautiful Araluen Botanic Park, located in Roleystone, is hosting a special Mother's Day weekend event from May 13th to May 14th.


With activities for the whole family, this event is a great opportunity to make lasting memories with your kids.


Take a leisurely stroll through the stunning gardens, filled with vibrant colours and delightful scents. Enjoy a picnic lunch with your family on the lush green lawns, or indulge in a delicious meal at the park's café.

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For the kids, there will be fun craft activities where they can create special Mother's Day cards or gifts for their mums. And let's not forget the entertainment! There will be live music and performers throughout the day to keep the whole family entertained.


Make sure to bring your camera as there will be plenty of photo opportunities with the beautiful scenery as the backdrop.

Why not treat mum to a special gift from the park's gift shop or workshop?


Don't miss this fantastic opportunity to celebrate Mother's Day in the great outdoors with your family.

Grab your picnic basket, pack a blanket, and head down to Araluen Botanic Park for a day filled with fun, laughter, and love.

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Araluen Botanic Park is a picturesque garden located in Roleystone, Western Australia. The park spans across 59 hectares, boasting a variety of gardens, walking trails, picnic areas and an abundance of native wildlife.

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Visitors can enjoy a range of events throughout the year, including the annual Tulip Festival and various concerts and markets.

The park also has a café and gift shop for visitors to relax and browse. Araluen Botanic Park is a great destination for families and nature enthusiasts to explore and appreciate the natural beauty of Western Australia.

Upcoming Events/Highlights

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2023 Autumn Festival

Visit Araluen Botanic Park during Mother’s Day weekend for an afternoon of live music, art and craft workshops, and incredible autumn colour!
Kicking off the weekend on Saturday 13th May, Brenton and Asher-Rose Music will be performing on the Roundhouse Lawn, returning after great feedback from their Valentine’s Day performance!
Jotterbook Flowers will be running an awesome paper flower-making workshop in the afternoon at the Forest View Deck. Making the perfect Mother’s Day gift that mum can keep forever (bookings essential).


On Sunday, starting at 10am, Cabernet and Canvas are running two painting workshops in the gorgeous Amphitheatre (or the Forest View Deck if it’s raining).

These classes are so much fun for everybody! Making it an amazing gift for Mum or Grandma (bookings essential).
Odyssey, a local Perth Jazz trio, will be performing on the Roundhouse Lawn in the afternoon to provide great ambiance to your afternoon tea.


Freedom Fairies will also be at the Park on Sunday with face painting and a bubble show!


Araluen Botanic Park's iconic vintage train will be running all weekend, providing great photo-ops and good fun for the whole family!


Also, The Roundhouse Cafe will also be open all weekend serving coffee, ice creams, and grab-and-go food options, as well as, a soft-serve van being on-site on Mother’s Day.


Park entry is included in workshop bookings.

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The Hike Collective: Hidden Secrets of Araluen Guided Hike (April-June)

Join The Hike Collective for a guided hike through the hidden secrets of Araluen Botanic Park.

Discover the natural beauty of the park, including hidden waterfalls, while learning about its rich history and unique flora and fauna.

This hike is suitable for all fitness levels and is perfect for families and friends looking to spend a fun day outdoors. Book your spot now for an unforgettable experience in the heart of nature.

Tour Inclusions

  • A guided 4.5km hike and exclusive access behind the gates at Araluen Botanic Park in Roleystone
  • Amazing historical stories and secrets covering local heritage of our fascinating hiking trail & surrounds
  • All-day entrance included in your ticket purchase to enjoy Araluen
  • A great experience with Perth’s award-winning hiking tour operator
  • Friendly and knowledgeable, first aid trained tour guide
  • Our personal recommendations for the best local fruit orchards so you can visit and enjoy locally grown fresh fruits after your hike


What can't I take into the park?

Araluen Botanic Park strives to ensure that its beautiful natural landscape is well-maintained and looked after so this means some objects aren't allowed to be taken into the park including:

  • Cigarettes and alcohol - A plethora of natural wildlife call Araluen their home. These items cause damage to flora and fauna, and negatively impacts the environment.
  • Rollerblades, bicycles, scooters, and skateboards - Araluen is a peaceful and relaxing park and ensures the safety of guests so please don't bring these items into the park.
  • Drones, kites, and fireworks - these items have the potential to be dangerous to guests, as well as, the birds and other wildlife that living in the park.
  • Pets - while we all love our furry friends, they can negatively affect natural wildlife species.
  • Wedding parties, wedding photos, ceremonies, or clothing resembling wedding attire - at Araluen, they have a dedicated Wedding season where you're welcome to book a wedding ceremony, reception, or photography session. Please ensure that wedding-related activities are officially booked during the right time of year.
  • BBQs - Araluen has several electric barbeques on site to be utilised.
What should I bring?

We recommend bringing a camera to help you capture amazing memories. Suitable footwear is also recommended, as Araluen Botanic Park has beautiful hiking trails for the whole family to wander and explore.

Picnics are the perfect way to spend the afternoon at Araluen so bring picnic supplies.

Whilst there's limited mobile reception at Araluen Botanic Park, free public Wi-Fi is available throughout the Park and it's a smoke-free venue.

Pricing / Memberships

General admission fees are as follows:

Type Price
Child 6-15 years$8.00
Family Pass (2 adults & 3 children)$40.00
Bus Group (8 or More in one vehicle)$10.00 PP

Prices are per person, and concession card holders must present a valid Australian Government Concession Card. Admission fees are subject to change with the seasons and special events. Gate prices are final.

Ticket prices will change during the It’s Yates Springtime Tulip Festival, which runs from August-September annually. Please keep and eye on our website for Tulip Festival information closer to the date.


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If you're looking to visit Araluen Botanic Park frequently, why not consider purchasing a membership to save on entry fees?

Family memberships provide several benefits including:

  • Free year-round entry to the Park (including Springtime!)
  • Invitation to exclusive events
  • Special deals.

Learn more by clicking the button below.

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