Visitor information

Frequently asked questions

  • What time does the park open and close each day?

    Burswood Park is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

  • Is the park accessible for people with prams or with a disability?

    Yes, Burswood Park is fully accessible.

  • Can I bring my dog to the park?

    Yes, but please keep your dog on a lead at all times. A $200 fine applies for unrestrained dogs. 

  • Can I use the lakes in the park for swimming or boating?

    No. For the protection of our native birds, swimming, boating or other recreational activities are not permitted on the lakes within Burswood Park, except with prior approval.

  • Is there a café in the park?

    There is no permanent café in Burswood Park, however an ice cream truck visits regularly near the children’s playground and nearby venues. The Camfield and Crown Perth offer a variety of additional dining options.

  • Do I need to pay for parking?

    There are a number of parking options on the Burswood Peninsula. Parking provided by Burswood Park is free and unlimited.

    Please note that car parking managed by nearby Crown Perth is fee-for-use, so payment may be required if you use these privately managed car parks when you visit Burswood Park.

  • Can I book the gazebos?

    No. Our gazebos cannot be booked they are used on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • Are there baby changing facilities?

    Yes, our main toilet block near the playground and picnic areas includes a family room.

  • Are there shower facilities at the park?

    Showers are not provided.

  • Is the park accessible by public transport?

    Yes, there is a bus stop right outside the park for those heading east along Great Eastern Highway, and the Burswood train station is also nearby.

    Plan your journey to Burswood Park.

  • Can I hold an event in the park?

    Private events, such as family gatherings and birthday parties, are encouraged in the park and we welcome patrons to enjoy our spectacular parklands and facilities.

    Burswood Park is also proud to host a number of major charity events each year, however large scale corporate events are not permitted within the park.

    The Swan Shell is also a popular wedding venue at Burswood Park. Bookings are essential.

    Read our information about hosting an event in Burswood Park or phone 9361 4475.

  • Can catered events be hosted within the park?

    Burswood Park welcomes personal gatherings within the park, however catering companies are not permitted at events in the park.

  • Can I have my wedding at Burswood Park?

    Yes, the Swan Shell is a popular wedding ceremony venue at Burswood Park.

    Bookings are essential and we encourage those considering our venue to review our conditions of hire prior to enquiring about availability or making a booking.

  • Who owns Burswood Park?

    Burswood Park is owned by the Western Australian Government and is managed by the Burswood Park Board.

  • How can I provide feedback or lodge a complaint?

    We welcome feedback from visitors to the park and encourage you to complete our feedback form.