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Araluen Botanic Park will set the scene for a stunning kaleidoscope of colour during Springtime, 2020. Join us in an Araluen celebration, showcasing 150,000 tulips in bloom, 36,000 flowering bulbs against a backdrop of our beautiful bushland landscape.

Feast on the delectable delights of Chalet Healy Café, refurbished and reopened in time for Springtime; or visit our exciting tea house and patisserie on the Roundhouse lawn.

Budding young explorers can join in a treasure hunt to receive a lucky dip prize, enter the Yates colouring competition or take a selfie with one the magical freedom fairies.

There will also be guided walking tours, Cabernet and canvas art classes. There is something for everyone to enjoy at this year’s Tulip Festival.  You don’t want to miss it! Switch off the Netflix and get back to nature!

Perth’s biggest display of Tulips and other Springtime bulbs. More than 150,000 Tulips, 20,000 Daffodils,  4,000 Hyacinths, 4,000 Ranunculus, 4,000 Anemones and 2,000 Grape Hyacinths make the Park into a blooming masterpiece. While exploring the winding pathways prepare to be delighted by our internationally recognised Camellias adding to the massed plantings of colour. Our Magnolias will also be in full bloom with gorgeous colours and scents captivating you on your journey.

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Fill out our short survey and you could go in the draw to win a prize of a yearly Family Membership to Araluen and an Araluen KeepCup!

Complete the survey now by clicking here!

Where to Eat

The Chalet Healy Café will be open from 9am daily serving delicious treats for breakfast, morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea.

Please note the kitchen closes at 3.00pm

Food trucks will be available to keep you sustained on your journey during weekends from 10am – 4pm.

Please note that these hours can be affected by weather and patronage in the Park.

No cash out facilities at Araluen Botanic Park

 

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Opening Hours

Open everyday from 9am-6pm.

Last entry 5pm.

The park is 59 hectares in size and we recommend at minimum of two hours to enjoy the entire experience. Customers will be able to leave the park up until 6pm, however entry will not be permitted after 5pm to ensure customer satisfaction.

 

Admission Fees

Please note

Admission Fees are subject to change.
Please check the website closer to your visit.

Prices are per person.

Concession prices are only valid if you hold an Australian Government Pension Card*
We accept Companion Cards.

Adult $15.00
Child (6 to 15 Years) $7.00
Concession $12.00
Bus Group (8 or more in one vehicle) $10.00
Family Pass (2 Adults + 6 Children) $40.00
   
   

Train Fares

The Train runs daily from 10am – 4pm, train fares can be purchased from the Train Station in the Concourse.

Sit back and enjoy the scenery whilst learning about our incredible Park from your driver.

Adult $5.00
Child (6 to 15 Years) / Concession $3.00

Instagram Competition

#AraluenSpringtime2019

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We are celebrating the beauty of Springtime at Araluen with an exciting Instagram competition! Simply upload a photo from your adventures at Araluen with the hashtag #AraluenSpringtime2019 to go in the running to win an Araluen Friends Membership!

 

Entries officially open September 1 2019 (2:30pm WST) and will close Sunday October 6 at 6pm.

Terms and Conditions apply, please see them here;

Araluen Springtime 2019 Competition Terms and Conditions.

 

This competition is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Instagram.

 

What's on at It’s Yates Springtime at Araluen

It's Yates Springtime at Araluen Information Center

Make sure you head to Forest View to check out the displays.

  • Yates

Head to the yates display to find all you need to on gardening. It’s where advice meets inspiration.

  • Perth Hills Armadale Visitors Centre

Looking for more fun things to see and do in the Perth Hills Armadale region?

Visit the Perth Hills Armadale team for brochures, maps, local insider tips and recommendations on attractions, trails, places to eat and stay. Browse through our selection of souvenirs and local giftware’s for a memento to take home with you.

Roundhouse

Located in central area of the Park on the lower ground terrace the Roundhouse is open daily from 10am throughout Springtime. Serving coffee and patisserie style menu during your visit to Araluen Botanic Park.

Outdoor seating is available here, and you can enjoy the sounds of the running waters while you enjoy tasting treats from the delectable menu of handmade goodies. 

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Kids Entertainment

We have some great activities for the little ones in Springtime this year! See below for whats on.

 

Date Concourse Mary Hargreaves
Saturday
10th of August
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Sunday
11th of August
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11am-2pm
Saturday
17th of August
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11am-2pm
Sunday
25th of August
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11am-2pm
Sunday
1st of September
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12pm-3pm
Magical Princess Show
12pm-12.15pm
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11am-2pm
Saturday
7th of September
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11am-2pm
Sunday
8th of September
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11am-2pm
Sunday
15th of September
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11am-2pm
Saturday
21st of September
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12pm-3pm
Magical Princess Show
12pm-12.15pm
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11am-2pm
Sunday
29th of September
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12pm-3pm
Magical Princess Show
12pm-12.15pm
Monday
30th of September
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2pm-4pm

Cabernet & Canvas

This Spring we will be heading back for a special outdoor class in the grounds of Araluen Botanic Park at the amphitheatre. Our Araluen classes sell out very quickly, so you will need to book in as soon as possible.

Included in your ticket price is:

  • Entry for 1 person to Araluen Botanic Park

  • 2-3 hours of guided painting instruction

  • Take your finished painting home at the end of class

Book Now!

 

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Activities

Keep an eye on this page for updates so you don't miss out on the activities!

Chalet Healy Café

Situated within the central garden area of Araluen Botanic Park, the Chalet Healy Café is a wonderful place to enjoy breakfast, tea, coffee or lunch while overlooking some glorious views.

Open daily from 9am.

Kiosk open during Springtime Festival and has its own grab and go menu offerings like handmade sausage rolls, sourdough toasties, drinks and more

For more info on the Chalet click here

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Restful Waters Free Yoga and Tai Chi Classes

This Springtime at Araluen we are excited to have Restful Waters running a free series of Yoga and Tai Chi Classes for you to enjoy!

Every Saturday in September  (7th,14th, 21st & 28th) be uplifted with;

  • Vishrant Flow Yoga – 10am with Indi & Prema
  • Tai Chi Relaxation – 3pm with Tosh & Shiva

You will find them on the grassed amphitheatre.

This year if you sign up for Restful Waters email newsletter at the festival you will also have the chance to win a $100 gift voucher for use at any course or mini retreat at the sanctuary!

 

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Free Araluen Tours

Join our knowledgeable Tour Guides for a walk through the Park. You will learn the incredible diversity of the Park’s flora and the beautiful story behind Araluen Botanic Park.

Days:

  • Wednesdays with Volunteer Kim
  • Thursdays with Volunteer Lesley
  • Fridays with Volunteer Patsy

Time: 1pm starting time (Guides will only wait 15 minutes for late comers)

Meeting point: Forest View Deck where the Perth Hills Armadale Information Center is  located

Please Note: Tour will be automatically cancelled in inclement weather.

If you would like to take yourself on a historical tour, please download the below document.

Araluen Botanic Park Self-Guided Tour

 

Entertainment Schedule

Festival Day Entertainment
Thursday
29th of August
🎵Jay Weston🎵
11:00am - 2:00pm
Concourse
Friday
30th of August
🎵Ray Martin🎵
11:00am - 2:00pm
Concourse
Saturday
31st of August
🎵Ladybird🎵
11:00am - 2:00pm
Concourse

🎵C&J Rockin🎵
11:00am - 2:00pm
Mary Hargreaves

🎵Beth Margaret🎵
11:00am - 2:00pm
Forest View

🎵John Ralph🎵
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Concourse
Sunday
1st of September
🎵C&J Rockin🎵
11:00am - 2:00pm
Forest View
Monday
2nd of September
🎵Jay Weston🎵
11:00am - 2:00pm
Concourse
Tuesday
3rd of September
🎵Ray Martin🎵
11:00am - 2:00pm
Concourse
Wednesday
4th of September
🎵Natasha Hollier🎵
11:00am - 2:00pm
Concourse
Thursday
5th of September
🎵Jay Weston🎵
11:00am - 2:00pm
Concourse
Friday
6th of September
🎵Ray Martin🎵
11:00am - 2:00pm
Concourse

🎵Bindi Weir🎵
11:00am - 2:00pm
Forest View
Saturday
7th of September
🧘‍♀️ Restful Water Yoga Class 🧘‍♀️
10am (30min)
Amphitheater

🎵Grace Perks🎵
11:00am - 2:00pm
Mary Hargreaves

🎵Natasha Hollier🎵
11:00am - 2:00pm
Forest View

🎵Sally Jane🎵
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Concourse

🌸 Restful Water Tai Chi Class 🌸
3pm (30min)
Amphitheater
Sunday
8th of September
🎨Cabernet & Canvas🎨
Paid workshop
Amphitheater

🎵Beth Margaret🎵
11:00am - 2:00pm
Concourse

🎵Tania Mazzoti🎵
11:00am - 2:00pm
Forest View

🎵Kathy Carver🎵
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Concourse
Monday
9th of September
🎵Jay Weston🎵
11:00am - 2:00pm
Concourse
Tuesday
10th of September
🎵Ray Martin🎵
11:00am - 2:00pm
Concourse
Wednesday
11th of September
🎵Sheba🎵
11:00am - 2:00pm
Concourse
Thursday
12th of September
🎵Jay Weston🎵
11:00am - 2:00pm
Concourse
Friday
13th of September
🎵Ray Martin🎵
11:00am - 2:00pm
Concourse
Saturday
14th of September
🧘‍♀️ Restful Water Yoga Class 🧘‍♀️
10am (30min)
Amphitheater

🎵Tom Grice🎵
11:00am - 2:00pm
Concourse

🎵John Ralph🎵
11:00am - 2:00pm
Mary Hargreaves

🎵Soul Purpose🎵
11:00am - 2:00pm
Forest View

🎵C&J Rockin🎵
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Concourse

🌸 Restful Water Tai Chi Class
3pm (30min) 🌸
Amphitheater
Sunday
15th of September
🎨Cabernet & Canvas🎨
Paid workshop
Amphitheater

🎵Sally Jane🎵
11:00am - 2:00pm
Mary Hargreaves

🎵Grace Perks🎵
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Concourse
Monday
16th of September
🎵Jay Weston🎵
11:00am - 2:00pm
Concourse
Tuesday
17th of September
🎵Ray Martin🎵
11:00am - 2:00pm
Concourse

🎵Eugene Mcgrath🎵
11:00am - 2:00pm
Forest View
Wednesday
18th of September
🎵Natasha Hollier🎵
11:00am - 2:00pm
Concourse
Thursday
19th of September
🎵Jay Weston🎵
11:00am - 2:00pm
Concourse
Friday
20th of September
🎵Ray Martin🎵
11:00am - 2:00pm
Concourse

🎵Bindi Weir🎵
11:00am - 2:00pm
Forest View
Saturday
21st of September
🧘‍♀️ Restful Water Yoga Class
10am (30min) 🧘‍♀️
Amphitheater

🎵Sheba🎵
11:00am - 2:00pm
Forest View

🌸 Restful Water Tai Chi Class 🌸
3pm (30min)
Amphitheater
Sunday
22nd of September
🎵Justin Bell🎵
11:00am - 2:00pm
Concourse

🎵Julian Tearney🎵
11:00am - 2:00pm
Mary Hargreaves

🎵Ladybird🎵
11:00am - 2:00pm
Forest View

🎵Kathy Carver🎵
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Concourse
Monday
23rd of September
🎵Jay Weston🎵
11:00am - 2:00pm
Concourse
Wednesday
25th of September
🎵Sheba🎵
11:00am - 2:00pm
Concourse
Thursday
26th of September
🎵Jay Weston🎵
11:00am - 2:00pm
Concourse
Saturday
28th of September
🧘‍♀️ Restful Water Yoga Class
10am (30min) 🧘‍♀️
Amphitheater

🎵John Ralph🎵
11:00am - 2:00pm
Concourse

🎵Natasha Hollier🎵
11:00am - 2:00pm
Mary Hargreaves

🎵Eugene McGrath🎵
11:00am - 2:00pm
Forest View

🌸 Restful Water Tai Chi Class 🌸
3pm (30min)
Amphitheater
Sunday
29th of September
🎵Sheba🎵
11:00am - 2:00pm
Mary Hargreaves

🎵Chris Atkinson🎵
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Concourse
Monday
30th of September
🎵Jay Weston🎵
11:00am - 2:00pm
Concourse

🎵Soul Purpose🎵
11:00am - 2:00pm
Mary Hargreaves

Traffic Management during Tulip Season

Thank you for your patience during the Tulip season, we have been experiencing high traffic demand and Traffic Management is in place on weekends.

Araluen Botanic Park and Canning Dam is only accessible via Croyden Road off Brookton Highway on weekends.

Gardiner Road will be closed due to Traffic Management.

From Araluen Botanic Park to Redtail Lane is one-way traffic.

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