University Theatres

Sunken Garden

Further information

Hire this venue

For further information about booking the grounds for Weddings, contact the events team on (+61) 8 6488 4820.



Wheelchair access is through a tunnel at the north east corner of Car Park 20, or from the north side of the venue.

The Sunken Garden is an intimate amphitheatre with gardens, ponds and terraced lawns and is a beloved feature of the University's beautiful campus.

For most of the year the Sunken Garden is an idyllic retreat for staff, students and wedding functions.

The setting is one of the most beautiful in Perth. By the Swan River in Matilda Bay and nearby Kings Park, the Sunken Garden offers a stunning setting for all manner of events including wedding ceremonies, photographic sessions and filming.

Because of its popularity as a wedding venue, the Sunken Garden is not normally available for hire at weekends in the summer months at less than 9 to 12 months' notice.

The gardens and buildings of UWA are listed on the Register of the National Estate.

The University is unable to host funerals, but memorial services are possible in certain locations. 

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