Skyline Drive-In

Oceanic Drive and Bold Park Drive,
Perth, WA 6014

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1957 image courtesy Arthur Stiles.

Located off Oceanic Drive, inside Bold Park (formerly Floreat Park) 5 miles northwest of the city centre. The Skyline Drive-In opened on 17th November 1955 with “Broken Lance”. It closed on 6th April 1986 with “Jewel of the Nile” and “Beyond”.

It was demolished in March 1988.

Contributed by David Zornig

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DavidZornig on March 11, 2015 at 3:19 pm

Website with The Skyline Drive-In’s history and photos. Copy & paste to view.

DavidZornig on March 11, 2015 at 3:25 pm

Another website with additional history and photo links. Copy & paste to view.

davidcoppock on June 23, 2015 at 11:01 pm

The address is wrong, the entrance Road was off Oceanic Drive,where the photo was taken,and the exit Road was off Bold Park Road. The Drive-in site was used for viewing Halley’s comet in 1986. The entrance Road,and exit Road and ramps,(and bases of snack bar/bio box, ticket booth/s,and screen still there,next to the Town of Cambridge Shire offices. I think it is planed to include the Drive-in site in the Town of Cambridge(or Bold Park) heritage trail?

davidcoppock on June 24, 2015 at 11:09 pm

The Skyline Drive-in opened on 17/11/1955 with Broken lance, and cartoons(not named),and a traveloge, and newreels. The Drive-in closed on 5/4/1986 with Legend,and The jewel of the Nile.

davidcoppock on August 2, 2015 at 1:10 am

Skyline Drive-in is in the Perth suburb of Floreat.

davidcoppock on August 28, 2018 at 9:37 pm

753 cars from 1955 to 1958. 782 cars from 1959 to 1986.

davidcoppock on December 21, 2022 at 7:34 am

The entrance and exit roads are now known as John Bown Grove.

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