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Australian National Botanic Gardens

Escape from the city in this beautiful collection of Australian plants at the Australian National Botanic Gardens, located minutes from the hustle and bustle of the Canberra city centre. Offering a breathtaking array of native plants in a spectacular bushland setting, this is the only place in the world you’ll see this diversity of Australian native plants in one location.

With year-round events, school holiday programs, exhibitions, guided walks and talks, a cafe, botanical gift shop and even a day spa, this is the perfect way to connect to nature.

DETAILS

OPENING HOURS

Gardens: Daily 8.30 am - 5pm daily; Visitor Centre: Daily 9.30am - 4.30pm ; Closed Christmas Day

ENTRY COSTS

Free

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TRIPADVISOR TRAVELLER RATING

Ranked #13 of 197 things to do in Canberra on TripAdvisor

AWARDS

Certificate of Excellence 2016

TRIPADVISOR TRAVELLER REVIEWS

Nice Native Garden

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A really nice garden with an interesting aray of that are well marked compared to other similar gardens. There are few toilets around so nom at the visitors centre before heading off.

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a wonderful place to visit at any time of year

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We go regularly, it is a place of peace in a busy little city. There is always something to see, the art exhibitions are varied and interesting. There is a small bus which takes people on a tour...

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Great Garden

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The Canberra Botanic Garden is a great place to visit for a walk. There are many, many native plants from different parts of Australia. Landscape is beautiful. There is a shop selling souvenirs...

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FEATURES

  • Cafe
  • Carpark
  • Coach Parking
  • Conference/Convention Facilities
  • Interpretive Centre
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Toilet
  • Restaurant
  • Shop