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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 195 things to do in Canberra on TripAdvisor

AWARDS

Certificate of Excellence 2016

TRIPADVISOR TRAVELLER REVIEWS

Beautiful, even on a rainy day

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The 45 minute walk around the garden trail provided many beautiful vistas and the eucalypts were varied and gorgeous.

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We participated in a tour with a ver knowlegable volunter and her passion make the tour very enjoyable. relaxing and beatiful

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a rare look at some amazing plants shrubs trees, you can spend all day here enjoying the wonderful sights and smells of nature, a great gift shop, top spot for a picnic lunch and enjoy the...

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FEATURES

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