Visitors photographing filtered light through the rainforest canopy

Australian National Botanic Gardens

Indulge yourself and escape from the city in this beautiful national collection of Australian plants at the Australian National Botanic Gardens.

Offering a breathtaking array of native plants in a spectacular bushland setting, it is the only place in the world you will see this diversity of Australian native plants in one location.

Featuring year-round events, school holiday programs, exhibitions, guided walks and talks, cafe, botanical gift shop and day spa - there's something to suit everyone at the Gardens.

DETAILS

OPENING HOURS

8.30 am - 5.00 pm daily (closed Christmas Day); Visitor Centre open 9.30 am - 4.30 pm daily

ENTRY COST

Free entry

SOCIAL MEDIA

DISABLED ACCESS

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TRIPADVISOR TRAVELER RATING

Ranked #13 of 127 things to do in Canberra on TripAdvisor

AWARDS

Certificate of Excellence 2015

TRIPADVISOR TRAVELER REVIEWS

A centre for Australian native flora

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This is a very special place, dedicated to showing off Australian native plants and trees. In turn, these attract an amazing diversity of birdlife and insects. Covering a large site by the side of...

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Full of birds and native plants

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The gardens are situated close to the Telstra tower that you can see from most parts of Canberra. In fact you can walk up to the tower through the gardens. About a 1 hr 50 mins return walk. The...

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Worth a visit all year round

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This is one of Canberra's gems. One of the best collections of Australian fauna and a beautiful walk in any weather. The flowering species ensure a collection of honeyeaters and many other birds as...

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CONTACT

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ADDRESS

Black Mountain, Clunies Ross Street, Acton, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, 2601

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EMAIL

info@anbg.gov.au

WEB

www.anbg.gov.au/...

PHONE NUMBER

6250 9588

FAX NUMBER

6250 9599

FEATURES

  • Access Without Assistance for the Disabled
  • Bicycle Rack
  • Cafe
  • Car park
  • Catering
  • Coach Parking
  • Conference/Convention Facilities
  • First aid equipment
  • Guide
  • Interpretive Centre
  • Parking for the Disabled
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Toilet
  • Restaurant - Licensed
  • Shaded Area
  • Sheltered Area
  • Shop
  • Toilet facilities for the Disabled
  • Tour Desk
  • Visitor Information Centre
  • Walking Tracks