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Canberra Walk In Aviary

Walk among nearly 400 beautiful birds in the Canberra Walk In Aviary. Observe, photograph and feed the friendly free flying birds as they fly in the large planted aviary

This is your chance to get up close and personal with nearly 50 different species from Australia and around the world. Count over 200 parrots and 200 finches quail and pheasants.

The Canberra Walk In Aviary is only 15 minutes from the city centre. Federation Square is located in Gold Creek Village off the Barton Highway Nicholls.

Entrance to the aviary is located directly behind the Green Gold Garden Centre.



Daily (Weather permitting); Summer: 10am - 5pm (Last admission 4.30 pm); Winter - 10am - 4pm (last admission 3.30 pm); Closed Christmas Day.


  • Adult: $12.00
  • Child: $9.00 - Under 4yrs free when accompanied by fee paying adult
  • Concession: $11.00 - Over 16s with student ID card or other Concession Entitlement Card.
  • Concession: $10.00 - For seniors
  • Family: $38.00 - Family is 2 adults + 2 children, or 1 adult + 3 children. Extra child with family $4.50 per child<br />





Ranked #4 of 4 things to do in Nicholls on TripAdvisor


Owner of this place threatened two small children with physical violence

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The owner of this place walked past my children who were playing in a park next to the Canberra Walk In Aviary, swore at them, and threatened to break their arms (they are 5 and 8). At the time they...

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Lovely place

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Our five year-old loved it, and so did we. Friendly birds, no big parrots, thankfully, just beautiful native birds, wonderful colours. Great that visitors get to feed the birds and get so close to...

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Great fun feeding the birds

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My son and I really enjoyed feeding the birds here. I would suggest though for the best experience that you go early in the morning before the crowds get there and feed them up. They are not really...

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Shop 13 Federation Square, Gold Creek Village, O'Hanlon Place, Nicholls, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, 2913

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  • Access Without Assistance for the Disabled
  • Car park
  • Non Smoking Establishment
  • Parking for the Disabled
  • Sheltered Area