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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 #3 of 4 things to do in Nicholls on TripAdvisor


Great time

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Was very surprised at how good this actually was , my 2 year old enjoyed it as much as my 60 year old mother in law! The birds fly around and land right on you, its amazing.

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We loved it

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We had a great time here and the kids thought it was the best having birds land on them to eat apples and worms. Would definitely say give it a go unless you are scared of birds! We spent about an...

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Very close up bird experience

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Firstly keep in mind I couldn't be much more of a bird lover so am a little biased. It's difficult to find, set amongst the middle & back from some old fashioned tourist trap type shops/cafes. Think...

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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