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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


good interactive experience with beautiful birds

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Great site to visit with children - birds very used to human contact and keen to be fed. Good for about 1 hours entertainment. Negative part - a bit run down, needs some TLC. The info available about...

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My partner and I own an Indian Ring Neck and after a weekend in Canberra thought it would be nice to visit this aviary as bird enthusiasts.... This aviary DOES have varieties of birds that are...

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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, 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