National Arboretum Canberra, The
The National Arboretum is Canberra's newest attraction. It's a living collection of 48,000 trees, an entertainment facility and events venue offering a unique visitor experience. Set on a 250 hectare site, the Arboretum includes 94 forests of rare, endangered and symbolic trees from Australia and around the world. It's also home to the National Bonsai and Penjing Collection.
Enjoy free guided and self-guided tours, interactive displays, sculptures, Pod Playground, a café and shop and picnic areas with outlooks to some of Canberra's most spectacular views. The Arboretum is a great place to play!
Check their website for details.
TRIPADVISOR TRAVELER RATING
Ranked #2 of 2 things to do in Weston on TripAdvisor
Certificate of Excellence 2015
TRIPADVISOR TRAVELER REVIEWS
The arboretum is wonderful for all. I've taken my young son there many times and whilst we usually end up at the pod playground we've covered most of the grounds on our adventures. The playground is...
The drive up is breathtaking enough but even more stunning when you get to the top. I love the thought that has gone into the design of hills for big and little kids to roll down. I love the wide...
I had been told to go to the arboretum as it had great views of Canberra and it has. The view from the information centre was pretty good but take the track or drive to the Milking Shed Lookout and...