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
Bonsai collection is wonderful but it's early days yet for the trees. Nice idea though. In time it will be a great achievement for Canberra.
The national arboretum is good for road cycling : for the hills, and also for some walks through the trees. I particularly enjoyed the walk to the cork forest.
Although many of the trees are still in their early stages of growth we thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the National Arboretum. Our 6yr old could have spent hours in the playground. We had lunch...