Family and friends picnicking with great views over Canberra

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!

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DETAILS

OPENING HOURS

The Arboretum grounds are open daily from 6am-8.30pm during daylight saving, and from 7am-5.30pm during non-daylight saving. Village Centre is open daily 9am-4pm, except Christmas Day.

ENTRY COST

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TRIPADVISOR TRAVELER RATING

Ranked #2 of 2 things to do in Weston on TripAdvisor

AWARDS

Certificate of Excellence 2015

TRIPADVISOR TRAVELER REVIEWS

A regular place for our family

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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...

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What a view!!

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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...

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Great views of Canberra

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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...

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Forest Drive (off Tuggeranong Parkway), Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, 2611

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