Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve

Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve

Please note, while restrictions put in place to respond to COVID-19 are easing, there may be some changes to business-as-usual to keep workers and visitors safe. Please contact the business for the most up to date information, including opening times and social distancing measures.

See koalas, kangaroos, birds, reptiles and more in the natural setting of Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve, just 45 minutes drive from the Canberra CBD.

Keep an eye open for wandering wallabies and emus, and you may even catch a glimpse of an elusive platypus!

The kids will love the Nature Discovery Playground and you’ll love the idyllic picnic spots, BBQ areas and fresh open air.

There are 24 marked trails at Tidbinbilla – ranging from a 15 minute walk to full-day hikes. You can grab a map from the Visitors Centre.

School holidays are also a great time to visit with regular kids activities to keep the little ones busy!
  • Tid Boardwalk
    The Sanctuary has an abundance of wildlife for you to discover, as does the Koala enclosure
  • VIC
    Our friendly staff in the Visitor Centre can help with your visit
  • Couple looking at incredible bush views
    Hike in the great Australian bush
  • bbq area
  • Tid Platypus
    You have a great chance of seeing a platypus in the wild
  • Tid Park Care
  • Tid bushwalk
  • Views

DETAILS

OPENING HOURS

From 10/03/2021 - To 04/04/2021: Open at 7:30am - Closes at 8pm; From 05/04/2021 - To 02/10/2021: Open at 7:30am - Closes at 6pm

COSTS

Between $6.00 and $14.00
Day Pass prices per vehicle, except coaches.

Check out our website for further information about Annual Passes and large groups.

ACCESSIBILITY

Disabled access available, contact operator for details

Location

Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve

Paddys River Road, Tidbinbilla, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Features

Barbeque

Carpark

Family Friendly

Reviews

TripAdvisor traveller rating

BASED ON 308 REVIEWS

Ranked #2 of 224 things to do in Canberra on TripAdvisor

Awards

  • Travelers Choice 2021

“A wonderful day!”

Reviewed on 20/06/2021

About 50 minutes from downtown Canberra, this place is a great day out.
$14 per car entrance fee. Well maintained roads and excellent footpaths. We saw lots of wildlife, including a platypus .
Great...

Review by

davlynski

“Nice Spot for a picnic!”

Reviewed on 05/05/2021

Loved this spot, not too far out of Canberra for a day trip.
Lots of Kangaroos and nice spots to have a picnic. Unfortunately didn't manage to see any platypuses

Review by

sarahcM556ZV

“A wonderful, must visit again location”

Reviewed on 16/04/2021

This place has been on our radar for years, but this was our first opportunity to visit. Good visitor center, excellent maps of walks and attractions. We spent over 2 hours walking around the...

Review by

Gregory D

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