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Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve

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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!

There are 24 marked trails at Tidbinbilla – ranging from a 15-minute walk to full-day hikes.

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

School holidays are also a great time to visit with regular kid's activities to keep the little ones busy!

Please note: the Tidbinbilla Visitor Centre is closed until further notice; however, the Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve is open as per normal opening hours.

Maps and brochures are available outside of the Visitor Centre for those who need them. There is limited reception at the reserve so the Visitor Centre Wi-Fi will be maintained to support communications. Tidbinbilla Visitor Information staff can still be contacted via phone, or for more information visit the Tidbinbilla website.

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Paddys River Road, Tidbinbilla, Australian Capital Territory, AustraliaGet Directions

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor ratingBased on 321 reviews

“Glad I found this”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 2mos ago by 770jarrods

Great place for those seeking wildlife and hiking. Lots of kangaroos and the koalas in the Eucalyptus Forest were very cool. This is a hidden gem for those visiting Canberra. If you come on...

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“A must visit place”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 1yr ago by Afrunket

I came here on a visit as a tourist from the UK. There was soo much to see snd do that one day did not feel enough. There was a $14 entrance fee for the car and this included a free map. A car is a...

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“Fantastic nature reserve”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 1yr ago by prinny01

Beautiful place with heaps of wildlife, platypus, black swans, kangaroos, bandicoots, lizards, birds and more, plus an old settlers homestead. Food in the kiosk at the entrance is also great too.

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  • Barbeque
  • Carpark
  • Coach Parking
  • Enquiry Desk
  • Family Friendly
  • Food and Refreshments
  • Interpretive Centre
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Toilet
  • Shop / Gift Shop