POD Playground at the National Arboretum

POD Playground at the National Arboretum

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.

Let the kids expend some energy at the magical Pod Playground at National Arboretum Canberra. The kids will have a blast hiding in the acorn cubbies, clambering across the climbing nets, making music in the banksia cubbies and slipping down the tube slides.

You’ll appreciate the stunning views over Canberra with coffee in hand.

Ideal for children of all ages, the Pod Playground is specially designed to both challenge and excite the Arboretum’s younger visitors.

There is a bathroom and change facilities in the Pod playground.

Please practice social distancing, maintain good hygiene and stay home if you are sick. Due to current health advice, please view our website for the most up to date information regarding opening times and services.
  • Pod Playground at dusk
    Acorns at dusk
  • Playground acorns and net tunnel.
    Playground acorns and net tunnel.
  • Kids having fun at Pod Playground
    Play at Pod Playground

DETAILS

OPENING HOURS

Daily: 7 am - 5.30 pm

COSTS

Free

ACCESSIBILITY

Suitable for guests with sufficient mobility to climb two or three steps, but would benefit from fixtures and fittings to aid balance.

Suitable for guests who depend on the use of a wheelchair in a seated position at all times.

Location

POD Playground at the National Arboretum

1 Forest Drive, Molonglo Valley, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Features

Carpark

Reviews

TripAdvisor traveller rating

BASED ON 1487 REVIEWS

Ranked #2 of 2 things to do in Molonglo Valley on TripAdvisor

Awards

  • Travelers Choice 2020

“Wonderful playground and large cafe”

Reviewed on 10/01/2021

Wonderful playground for kids under 10 that is fenced in, and there is a large cafe, restaurant and a gift shop. Some nice tours and you can take walks.. great way to spend half a day! Note it can be...

Review by

YiliKR

“Beautiful lookouts”

Reviewed on 09/01/2021

The bonsai garden inside the arboretum is very good. The arboretum is a beautiful place to walk around. Has nice sculptors and a love restaurant.

Review by

Alka595

“Views and a beautiful surround.”

Reviewed on 31/12/2020

We have been here over the years and seem great changes. The trees are magnificent now.They have expanded and have more beautiful outlooks. This is one of the best places to take in views of...

Review by

themotherdingo

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