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 1512 REVIEWS

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

“Surprising”

Reviewed on 12/06/2021

This place was a real surprise, and I would rate it a must visit in Spring. we were there in winter and many of the tree are bare of leaves. The views are magnificent and all photos do not do justice...

Review by

Kevin A

“A national treasure and a must-see”

Reviewed on 12/06/2021

What a national treasure this place is. Knowing how badly this area and other parts of Canberra were decimated by bushfires in 2003, it is very special to see the arboretum rise out of that disaster...

Review by

299MD

“A treasure in Canberra”

Reviewed on 08/06/2021

Always recommend the Arboretum to visitors. It’s a beautiful, peaceful place and a real treasure in Canberra. The views are impressive and the variety of flora is wonderful. My only criticism is that...

Review by

wanderingaboutafrica

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