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Australian National Botanic Gardens

Rock Garden Waterfall
Take the kids on an outdoor adventure through Australia's unique landscapes-minutes from city centre
Catch a ride on the Flora Exporer
Enjoy a meal, snack and delicious coffee at Pollen cafe in the Gardens
Garden's Ranger with international visitors
Visitor looking at beautiful white flowers
Rock Garden Waterfall
Take the kids on an outdoor adventure through Australia's unique landscapes-minutes from city centre
Catch a ride on the Flora Exporer
Enjoy a meal, snack and delicious coffee at Pollen cafe in the Gardens
Garden's Ranger with international visitors

Overview

Visiting the Australian National Botanic Gardens gives you the chance to explore around one fifth of Australia's diverse and spectacular flora in Canberra's bushland setting.

With over 4,300 plant species set on 35 hectares, the Australian National Botanic Gardens is the only place in the world you will see this diversity of Australian native plants in one location.

Enjoy a free guided walk, a ride on the Flora Explorer (weekends and public holidays), or treat yourself at the cafe, bookshop or day spa.

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Australian National Botanic Gardens, Clunies Ross Street, Acton, Australian Capital Territory, AustraliaGet Directions

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

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“Gardens in need of care”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 2mos ago by seeknfind

Large gardens showcasing many plant species. However, even though it is autumn large sections of the gardens looked as though they could do with some care. It was good to have a walk around though.

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“Garden for Australian native plants”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 2mos ago by 619jeffry

The Australian National Botanic Gardens celebrate Australian native plants. Some visitors will find the native plants drab. As they say, "I never promosed you a rose garden." There is, however, much...

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“parking costs are not worth the very average gardens”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 3mos ago by Sharlsandco

Very disappointing. Car parking is a fortune, so the gardens are not free at all. Just because they do not charge a specific entry fee, you cannot see the gardens unless you pay the horrific parking...

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