Australian National Botanic Gardens

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Discover the stunning diversity of native Australian plants, right here in Canberra

Nestled in the foothills of Black Mountain, the Australian National Botanic Gardens is the perfect retreat from the rush of city life.

Come to the Gardens, breathe in the fresh air, listen to the birds and watch the trees sway with the breeze. Take a stroll beneath the canopy of the Rainforest Gully, enjoy a coffee or a massage, and leave feeling rejuvenated.

With over 4,500 species on display, the Gardens is the only place where you can see the true variety of native Australian plants in one location.

What’s on at the Gardens?

Off the beaten track

Off the beaten track guided walks

Monday 14 June – Sunday 20 June, 11 am–12 noon & 2 pm–3 pm daily — Meet at the clock near the entry bridge

Venture into parts of the Gardens not frequently visited to see beautiful plants growing there with a volunteer guide.

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MEGAfauna: once there were giants!

MEGAfauna: once there were giants!

26 June –25 July 2021 — Special trail through the Gardens

Embark on an adventure trail filled with nature, science and history! Come face to face with Australia's prehistoric past by immersing yourself in the Gardens newest Megafauna trail – the first of its kind in Australia.

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