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?

Sunset Cinema

Sunset Cinema

Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and some Sundays; 10 December – 27 February 2021 — Eucalypt Lawn

Enjoy your favorite movies under the eucalypts and sky of beautiful sunsets, clouds and stars. Book now! Easy Ticket Exchanges. Nightly Food Truck. Fresh Popcorn & Snacks.

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Who Did That Children's Trail

Secrets of the Australian Bush – a family adventure

Monday 11 January & Wednesday 20 January; 10.00 am, 11.30 am, 1.30 pm, 3 pm — Meet at the Visitor Centre

Join us for a family-friendly Flora Explorer bus tour and discover the amazing secrets of the plants that live in the Australian bush.

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Bushland Nature Walk

Exclusive Talks in the Gardens series – Bushland Nature Reserve

Wednesday 27 January & Monday 1 February; 10.00 am – 12.00 pm — Meet at the Visitor Centre

Join a Ranger from the  Gardens to discover Australia's plants and animals in Canberra's most diverse nature reserve – only minutes from the city!

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Exclusive Talks in the Gardens Series – Banksia Garden

Thursday 28 January; 9.30 am – 10.30 am — Banksia Garden

Take a journey of discovery through the newly developed Banksia Garden with Living Collections Curator, David Taylor.

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