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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?
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.
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.
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!
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.