Australian National Botanic Gardens

Following the ACT Government’s announcement of the ACT’s COVID-19 Pathway Forward, we’re pleased to advise that the Australian National Botanic Gardens, as an ‘outdoor attraction’, is permitted to re-open to the public on 29 October 2021.

We look forward to welcoming visitors back to the Gardens from 29 October 2021 and thank you for your patience and support. We will provide further information about our re-opening plans and ongoing COVID-Safe operational plans in the coming weeks.

For further information about the ACT’s COVID-19 Pathway Forward and COVID-19 response, please visit https://www.covid19.act.gov.au/

Award-winning Pollen café and restaurant features modern, delicious, healthy food in an atmosphere of relaxed elegance, surrounded by the beauty of the world’s most diverse collection of Australian plants.

Gardens’ catering and venue hire

Set among the beauty of the most diverse collection of Australian plants in the world, the Gardens is the perfect location for your next function.

Catering for weddings, events and conferences in the Gardens is provided by Pollen.

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Opening hours

9 am to 2:30 pm daily