Australian National Botanic Gardens

Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays at 11.30 am — Departs from the Visitor Centre

The Australian National Botanic Gardens is open and welcomes visitors from 8.30 am to 5 pm every day of the year (except 25 December).

Visitors will need to comply with the COVID-19 safety measures that remain in place across the ACT. Read more.

Discover the Gardens in relaxing style with a 45-minute guided tour aboard our electric bus.

Join an experienced and knowledgeable guide and get an insight into the main highlights of the Gardens in the comfort of a bus.

Discover the diversity of plants and landscapes on display in the Gardens. Hear stories about Australia’s unique plants and learn about the history and achievements of the Gardens.

Suitable for the whole family and visitors with limited mobility. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Purchase tickets from the Botanical Bookshop located in the Visitor Centre.


Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays at 11.30 am


Departs from the Visitor Centre

Site accessibility

  • Cross icon Not wheelchair accessible


Adults $8, children under 16 and concession $5, children under three years old free

Type of walk

Return track

Walk distance

2 km

Time required

45 minutes