Australian National Botanic Gardens

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.

Foster your child’s imagination and love of learning by interacting with nature.

The Who Did That? Children’s Trail uses activity stations to introduce children to the concept that plants are important for animal biodiversity.

An accompanying activity booklet provides parents and carers with interesting information and ideas for questions to ask their budding scientists.

Download an activity booklet or pick one up from the Visitor Centre to get started.

Site accessibility

  • Cross icon Not wheelchair accessible



Type of walk

One way track

Walk grade


Walk distance

0.33 km

Time required

30 minutes