Australian National Botanic Gardens

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The gardens at night. Photo: Irene Lorbergs

Photography afterDARK

Fridays 18 January and 15 February. Times vary depending on sunset — Meet at the Crosbie Morrison amphitheatre

Join Irene Lorbergs from Canberra School of Photography for an exclusive three hour guided night photography workshop in the gardens. Learn how to 'paint with light' during sunset, dusk and the black of night.

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Banks statue

Australian Trees and their Botanists – Summer Guided Walks

Sunday 17 February — Meet at the Visitor Centre

Take a fascinating guided walk uncovering stories of adventure, mystery, sex, and even murder, associated with Australian trees and overseas botanists.

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NatureArt kids club

NatureArt kids club

Last Sunday of every month, February–November, 10.00 am – 12.00 noon — Banks Building

Join NatureArt Kids Club art and science adventures for an exciting exploration of nature in the gardens.

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Fridays 18 January and 15 February. Times vary depending on sunset — Meet at the Crosbie Morrison amphitheatre

Join Irene Lorbergs from Canberra School of Photography for an  exclusive three hour guided night photography workshop in the gardens. Learn how to ‘paint with light’ during sunset, dusk and the black of night.

Delve into the misty rainforest, explore the amazing diversity of plants and perhaps capture some of the creatures that call this place home at night. 

Suitable for beginners to advanced photographers aged 15 years.

Bookings

Bookings are essential as places are limited and bookings close two days prior to event.

18 January, 8.00 pm–11.00 pm (gates open at 7.45 pm)

15 February, 7.30 pm–10.30 pm (gates open at 7.15 pm)

Things to note

  • Please bring your own digital camera and tripod. An extra memory card, battery and small torch are recommended.
  • Wear comfortable shoes suitable for walking. The workshop will include walking up and down stairs.
  • Event will proceed in light rain and ponchos are provided if needed.
  • Gates open at 6.45 pm. Please do not arrive any earlier as you will not be able to access the gardens or carpark.

Should the tour be cancelled for safety reasons, a notice will be posted on this ticketing page, you will be emailed, and a text message will be sent to your mobile. In the event of cancellation you will be given the choice of a refund or rescheduling.

When

Fridays 18 January and 15 February. Times vary depending on sunset

Where

Meet at the Crosbie Morrison amphitheatre

Price

$120 per person