Australian National Botanic Gardens

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Talking with Trees ended on Sunday 30 May 2021.

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Xerochrysum bracteantha

Colour in Winter Guided Walks

11.00 am–12.00 pm & 2.00 pm–3.00 pm daily, Monday 9 August–Sunday 15 August — Meet at the clock near the bridge

Brighten your winter day and discover the spectacular colours of leaves, bark, flowers and seeds in the Gardens with a Volunteer Guide.

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MEGAfauna: once there were giants!

MEGAfauna: once there were giants!

26 June –25 July 2021 — Special trail through the Gardens

Embark on an adventure trail filled with nature, science and history! Come face to face with Australia's prehistoric past by immersing yourself in the Gardens newest Megafauna trail – the first of its kind in Australia.

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Wattle by Irene Lorbergs

Wattle Walks

11.00 am–12.00 pm & 2.00–3.00 pm daily, 30 August–5 September — Meet at the clock near the bridge

Celebrate Wattle Week with a guided walk exploring the Gardens’ collection of wattles, the genus Acacia.

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5 – 30 May; 9.30 am – 4.30 pm — Visitor Centre Gallery

An exhibition featuring historic and contemporary images showing how the Gardens has evolved into a site of understanding of our native flora, as well as a place of reflection, discovery and species protection. 

Artist Tracey Benson seeks to evoke the emotions of reverence, hope and empowerment through the use of photography, video and augmented reality. 

Part of Canberra Tree Week


5 – 30 May; 9.30 am – 4.30 pm


Visitor Centre Gallery