Australian National Botanic Gardens

The Australian National Botanic Gardens has re-opened to visitors from 29 October 2021.

We are pleased to welcome visitors back to the Gardens from 8.30 am to 5 pm.

We will continue to follow guidelines set by the ACT’s COVID-19 Pathway Forward and COVID-19 response.

This event has finished

Indigenous plant use walks – Canberra and Region Heritage Festival ended on Friday 23 April 2021.

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Current events

Who Did That Children's Trail

Secrets of the Australian Bush – a family adventure

Monday 17 January, Wednesday 19 January, Friday 21 January, Tuesday 25 January, Thursday 27 January; 10.30 am — Meet at the Visitor Centre

Join us for a family-friendly Flora Explorer bus tour and discover the amazing secrets of the plants that live in the Australian bush.

More information and bookings
Sunset Cinema

Sunset Cinema

Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays; 25 November – 26 February 2022 — Eucalypt Lawn

Enjoy your favourite movies under the eucalypts and sky of beautiful sunsets, clouds and stars. Book now! Nightly Food Truck. Fresh Popcorn & Snacks.

More information
Thursday 8 April 10.30 am; Wednesday 14 April 11.30 am; Monday 19 April 10.30 am & Friday 23 April 11.30 am — Meet at the clock near the entry bridge

Discover how Indigenous Australians have used plants for food and medicine, to make tools and weapons, and for ceremonial practice.

Join a ranger and enjoy an easy walk along our Aboriginal Plant Use Trail.

Cost $5. Bookings are essential.

Book Thursday 8 April

Book Wednesday 14 April

Book Monday 19 April

Book Friday 23 April

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When

Thursday 8 April 10.30 am; Wednesday 14 April 11.30 am; Monday 19 April 10.30 am & Friday 23 April 11.30 am

Where

Meet at the clock near the entry bridge

Price

$5.00 per person. Bookings essential.