Australian National Botanic Gardens

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National Botanic Gardens Day – Free Flora Explorer Rides ended on Sunday 26 May 2019.

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Current events

Beeswax wraps

Beeswax Wraps Workshops for Pollinator Week

17 November 10.00 am – 12.30 pm & 2.00 pm – 4.30 pm — Banks Building

Make your own Bees Wax Wraps for Pollinator Week. Use less plastic at home and get creative at the same time.

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Bushland Nature Walk

Bushland Nature Walk – guided walks

10.00 am – 11.30 am, Thursdays 17, 24 & 31 October & 21 November — Meet at the Visitor Centre

Join a volunteer guide to discover flowering plants along the Bushland Nature Walk and enjoy spectacular views over Lake Burley Griffin.

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Sunset Cinema on the Eucalypt Lawn

Sunset Cinema

Wednesdays to Sundays, 21 November 2019 to Saturday 11 January 2020. Gates open 6:30 pm. Note opening night is a Thursday and closing night is a Saturday. — Eucalypt Lawn

Experience cinema among the eucalypts this summer. Gather together your family and friends for a night out to remember. Sit back, relax and watch the stars under the stars!

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Sunday 26 May 10.30 am – 2.30 pm — Leave from the Visitor Centre

Celebrate National Botanic Gardens Day with a new way to see the Gardens on board our electric bus.

Ride in comfort and style up to the top of the Gardens. 

Hop off and explore the Gardens or loop all the way back to the Visitor Centre. Fun for all the family!

The Flora Explorer will leave every 30 minutes from the Visitor Centre. 

National Botanic Gardens Day celebrates the important work of botanic gardens in conservation. It is held on the last Sunday of May across Australia and New Zealand.

When

Sunday 26 May 10.30 am – 2.30 pm

Where

Leave from the Visitor Centre

Price

Free