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

Wattle and eucalypt dyeing workshops ended on Invalid date.

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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.

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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.

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9.00 am – 1.00 pm, 22 Aug, 9 Sept & 16 Sept

Join local textile artist Sally Blake in a fun and creative wattle and eucalypt dyeing workshop.

Learn how to make flower, leaf and bark dyes and try your new skills out on a take-home scarf using dyes from local acacias and eucalypts. 

There will also be a short guided walk showing a variety of wattles and eucalypts within the Gardens. 

This workshop is suitable for participants 15 years and over. 

Bookings are essential and close two days prior to event.

  • Book Sunday, 9 September - SOLD OUT
  • Book Sunday, 16 September - SOLD OUT

When

9.00 am – 1.00 pm, 22 Aug, 9 Sept & 16 Sept

Price

$70 per person