Australian National Botanic Gardens

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Wattle Walks ended on Sunday  6 September 2020.

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Current events

Treasures in Timber box

Treasures in Timber exhibition

Friday 2 October 12.00 pm–4.30 pm; Saturday 3 October– Monday 4 October, 9.30 am – 4.30 pm — Crosbie Morrison Building

Discover the finest work of the ACT Woodcraft Guild, meet the members and discover a variety of woodworking techniques through demonstrations.

More information and something for the kids
11.00 am – 12.00 pm daily, 29 August–6 September — Meet at the clock near the bridge

Wander through the wattles, the genus Acacia, while they are in full bloom. Join a Volunteer Guide to hear about their symbolism and cultural history on this one-hour walk which celebrates our national floral emblem.

Along the way you’ll learn fascinating stories about this widespread genus, and enjoy the first signs of spring.

Tours are available for of up to 10 people from two household groups maximum to maintain physical distancing in the Gardens.

No bookings required. 


11.00 am – 12.00 pm daily, 29 August–6 September


Meet at the clock near the bridge