Australian National Botanic Gardens

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Wattle Walks ended on Sunday  9 September 2018.

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The gardens at night. Photo: Irene Lorbergs

Photography afterDARK

Fridays 18 January and 15 February. Times vary depending on sunset — Meet at the Crosbie Morrison amphitheatre

Join Irene Lorbergs from Canberra School of Photography for an exclusive three hour guided night photography workshop in the gardens. Learn how to 'paint with light' during sunset, dusk and the black of night.

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Banks statue

Australian Trees and their Botanists – Summer Guided Walks

Sunday 17 February — Meet at the Visitor Centre

Take a fascinating guided walk uncovering stories of adventure, mystery, sex, and even murder, associated with Australian trees and overseas botanists.

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NatureArt kids club

NatureArt kids club

Last Sunday of every month, February–November, 10.00 am – 12.00 noon — Banks Building

Join NatureArt Kids Club art and science adventures for an exciting exploration of nature in the gardens.

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11.00 am – 12.00 pm daily, 1–9 September — Meet at the Visitor Centre

Discover the diversity of the genus Acacia (commonly known as wattle) on free guided walks through the gardens for Wattle Week.

Along the way you’ll learn fascinating stories and enjoy the first signs of spring.

No bookings required.


11.00 am – 12.00 pm daily, 1–9 September


Meet at the Visitor Centre