Current COVID-19 restrictions FAQ
Is the Australian National Botanic Gardens open?
All parts of the Australian National Botanic Gardens have re-opened to visitors.
The Visitor Centre, Botanical Bookshop and Jindii Eco Spa are open. Pollen café is open for both take away and dining-in from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Bookings are essential for dining-in.
Public amenities including toilets and baby change rooms are open.
How will you manage COVID-19 health recommendations?
We have completed a risk assessment and introduced measures to protect visitors.
Sanitising stations have been placed around the Gardens.
As restrictions have eased, we have reopened all pathways and pedestrian routes are now two-way. We encourage visitors to adhere to the ongoing social distancing rules and remain 1.5m from each other.
Is the Gardens holding any events or public programs?
Guided walks are available daily at 11.00 am for up to 10 people. Private Guided Walks can be booked for up to 6 people with a tailored tour to suit special interests or purchase as a gift.
Flora Explorer electric bus tours are available on weekends and public holidays for up to 8 people and depart from the Visitor Centre at 11.30 am. Bookings and ticket purchase are available through the Botanical Bookshop.
Sunset Cinema will take place Wednesdays – Saturdays and some Sundays from 10 December 2020 through 14 February 2021. Program details are available through the Sunset Cinema website.
We will continue to monitor the situation and to follow COVID-19 related health recommendations. Updates will be posted on our website and social media channels.