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Explore the many paths at Australian National Botanic Gardens. They will take you through the national collection of Australian native plants, including banksias, grevillias, and callistemons. The main loop is about 1.5 km (0.9 mi) of mostly flat terrain and well-marked paths. The glasshouse features ferns and pitcher plants, while the treetop walk and gully boardwalk showcase the colors and sounds of the rainforest. Birdlife is abundant (honeyeaters, wattlebirds, and even a Satin bowerbird). It is not uncommon to also see wallabies and echidna bumbling about and lizards sunbathing on rocks. Plan your visit to Australian National Botanic Gardens and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Canberra road trip planner.
Australian National Botanic Gardens reviews
A lovely wander around a variety garden settings. Lizards like to look over their visitors! A cafe near the visitors' centre. more »
Expensive parking, but the grounds are large and varied! It's a beautiful place for a picnic, with some very pretty walks! If you can, bring your own food as the cafe is expensive and not the best. more »
Came with my 14 month old. She loved the tree house and was excited by the wildlife. There's too much to do in one go so we'll definitely come back again. Parking isn't the cheapest though.
The paid parking was affordable and close to garden. Garden offer variety and respite from warm climate conditions. Restaurant offered reasonable service across a decent variety of eats and drinks though at above average cost.
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