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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
The restaurant is simple and there is a menu, but there is also an extensive menu written up every day on the board as specials. The atmosphere is relaxed and just what you'd expect at a botanic... more »
Not here! The battery cart was cheerfully explained and very maneuverable. Freely available, it was ideal for getting around along the well-signposted paths. Made our day! 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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