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National Bonsai & Penjing Collection

Forest Drive | Tuggeranong Pky Weston Creek, Canberra 2611, Australia
+61 2 6207 8483
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Magnificent view

A stunning view with all the greens that surrounds you. You also get see all the hills that... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fairytail91
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Gold Coast, Australia
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A great little find at the National Arboretum - don't miss it.

Have never been to Japan, but I imagine that this collection and its setting are representative of... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
purple_traveller
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Canberra, Australia
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The National Bonsai and Penjing Collection of Australia displays, for public enjoyment and education, a collection of high-quality bonsai and penjing representing the diversity of styles amongst Australian artists.
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Forest Drive | Tuggeranong Pky Weston Creek, Canberra 2611, Australia
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+61 2 6207 8483
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A stunning view with all the greens that surrounds you. You also get see all the hills that surrounds canberra. Is just brilliant view and jaw dropping. The bonzais..... They also gorgeous. The most bonzais I ever see. My visit to here tottally wort it.

Thank Fairytail91
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Have never been to Japan, but I imagine that this collection and its setting are representative of an authentic Japanese garden. One of my go to places in Canberra when I want to bit of peace and tranquility... so long as there aren't children playing...More

Thank purple_traveller
Reviewed 8 September 2017

can take a while to see prince andrew visit this last year. very great veiws concerts are held here big groups

Thank ray12031924
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Adjoining the Arboretum at the western end of Lake Burley Griffin is this very popular collection of around one hundred exhibits of both native and foreign trees. The exhibit is open most days of the year and is free. There is a charge for parking....More

Thank Saggito
Reviewed 12 August 2017

If you are at the National Arboretum you cannot miss this impressive collection of Bonsai specimens. The tress are so old. It is fascinating to see them up close, the detail is incredible. There are helpful guides who are there to tell the story of...More

Thank Nunngo
Reviewed 22 July 2017

This is not just a collection, it is a vision of time. The Guides here are very helpful and passionate about the collection & are happy to explain so much. Thank you.

Thank Farmer C
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Exquisite perfection has been applied to this display of bonsai trees. I spent longer in here than the arboretum outside. Some plants are quite old. Amazingly detailed trees. A must see if bonsai interests you.

Thank PidynTeithio
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Located in the National Arboretum, this exhibition is a must-see exhibition for a bonsai and penjing lover. I adore how details the penjing was, like exactly a mini forest with mini animals on it.

Thank nadhnadira
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Very beautiful and well cared for! The volunteers are well informed and so passionate. Definetly worth it

Thank Sarah D
Reviewed 11 June 2017

A unique part of the Arboretum, which is excellent in its own right. Quite amazing minature plant artworks!

Thank Craig W
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