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Australian National Botanic Gardens

Clunies Ross Street | Black Mountain, Canberra 2601, Australia
+61 2 6250 9540
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Still a fabulous representation of our flora

As someone who is botanically inclined, I have visited these gardens many times. My most recent... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Well Done - Great Leisure walk

If you like horticulture, this is a great walk. We only dod the Main Path Loop which took about an... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Jon M
Little Rock, Arkansas
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The national collection of Australian native plants; inspiring, informing and connecting people with the Australian flora.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Clunies Ross Street | Black Mountain, Canberra 2601, Australia
+61 2 6250 9540
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Reviewed 4 days ago

As someone who is botanically inclined, I have visited these gardens many times. My most recent visit until July 2017 (about 4 years ago) I thought the place was looking a little tired. On this visit, the gardens have been rejuvenated: the arid centre display,...More

Thank DidsterBenalla
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you like horticulture, this is a great walk. We only dod the Main Path Loop which took about an hour (we walked slowly), but if you take all the side excursion loops you can make an afternoon of it. It was a bit Chilly...More

Thank Jon M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

During the school holidays they dinosaurs spread around the place, which kept the kids entertained. The rest was mainly about different regions of Australia. Other Botanical gardens we have been to have exotic plants too. It would be very difficult to see everything in one...More

Thank Rohit G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were here on a cold, drizzly afternoon and had a great time. As we only had an hour or so until the gardens closed we followed the main path and saw lots of interesting plants, some gorgeous local birds that popped in and to...More

Thank TeaTreePink
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful garden with large open areas. The special dinosaurs exhibit is fun for the children to explore. Bring your picnic and enjoy the sunshine.

Thank Winnie W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The gardens are beautiful and very relaxing to wander through. Whatever you do you must take a packed lunch or or leave and eat elsewhere. The cafe is awful - food is very ordinary and the staff are unhappy and impatient. The meal experience was...More

Thank slessli
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had tremendous enjoyment at an After Dark Event organised in the Botanical Gardens 1st July. It was the precursor to having our 5-year-old grandson stay-over for a first so there was great excitement, on both sides! The event began with lantern-making: for some-one Type...More

Thank vanessa22015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've come to Canberra many times and will admit never gave the Gardens much thought. However the Dino Walk during the holidays enticed us. We are glad it did. It was a wonderful opportunity to explore the entire of the gardens whilst finding the dinosaurs....More

Thank Katybrennan1984
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great layout. Have visited many times with young and very old, always popular with everyone. Lots of fun, cafe can be $$ so bring a picnic. Free story time and craft if you look into it. Don't miss it

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Australian National Botanic Gardens present a well-landscaped impressive display of Australian flora with a number of eco-systems (Sydney region, deserts, rainforest and many more) showcased in distinct areas. It is an interesting and very attractive display. There are some excellent views of Black Mountain,...More

Thank Don K
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11 April 2017|
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Response from Sabrina S | Property representative |
Unfortuntely, as we are a Commonwealth reserve, there are no dogs or other pets allowed in the Gardens.