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Australian National Botanic Gardens

Clunies Ross St | Black Mountain, Canberra 2601, Australia
+61 2 6250 9540
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Credit to Canberra.

Beautiful gardens so well planned and tended. Delight to wander through and appreciate the seasonal... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
rst71486
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Seymour, Australia
Interesting place

We hadn't planned to visit here so only had a brief time available. You could spent all day here... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Brenton E
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Adlaide
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The national collection of Australian native plants; inspiring, informing and connecting people with the Australian flora.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“native plants” (34 reviews)
“rainforest walk” (32 reviews)
“red centre” (31 reviews)
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Clunies Ross St | Black Mountain, Canberra 2601, Australia
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+61 2 6250 9540
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful gardens so well planned and tended. Delight to wander through and appreciate the seasonal and native plants, trees and wildlife.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We hadn't planned to visit here so only had a brief time available. You could spent all day here. It is divided into the flora of different regions including rain forest. All types of books available for purchase.

Thank Brenton E
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

I'm a plant nerd, so my perspective on the ANBG will not be,.... umm, usual, necessarily, at least not unless you're also a plant nerd or similar. This place has a huge diversity of native plants, many rare ones, and a range of themed collections...More

Thank Aditya G
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

We were very impressed with the loop walk, which took us all around the Gardens. You can divert from the main path to further explore certain areas. We found the Gardens rather dry & colourless, which is probably a reflection of Canberra's climate, and there...More

1  Thank Karen M
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Visited the gardens with family and was a great day out. Awesome setting and hidden away from the city noises.

Thank Richard M
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

All areas of the gardens are great to visit, stunning plants and wildlife to see. Nice spot for a picnic too/

Thank 735jor
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

The Australian National Botanic Gardens is a wonderful place for all the family. Plenty of shade for summer, water for the kids to go tadpole and yabby hunting. Fantastic restaurant with seating outdoors or inside. Plenty of wildlife to see as well. Parking was a...More

Thank laine452
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

This is a learning garden for Master Gardeners. It embraces the natural wildlife, yes you will see lizard, birds, and dinosaurs! The layout showcases each area and yet conserves water without feeling shortchanged!

Thank Ganeen Genie J
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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

The main walk was a good way to explore the gardens for the first time. The Red Centre Garden was a subsidiary garden that very interesting and a favourite on the day. The rainforest garden developed over many many years was a great achievement where...More

1  Thank FrankJosephV
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

The gardens are excellent, but we were very disappointed with the cafe. Take your own picnic food and enjoy the magnificent gardens, as the cafe has very limited options after the kitchen closes at 2.30 pm, even in summer. For an international tourist attraction it...More

2  Thank Lesleyp56
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Paul C
10 December 2017|
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Response from Sabrina S | Property representative |
Hello, Yes we have electric mobility scooters available at the Visitor Centre. They can travel through the highlights of the Gardens on the Main path.
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Judith-Donald
17 November 2017|
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Response from Theo V | Reviewed this property |
yep
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Rainel
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.
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