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Dinosaurs in the Gardens

Experience what Australia was like when dinosaurs ruled! From the 1st to 16th July, dinosaur herds, ancient petrified wood, living fossil plants and flying winged creatures will be on display throughout the Gardens [read more].


For one night only, follow the specially-lit path through the Gardens to experience dinosaurs looming out of the dark. Wander at your on pace through the Gardens' habitats. [read more].

Calling all kids - we have a treat in store this summer

Climb and explore our Australian National Botanic Gardens to your heart’s content with our latest addition – a recycled timber treehouse gazebo.. [read more].

Dazzling array of colours from eucalypts

Local artist Sally Blake spent six months last year recording the colours extracted from the leaves of 230 eucalypt species and the bark of 100 eucalypt species growing in the Gardens. [read more].

Following the footsteps of famous botanist

Rare plants not seen in more than a decade were rediscovered on a historic two-day field trip while following in the footsteps of famous botanist Baron von Mueller in the South East Forests National Park near Bombala. [read more].

A Boost for Button Wrinklewort

This flower may sound like it belongs to the pages of Snugglepot and Cuddlepie, but we've been growing the endangered Button Wrinklewort, Rutidosis leptorrhynchoides in our Gardens' nursery in anticipation of a big day to reintroduce them back into the wild. [read more]

Gardens welcomes new cafe: Pollen

Pollen, a new cafe featuring modern, delicious, healthy food with a light, fresh decor is now open in the Gardens.[read more].

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Gardens venues and catering from Pollen - perfect for your next occasion

The Gardens is the perfect place to hold your next occasion. With a range of facilities, beautiful surroundings and delicious catering, the Gardens is an ideal venue for your celebrations, meetings, training days or presentations [read more].


Brighten your winter's night and experience the Gardens under lantern light

Sat 3 July & 5 Aug | 6.30 pm | $22.50 adult, $16.50 child | Bookings essential

Join us for one of our many NAIDOC week events

Mon 3 July & Tues 4 July | 9.30 - 11.00 am & 11.30 am 1.00 pm | $25 per child 7 yrs and older | Bookings essential | $25 per child

Wed 5 July | 10.00 am 11.30 am - $20 per child or 1 2.30 pm - $25 per adult | Bookings essential

Thurs 6 July 1.30 pm - 3.30 pm Depart Visitor Centre | $20 per person

3 7 July | 8.30 am 4.30 pm | Free Collect your booklet at the Visitor Centre

Take the kids on a night time journey through the Gardens with their own hand made lantern. Discover some of the Gardens' nocturnal night life and secret plant stories. Suitable for children over five years.

Fri 11 & 18 July | 6.30 pm | $22.50 adult, $16.50 child (5 – 16 yrs) | Bookings essential

Learn to paint a three-dimensional portrait of a pear using washes, glazes and dry brush work - with botanical artist Cheryl Hodges. Look at composition, tone, and principles and techniques for creating botanical paintings.

Wed 12 July | 9.30 am - 4.00 pm | $100 per person | Bookings essential

Works by Indigenous CIT students based on significance of the emu to Aboriginal cultures.

28 June - 29 July | 9.30am – 4.30pm | Visitor Centre Gallery | Free


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