Australian National Botanical Gardens
Name: Australian National Botanical Gardens
Location: Clunies Ross Street, Black Mountain Drive, Acton, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, 2601
Opening hours: Open daily 8.30am - 5pm, (extended to 6pm weekdays, 8pm weekends in January)
Description: The Australian National Botanical Gardens is one of the most beautiful exhibit of native flora and fauna in the nation. Weather dependent.
Price Guide: Free entry
Phone: 02 6250 9540
When you're visiting the Australian National Botanical Gardens, located at the base of Black Mountain, you can enjoy a wonderful and large array of Australian flora and fauna.
Whether you want to relax over a picnic or go walking through the park there is something to do for everyone. Take one of the garden's educational walks for free or explore the rainforest area and may other areas in the 50hectare sanctuary.
The Australian National Botanical Gardens also has a lookout and places to bird and view animals, including rare and endangered species. With so much natural beauty around it's the perfect spot for taking your camera.
There are plenty of other things to do while you're at the Australian National Botanical Gardens. You are welcome to view the Public Glasshouse, or visit the Bookshop and if you want to relax over a coffee or light refreshment, the cafe is open from 8.30am until 4.30pm daily.