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Australian National Botanic Gardens

Clunies Ross Street | Black Mountain, Canberra 2601, Australia
+61 2 6250 9540
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Australain Natives in abundance

The ANBG contains 100% Australian native plant species; and the largest collection in the country... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Craig W
Pollen Cafe a welcome addition

The new Pollen cafe is beautifully presented - such a delight to walk in. Service was excellent... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Deb P
Canberra, Australia
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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 1 week ago

The ANBG contains 100% Australian native plant species; and the largest collection in the country. Also great just for a walk around or through-one can take in a large amount in just 1 hour. Excellent tours guided by expert volunteers. Recently upgraded Café. Great for...More

Thank Craig W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The new Pollen cafe is beautifully presented - such a delight to walk in. Service was excellent, with good coffee.

Thank Deb P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We just finished our free guided tour with Steve and would definitely recommend this if visiting the gardens. Steve's expert knowledge of all things botanical intertwined with some great anecdotes made for a lovely hour exploring the gardens, especially for us novices who would have...More

2  Thank millsie82
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have reviewed the ANBG previously, and have always enjoyed visiting this gem during my 20+ years living in Canberra. The previous 'Hudsons' cafe was always good for coffee and cake, but meals and the seating environment, whilst pleasant and improved over the years, was...More

Thank 65Graham65
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took some international visitors through the gardens - rainforest gully and rock garden plus, plus... All impressed with the gardens and topped off with the added bonus of numerous wonderful birds. Love this place

Thank Arthur C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been here a number of times with people of all ages at different times of the year and it has been perfect every visit! The array of flora and fauna is truely amazing!

Thank Nick E
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Fabulous collection, well worth a couple of hours visit. Great to see lots of plants in flower, birds are abundant and the range of plants impressive

Thank Paul h
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Although the new look cafe at the Botanic Gardens looks pretty and very light airy it is sadly let down by the long wait in line to place your order at the ONE REGISTER. There is no backup register for busy times and the person...More

Thank Jennie J
Reviewed 5 May 2017

It's a small garden with average scenes, the entrée is however free. There is also a café at the beginning of the way which serves good coffees. But the garden itself has nothing special. Very average for Australia compared to other gardens in NSW and...More

Thank amiri455
Reviewed 30 April 2017

This a good Botanic garden with a good half an hour walk showing all the important species of Australian flora. It has a small but impressive rain forest section. The entry is free.

Thank PCM199
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Can I bring my dog?
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.