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Exploring the gardens

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Plants in the Gardens

The Australian National Botanic Gardens maintains a scientific collection of native plants from all parts of Australia. The plants are displayed for the enjoyment and education of visitors and are used for research into plant classification and biology.

Map of the gardens (PDF File)

Walks you can do

See the range of walking activities here

Flora Explorer Tours

Discover the Gardens in relaxing style in this one hour guided tour aboard a 12-seater electric bus.

When: Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays | 1.00 pm
Where: Tours begin outside the Visitor Centre
Cost: $6.00 adult | $3.00 child under 16 and concession | Children under 3 ride free
Purchase tickets: At the Botanical Bookshop in the Visitor Centre

Animals in the Gardens

Memorials and named buildings in the Gardens

Although the ANBG has had a relatively short history, there are a number of memorials, commemorative building names and plaques on the site.

Art in the Gardens

Public artworks are not a significant part of the Gardens experience at this stage, but our few examples and policy can be seen here.

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