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Took the kids to the ANBG for the afternoon and had a ball just walking around, smelling the summer scents, enjoying the shade and photographing waterdragons. Staff are friendly, pathways are well marked, lots of wheelchair access and nicely dedicated areas like the Red Centre...More
We went for a visit on a day the temp was around 38, the gardens are mostly shaded & have a beautiful rainforest walk to cool you down. Hard to imagine the gardens exist where they do.
You can even do a walk from the...More
Very peaceful and lots of birds in December. Amazing collection but I understand that it could be boring in winter.
Also, there are always the irresponsibles who don't stay on the path. Had to remind a family with 2 young girls that playing on the...More
If you are in Canberra over the first week of January, you can escape the heat, and the vroom and zoom of the Summernats by heading over to the Gardens. There's a rainforest garden to keep your cool. There are water dragons in the ponds...More
The Australian National Botanic Gardens Canberra are well worth a visit. Well laid out over 35 hectares a diverse range of Australian native plants. Numerous walking trails weave thru the themed displays.
I arrived at the opening, 8:30 AM, and was one of the first walking the many paths. I was overwhelmed by the birds! Truly a special experience. I also startled a kangaroo and several lizards. I spent 3 hours which was not enough time. Next...More
The plant life is interesting to view and the animals also abound. We saw an echidna, mopokes, lizards, various birds and hoped to see a snake but only saw signs indicating their presence. The cafe there is also very nice with modern cuisine.
All the years I've been visiting Canberra and I never knew this existed. It was a great place to wander around but if it's a hot day you would definitely need a hat and water. There were lots of themed gardens and there was even...More