National Arboretum Canberra, Weston

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National Arboretum Canberra is home to Himalayan Cedars, Radiata Pines, and other threatened and rare trees from around the world. Meander through the forest where more than 48,000 trees grow. Navigate through 250 hectares (620 acres) of landscaped gardens including picnic spots, playgrounds, and public art. Be sure to stop at the bonsai garden. From National Arboretum Canberra, you can enjoy stunning views of Canberra and Lake Burley Griffin. With our custom trip planner, Canberra attractions like National Arboretum Canberra can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • October 11, 2017
    Visited the Arboretun for a quick lunch visit. Only negative I have about this spot if that there is a parking fee. Choice was approx $3 per hour or approx $7.50 for day. Not sure how you would fill i...  more »
  • October 11, 2017
    the place where prince andrew & kate visited has a bonsa center great book shop easy to get to parking is pay parking every day even on week ends i do not know why but this is what they do ?  more »
  • October 11, 2017
    Wonderful views across Canberra, from this highly perched free attraction. The gardens will please the nature lover, with walks featuring many natives.  more »
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  • July 26, 2017
    I love this place! Rolling hills and great lookouts over the Canberra and the arboretum itself. Definitely worth going at sunset hours to catch the sunlight spilling over the slopes and through the trees. It's such a great initiative and I can't wait to see what it looks like when the trees grow up! Wish we had something like this in Sydney!
  • July 2, 2017
    Great place to relax. Visit now while everything is young and just getting established, then go back each year and see how it changes. It is fantastic idea and really well designed. Food is top notch too.
  • August 28, 2017
    Wonderful place. Grest cafe with nice food at reasonable prices. Interesting things to see and a fantastic kids playground. Our grandchildren love it there.
  • July 9, 2017
    Beautiful spot to visit. Great information centre with gift shop. Cafe does good coffee. Lovely spot to explore the landscape. Kids playground is amazing.
  • September 11, 2017
    The free forest tour was very informative. Not quite the right season but should be beautiful come summer and autumn.

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