Australian National Botanic Gardens - Canberra, ACT

Australian National Botanic Gardens

The Australian National Botanic Gardens (ANBG) are located in Canberra and are administered by the Australian Government's Department of the Environment and Heritage.
The botanic gardens are the largest living collection of native Australian flora. The gardens maintains a wide variety of botanical resources for researchers and cultivates native plants threatened in the wild.

About 1 km to the west of the Australian National University campus and the city center, the 50 ha National Botanic Gardens are spread across the slopes of the Black Mountain. In the carefully tended collections representatives of all the important species of Australian flora are to be found. The recreation of a rain forest is particularly impressive.

The Australian National Botanic Gardens have been established for the study and promotion of the endemic flora in the Australian landscape. This facility focuses on growing and analyzing different types of flora.

There are specific opening times for the Gardens and visitors can explore the entire location. There is special access provided for disabled people. The website as well as its customer services offer directions on how to get to the facility, with parking details also being made available.

Contact Details

(02) 6250 9450


Canberra, ACT, 2600