Canberra Parks and Gardens
Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve is positioned approximately 40 minutes from the CBD, and provides lots of great activities, ideal for entertaining the family.
Nature lovers can view some of Australia’s favourite animals including koalas, kangaroos, and platypus, as they feed, sleep, and play in their own natural environment.
Make the most of the complimentary BBQ, superb picnic facilities, boardwalks, and don’t forget to pay a visit to the Interpretive Centre and Visitor Information Centre.
|Where:||Off Paddy's River Road via Cotter Road (Weston Creek) or Point Hut Crossing (Gordon)|
|Phone:||(02) 6205 1233|
The Namadgi National Park visitor centre is positioned 45 minutes southwest of Canberra and makes up about 46% of the ACT. The visitor centre has great facilities, including BBQ, picnic area, and a shop.
Bushwalking, nature watching, abseiling and climbing are popular activities in the Namadgi National Park.
Camp at the fantastic Honeysuckle Campground, explore the Honeysuckle Tracking Station, and walk to the nearby Booroomba Rocks.
|Where:||Naas Road, Via Tharwa|
|Phone:||02 6207 2900|
Take part in a guided tour through the Australian National Botanic Gardens - a beautiful collection of native plants from across Australia, which form an oasis in the Nation’s Capital city.
Stroll along the meandering paths which weave through these organised gardens and tall gum trees, and see the diversity of many of the country’s endangered and most treasured plants.
Unwind in the Gardens café, and browse through Canberra’s leading range of nature publications at the Botanical Bookshop.
|Where:||Clunies Ross Street, Action|
|Phone:||02 6250 9540|
|Website:||Australian National Botanic Gardens|
One of the most charming natural attractions in the Australia Capital Territory is the Murrumbidgee Corridor.
There are plenty of recreational activities to get involved in which allow visitors to become immersed in the tranquility of Australia’s wilderness.
See the Murrumbidgee River in all its might, walk the iconic 27 kilometre Discovery Track from Point Hut Crossing to Casuarina Sands, make use of the free electric and wood-fired barbecues, swim at one of the sandy beaches, or cast the fishing line out along the river and reel in tonight’s dinner!
|Where:||Murrumbidgee River Corridor, Murrumbidgee River, Tuggeranong, Canberra|