National Arboretum Canberra

Join a long walk to see Dignitary Plantings on 20 August at 9.30am to 12 noon

Join one of our most experienced guides and visit dignitary trees planted by the ambassadors of Amercia, Japan and China; cricketing legend Glenn McGrath; the Mayor of Nara; a delegation from Engineers Australia and past ACT Chief Ministers, Jon Stanhope and Katy Gallagher.

Discover the story of the ‘great survivor’ tree and seventeen of the Arboretum’s forests, including the Mesa oaks, Persian ironwoods, Chinese tulip trees, Californian fan palms, Yoshino cherries, Burr oaks, Parana pines, Ginkgoes, Giant sequoias, Dawn redwoods, Trident maples, European beeches, Callery pears, Date palms, Kurrajongs, Bunya pines and Pin oaks.

The walk will last around 2.5 hours. Please wear sturdy footwear, dress for the weather conditions and bring water. Meet at the Information Desk at the Village Centre.

FREE, places are limited bookings essential via

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