National Arboretum Canberra

Featuring forests of rare, endangered and symbolic trees from Australia and around the world.

The National Arboretum Canberra features 94 forests of rare, endangered and symbolic trees from around Australia and the world. Many of the trees are still young but two of the forests are over 100 hundred years old. Over 44,000 trees from over 100 countries are growing across the huge 250 hectare (618 acre) site, making it one of the world's largest living collections of rare, endangered and significant trees.


What’s on 

Find out what’s happening at the National Arboretum this season.

Events and functions

Host an event in one of Canberra’s most unique venues.

Bonsai collection

The National Bonsai and Penjing Collection are living artworks featuring some of the finest miniature trees and forests in the world.

Eat, drink, shop

Find out where you can grab a refreshment at the National Arboretum.

Opening hours and getting here

Find out when you can visit the National Arboretum.

Pod playground

A unique and adventurous playground featuring giant acorn cubbies, nest swings and banksia pods.