The National Arboretum Canberra is a mosaic of living forests and gardens offering breathtaking views, unique experiences, and a world-class entertainment and events hub including the award-winning Margaret Whitlam Pavilion and the popular Village Centre.

With over 44,000 rare and endangered trees across a 250-hectare site, the Arboretum is a place of beauty, conservation, science research, education, tourism and recreation.

What's here

Discover an exciting variety of things to do, see and experience at the Arboretum.

Eat, drink and shop

Take a break at the Arboretum Cafe, Ginger restaurant or the Curatoreum gift shop at our award-winning Village Centre.

POD playground

Let kids of all ages run wild in the popular nature themed playground with acorn and banksia cubbies, sand-play, slides and swings.

Tracks and trails

Explore the multi-purpose, family-friendly walking, running and cycling trails for all ability levels.

Host an event

Have your wedding, party, meeting or event at one of Canberra's most iconic and sought-after venues.

National Bonsai and Penjing Collection

See the world-class display of miniature trees and forests, created by some of Australia's leading artists.

What's on

Top stories

Congratulations Scott Saddler AM

Scott Saddler, Executive Branch Manager National Arboretum Canberra and Stromlo Forest Park was made a Member of the Order of Australia on June 8 2020.

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Covid-19 - Updates

Life has changed. At least for now the way we work, socialise and exercise is quite different due to COVID-19 and the restrictions placed on public spaces in place to protect our community. Find out what it means for the Arboretum.

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Nulla Bus Tours - Coming soon!

There will soon be a new and easy way to discover the Arboretum.

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