Discover an exciting variety of things to do, see and experience at the Arboretum.
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.
Take a break at the Arboretum Cafe, Ginger at the Arboretum or The Curatoreum gift shop at our award-winning Village Centre.
Let kids of all ages run wild in the popular nature themed playground with acorn and banksia cubbies, sand-play, slides and swings.
Explore the multi-purpose, family-friendly walking, running and cycling trails for all ability levels.
Have your wedding, party, meeting or event at one of Canberra's most iconic and sought-after venues.
22 December 2023
Today marks the launch of the Green Track Prototype for the Canberra Light rail Stage 2A, a 12 month test exploring the design, construction and maintenance of green tracks that will preserve and strengthen the character of Commonwealth Avenue and enhance Canberra's urban aesthetic.
24 November 2023
Canberra’s best in tourism were recognised at the 2023 Canberra Region Tourism Awards ceremony held at the Hyatt Hotel with the National Arboretum Canberra picking up gold for ‘Ecotourism’.