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Friends Seasonal Talk: Future Urban Forests Activity details.
National Wattle Day Wonder Walks - Saturday 1 September - 11am and 2pm Activity details.
Take a walk with one of our experienced guides and unravel the stories of our trees. Activity details.
Enjoy a short morning walk with a friendly and knowledgeable guide and discover some of the Arboretum's forests. Learn about the trees and their stories. One hour long and free of charge. Moderate walk, uneven ground in places. Please wear sturdy shoes and a hat and bring drinking water. Meet at the Information Desk in the Village Centre a few minutes before 10am. For more information, call 02 6207 8484. Activity details.
Step back into ancient times to learn about the rocks that formed the National Arboretum's soil and how the scenery of the ACT was shaped. Activity details.
Let’s wind back the clock and celebrate some of Australia’s most iconic artists! With an incredible line up locked in featuring John Farnham, Daryl Braithwaite, Kate Ceberano, The Black Sorrows with Vika & Linda and many more to come – Anthems is bringing you a star-studded concert to Canberra’s National Arboretum this November. Book your tickets now. Activity details.
Delicious jams, preserves and pesto made from fruit, vegetables and herbs harvested straight from the gardens and forests of the National Arboretum. All produce is picked and preserved by volunteers from the Friends of the National Arboretum Harvest Group. Activity details.
The Laurasian-Pangaean Forest Walk will take you through a range of forests that tell the stories of these former massive continental lands. Their forests still have resonances with the forests of today. By knowing more about where our forest species have come from, your appreciation of the Arboretum and the biodiversity of the earth can be greatly enhanced. Please dress for weather conditions, bring water and wear covered sturdy shoes. Brought to you by the Friends of the National Arboretum, this walk is free, however bookings are essential at www.stickytickets.com.au/72209. Activity details.
Matariki is the Māori name for the group of stars known as the Pleiades or the Seven Sisters. This exhibition is brought to you by the New Zealand High Commission. Activity details.
Warm Trees Drop in Knitting dates have changed to 7 July – 22 July 2018*, 10am – 12noon. Note: : Change of times and date *excluding 10, 11, 17 and 18 July. Activity details.
These school holidays, the Tumanako Maori Cultural Group will lead an exciting and dynamic workshop in association with the New Zealand High Commission as part of this years Warm Trees installation. Workshops will include singing, storytelling, instruction on how to use pois along with demonstrations of some artifacts. Activity details.
Penjing Masters from around the world have gathered for the first time in Australia at the inaugural National Arboretum Canberra, International Bonsai Art & Culture Biennale and International Penjing Creation Conference 2018. Activity details.
Tell us about your visit to the National Arboretum and help us to improve our services. We would like to hear all your comments and ideas! Enter the monthly draw for a $50 gift voucher from The Curatoreum Shop. The survey should take about 5 minutes and your answers are confidential. For information, call 02 6207 8484 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Activity details.
Enjoy a free introductory talk about the Arboretum, 20 minutes long. Departs regularly between 10am and 3pm daily. Meet at the 'free talk' sign in the Village Centre. Wheelchair and stroller friendly. Activity details.
There are a range of other activities for people to enjoy on a daily basis at the Arboretum. Activity details.
Guided bus tours are available for groups of 30 people and up while guided walking tours are available for groups of 10 to 16 people. Activity details.