Get outdoors with guided bike rides and bike maintenance workshops on offer! Bikes not your thing? Enjoy a fairy hunt through our 100-year-old Cork Oak Forest or pick up a family orienteering pack to hunt for clues and learn how to use a map. Warm Tree 2019 is also on with knitted installations and drop in knitting sessions. Activity details.
Warm Trees knitted installation brightens up the National Arboretum Canberra once again this winter. Come and visit during the month of July to tip toe through the knitted tulips, see a giant cargo bike knitted instillation and discover the sea of colourful scarves wrapped around trees in the Himalayan Cedar forest. Activity details.
Feeling indulgent? Celebrate Canberra’s Winter Wonderland at the National Arboretum and exude elegance in black with a black food themed dinner including the romance of truffles, caviar and rich sweet chocolate. Activity details.
There are many factors that can lead to a species becoming threatened, endangered or extinct in its native habitat. Learn about the different classifications of the International Union for Conservation of Nature. The National Arboretum has two species that are extinct in the wild. Visit these forests and many others to hear the stories behind the trees. Activity details.
Visitors to the National Arboretum Canberra will be able to enjoy an extra 12km of tracks this spring 2019. The multi-use trails have been designed to ensure access to as many forests and vistas as possible for families, walkers, joggers and low impact cyclists. Activity details.
A once in a lifetime experience to meet and learn from world class bonsai artists, Master Kunio Kobayashi from Japan and Ryan Neil from United States of America (USA). Engage directly with the bonsai masters for a weekend of engaging workshops, discussions and demonstrations. Bookings essential. Activity details.
Next time you are at the National Arboretum Canberra get snapping and share your images that capture the National Arboretum and what it means to you on Instagram. Activity details.
Discover some of the Arboretum's forests with a friendly and knowledgeable guide. Learn about the trees and their stories. Duration one hour. Moderate walk, uneven ground in places. Wear sturdy shoes and a hat and bring drinking water. Free activity, no bookings required. 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: email@example.com. 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.