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Australian National Botanic Gardens

Canberra, Australia

Canberra is in Australia’s Capital Territory; it is where you’ll find the capital of Australia! The Australian National Botanic Gardens is the largest living collection of native Australian Flora! 

The Australian National Botanic Gardens located on Black Mountain officially opened in 1970 and is over 90 hectares in size. It is made up of a number of sections, including:

Rainforest Gully, featuring a collection of plants from the Rainforests of Eastern Australia; Rock Garden, showcasing plants that thrive in harsh desert and alpine areas; Sydney Region Flora, a display of flora native to sandstone formations of the Sydney Basin; andMallee Plants, a collection of multi-stemmed eucalypts and their associated shrubs and grasses. 

Entry to the park is free and there are a few walking tracks to explore the Botanic Gardens. The Botanic Gardens also have a visitors centre, bookstore, cafe and spa. Parking is available, but you will be required to pay for a ticket. 

See their official website to help plan your visit! 

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