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National Arboretum Canberra
National Arboretum Canberra

National Arboretum Canberra

Forest Drive, off Tuggeranong Parkway,
ACT 2601
Map of location

Postal address: PO Box 158, Canberra City. ACT. 2601
Phone: please call Access Canberra on 13 22 81
Email (education):
Web Site:

Authority: Territory and  Municipal Services (TAMS), a Directorate of the ACT Government
Established: on 1 February 2013
Area: 250 ha
Location: Forest Drive, off Tuggeranong Parkway [map]
Entry Fees: Entry is free but paid parking near Visitor Centre
Open (Arboretum): from 6 am to 8:30 pm seven days a week during Daylight Savings Time and from 7 am to 5:30 pm seven days a week during Eastern Standard Time.
Open (Village Centre): from 9 am to 4 pm seven days a week. Closed 25 December.
Number of Paid Staff:
Number of volunteers:
Planting records:
% Plants Labelled:
% Native Aust Plants:
Threatened Plant Prog:
% of collection vouchered:
Vouchers held at:
P A Herbarium: No
Special Collections:
     National Bonsai and Penjing Collection
     Southern Tablelands Ecosystem Park (STEP)
Indoor Exhibition Space: Yes

Plants Material Available
   - For Public Sale: No
   - Exchange with other Gardens:
   - To Research Institutions:

Friends: Friends of the National Arboretum
Friend’s Address: PO Box 48, Campbell ACT 2612
Friend’s Web:


Updated October 25, 2016 , Murray Fagg (