George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens
Partial closure due to coronavirus (COVID-19)
The visitor and events centre, gift shop and children's playground are all closed as a health and safety precaution due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Other areas of the Gardens remain open.
The George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens are two kilometres north of Darwin city.
The gardens cover 42 hectares and are noted for their collections of north Australian and other tropical species.
Find out more about what to see and do.
Start at the visitor and event centre
The visitor and event centre is located at the Gardens Road entrance.
It is air conditioned and a great place to learn about Territory history, plants and seasons.
The centre includes:
- a mini amphitheatre
- exhibition space
- retail gift shop
- interpretive centre to learn about the history of the gardens.
You can collect maps and information about self-guided walks at the visitor centre.
You can also find out more about guided walks and Segway tours in the gardens.
Get the app
The Darwin Botanic Gardens app includes free self-guided walking tours and points of interest in the gardens.
To get the app go to:
What walks are included
The Tree Walk covers 18 significant trees in the gardens.
The Matboerrma Walk provides information about how the local Larrakia people use native plants for traditional purposes.
Last updated: 20 March 2020
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