George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens

Introduction

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.

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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:

Download the app for android from google play

Download the app for apple from the App Store

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.

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Last updated: 07 March 2019

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