Step back in time on this family adventure trail to meet the enormous creatures that inspire myths and legends, art and culture.
Let your imagination run wild and daydream about what it was like to live with these gigantic animals.
Search the Gardens to find the megafauna, ancient plants and more.
Pick up your map from the Visitor Centre to start your journey.
An enjoyable school holiday experience suitable for adults and families alike, and its free!
When: 1- 31 July 2022
Expand your adventure and explore the Gardens by night at our ticketed MEGAfauna afterDARK events
Experience a night like no other in this immersive, illuminated and cultural event.
Explore the Gardens by night and discover MEGAfauna illuminated after dark. Be enchanted with a local Gurulidj (Bunyip) story and song by First Nations storyteller Tyronne Bell.
A rare opportunity to see the Gardens and meet the megafauna at night.
Enjoy a light supper at Pollen café with damper-style roll and hot soup.
When: 2, 3, 7, 8 & 9 July; 5.30 pm–8.30 pm
Culture on the Move – Bush Animal Weaving Workshops
Create your own bush animal in connection with our MEGAfauna trail.
Come and join Ronnie Jordan a Kalkadoon Pitta Pitta woman who will share her traditional ecological knowledge with you.
Enjoy a hands-on experience where you and your child can each create a woven bush animal. The workshop inspires a connection to Aboriginal culture, and both children and adults will learn techniques of the age-old art of traditional weaving.
When: Sunday 10 July and Wednesday 13 July; 10–11.30 am & 1–2.30 pm
Culture on the Move – Traditional Weaving Workshops
Learn techniques of the age-old art of traditional weaving.
Come and join Ronnie Jordan a Kalkadoon Pitta Pitta woman, who will share her traditional ecological knowledge with you.
These workshops are a hands-on experience, empowering participants with a sense of connection and the opportunity to learn an age old skill.
When: 20 July 10.00am–1.00 pm
Visit the Australian National Botanic Gardens
Where: Australian National Botanic Gardens, Clunies Ross Street, Acton.
Details: Further info can be found here