We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

National Bonsai & Penjing Collection

Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Forest Drive | Tuggeranong Pky Weston Creek, Canberra 2611, Australia
Phone Number:
+61 2 6207 8483
Website
Description:

The National Bonsai and Penjing Collection of Australia displays, for...

The National Bonsai and Penjing Collection of Australia displays, for public enjoyment and education, a collection of high-quality bonsai and penjing representing the diversity of styles amongst Australian artists.

read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 21 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 20
    Excellent
  • 1
    Very good
  • 0
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Great

Worth going to the National Arboretum just for this. Many unexpected trees in miniature. Careful husbandry.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
PeteLucy434
,
Uxbridge, United Kingdom

Similar Things to Do in Canberra

Add Photo Write a Review

21 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 21: English reviews
Uxbridge, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
644 reviews
344 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Worth going to the National Arboretum just for this. Many unexpected trees in miniature. Careful husbandry.

Helpful?
Thank PeteLucy434
Robertson, Australia
Level Contributor
24 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is worth a trip just to visit this stunning collection. The artistry is amazing. A very impressive display.

Helpful?
Thank ChippyO
Level Contributor
34 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Congratulations to all the artists who have generously contributed their works for this display...it is truely world class and a special thanks to the teams of people and volunteers who daily tend to them. This is a must see display....amazing!!!

Helpful?
Thank Rhys M
Coffs Harbour, Australia
Level Contributor
169 reviews
93 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Well worth visiting the Arboretum to see this alone. We were amazed by the bonsai on display including one over 120 years old.

Helpful?
Thank Cheryl C
Australia
Level Contributor
48 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

In terms of the plantings, the National Arboretum is still in the early stages of development but the National Bonsai and Penjing Collection is fully developed with some magnificent mature Bonsais of both exotic and native plants. There are good materials for visitors and also very informative guides to answer any questions.

Helpful?
1 Thank WalkaboutAussie
Newcastle, Australia
Level Contributor
483 reviews
227 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 761 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

This is a remarkable surprise when visiting the Aboretum. Free entry. Helpful staff. A great range of bonsai trees from around the world. It is a wonderful place to visit. The ceiling is open, so - bring an umbrella if it is rainy.

Helpful?
2 Thank b121
Wodonga, Australia
Level Contributor
299 reviews
90 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

This collection is amazing and worth a visit. It is serene and calming. The bonsais are beautiful ...a lot of care and skill has gone into it. This collection is a gem in Canberra.

Helpful?
Thank ozitis
Franca, SP
Level Contributor
220 reviews
98 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

There are many differents species of the bonsai tree, very well maintained. The place are beautiful and organized.

Helpful?
Thank Cid C
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
39 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

I had visited the National Arboretum on a few occasions but only just discovered this beautiful collection on my last visit.

Helpful?
Thank hyegin
Malaysia
Level Contributor
108 reviews
71 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

For Bonsai lovers its a must visit place. We visited a Bonsai Competition earlier and was informed about this place

Helpful?
Thank Damansara

Travellers who viewed National Bonsai & Penjing Collection also viewed

Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
 
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
 

Been to National Bonsai & Penjing Collection? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from National Bonsai & Penjing Collection staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?