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#17 of 220 things to do in Canberra Features Animals
Commonwealth Park, Canberra, Australia
+61 1300 852 780
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See the beautiful and varied flowers - relax!

Arrive early and bring your cameras. It would be difficult to remember all the beauty of this... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
weekend away

the flowers were spectacular and the displays are amazing.We try to go every couple of years and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Shellharbour, Australia
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Festival of flowers. Entertainment, arts and crafts and gourmet food.
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good31%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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Commonwealth Park, Canberra, Australia
+61 1300 852 780
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrive early and bring your cameras. It would be difficult to remember all the beauty of this place. The gardens are spectacular displaying an array of blooms worth seeing. I would have liked there to have been more places to sit down - but it...More

Thank Stella-Dot
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the flowers were spectacular and the displays are amazing.We try to go every couple of years and havent been dissappointed yet

Thank clarkeedsj
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I gotta admit for a flower festival its pretty cool. Reptile exhibits, flower comps, fancy foods and rides. Pretty much the exact same every year so you gotta go at least once in a lifetime

Thank Doc D
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We have been to both the day & the night Floriade & prefer the day time to fully appreciate the gardens & all the hard work gone into the planting. The downfall of the evening one was not clear enough vision to check the ground...More

Thank Maria B
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Ive always wanted to go, so organised a trip to see the kids at floriade time of year. You wil not be dissappointed. I went to the early morning walk with the volunteers who take you through before it opens for the day. They were...More

Thank JaniceJohnston
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Tulips everywhere some of the dipslays were excellent will definitly go again. Have been during the day and also the nighttime would highly recommend the night time and a ride on the ferris wheel.

1  Thank Margaret W
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Well i cant deny the only reason i came here was to see the tulips. the weather is usually nice during the festival and the tulips does not disappoint. large variants of color and the flowers are abundance. There is also stalls selling shirts, handmade...More

Thank Fatynn S
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Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Hardly any flowers, hardly any parking, astronomical prices or facilities. It's a money grabbing exercise from start to finish that left us feeling used. There are far better flower displays in the area.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Usually a great event for all ages and the family. An opportunity to distract the kids with a small side show and petting zoo. Music and displays add to the event.

1  Thank Canberrascooter
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Great to wander around and enjoy the beautiful flowers and exhibits on a lovely sunny spring day by the lake.

1  Thank SPD953
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Gordon H
8 April 2017|
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Response from Calinoz49 | Reviewed this property |
Floriade 2017 is 16th Sept to 15th Oct
Remi S
30 September 2016|
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Response from lee68g | Reviewed this property |
We spent four days and there is heaps of stuff to do. I would get a 3infun pass as this saves you money. Also there are heaps of attractions that have free entry. We stayed in Braddon and was perfect as there were heaps of... More