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Spring Courtyards of Parliament House

About the tour

Visit Australian Parliament House to experience the courtyard gardens in full bloom. 

Each spring, the private courtyard gardens of Parliament House come alive with an array of colourful blossoms. 

Enjoy a private walking tour with a friendly guide to explore the layout and planting of these beautiful gardens. This is an opportunity to discover inspiring plant combination ideas and understand the architect's vision for the precinct. 

This tour has been developed for adults with an interest in gardens and gardening.

Plan your visit

We look forward to welcoming you to Parliament House. Plan your visit today.

As this tour enters private areas of Parliament House, photo identification will be required to be issued with a private spaces security pass.

Our tours depart on time so please arrive 10 minutes before the tour is scheduled to start. This tour is a walking tour, participants make their way through internal areas and private courtyards of the building and may encounter uneven surfaces and changing weather conditions. We recommend comfortable shoes and dressing to the weather conditions.

Please note, tours are subject to change at short notice.

Image: AUSPIC, Department of Parliamentary Services

Dates: 22 and 23 September 2023

Times: 10:00 am and 11:30 am

Duration: 1 hour

Adult: $38
Concession card holders: $29

Parking: Free for 1 hour, then parking rates apply

Book now

If you need help to book your tour, please call 02 6277 5399.


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