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Olive Pink Botanic Garden

Tuncks Rd
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
08 8952 2154 https://opbg.com.au

The Olive Pink Botanic Garden was opened to the public in 1985 and there are now over 600 central Australian plants represented in the garden, 145 of these occur naturally within the rocky hill habitat. There are 40 rare or threatened species present look for 2 horizontal lines on their label.

A network of walking trails takes visitors around the garden and up on to Annie Myers Hill, where great views of Alice Springs, the Todd River and the MacDonnell Ranges can be seen. There are the self guided walks and interpretive signs to help the visitors learn about desert plants, their uses and about the life of the Garden’s founder Miss Pink.

Excellent birdwatching and wildlife viewing exist in the Garden – Euros (hill kangaroos) are commonly seen, and over 80 bird species have been recorded. Shelters provide areas for picnics or relaxing and these facilities can also be hired for private functions.

August 2020

desertSMART EcoFair

Fri August 7 @ 4:00 pm - Sun August 9 @ 2:30 pm
Olive Pink Botanic Garden, Tuncks Rd
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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The EcoFair is back for 2020! Join us over three days showcasing local innovation, stimulating ideas and action in the fields of science and sustainability in central Australia. See the full program of events: www.ecofair.org.au Enjoy talks, films, mini-markets, garden workshops, music, kids entertainment, a science tour and more! Hear from leaders and innovators driving local and national science and sustainability Learn about local climate solutions, the emerging hemp industry, bush medicine, arid zone gardening and renewable energy Connect with…

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