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.

Floriade

Features Animals
Commonwealth Park, Canberra, Australia
+61 1300 852 780
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Pretty but a little disappointing

Not sure if my wife and I were expecting too much but we were a little disappointed. The flowers on... read more

Reviewed yesterday
moman11
,
Sydney, Australia
via mobile
Dead Loss....Waste of Time

If you enjoy sitting in one of only 3 car parking areas ( which only hold about 100 cars), and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Ian N
,
Goulburn, Australia
via mobile
Read all 1,140 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
Festival of flowers. Entertainment, arts and crafts and gourmet food.
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good30%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 10:00 - 19:00
LOCATION
Commonwealth Park, Canberra, Australia
CONTACT
Website
+61 1300 852 780
Write a Review
Reviews (1,140)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 1,125 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Not sure if my wife and I were expecting too much but we were a little disappointed. The flowers on display would be nice if they were in our garden but at a Floriade the small variety of flowers was underwhelming. Poppies, pansies, tulips, daffodils...More

1  Thank moman11
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you enjoy sitting in one of only 3 car parking areas ( which only hold about 100 cars), and having to walk across the VERY busy Commonwealth Avenue to get to the gardens on Regatta Point, then this is for you. No reasonable walking...More

Thank Ian N
Reviewed 3 days ago

A bit underwhelming - colourful garden beds but they are downplayed by all the surrounding tents full of knick-knackeries.

Thank 655peterK655
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This festival of flowers was sadly lacking. Even though it has free entry I got the feeling of being in a cheap carnival. There were lots of stalls but most not all however were selling cheap products. After wanting to go here for so many...More

1  Thank rmp26
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited Floriade again this year. It is still well below its best flower wise (22 September) but the forecast warm weather should encourage the bulbs to flower. Compared to the Tulip Farm (near Sutton) the bulbs seemed much smaller this year. The most disappointing...More

1  Thank Stephen J
Reviewed 3 days ago

This year marks the 30th anniversary of Floriade. We have been looking forward to this event for a a long time, and travelled over 1000 kms to visit. Was it worth it? Hard to say. It was nice but not what we expected. From all...More

5  Thank Deborah S
Reviewed 4 days ago

unfortunately our visit was at the beginning of the display and most plants were not in bloom. the overall set is good. The Market stalls are interesting but expensive.

1  Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 4 days ago

A little disappointed in this annual event. I have wanted to visit for many years. Maybe past months of dry weather determined the quality of the displays. Flower displays of daffodils and pansies most prominent .

Thank warners1
Reviewed 5 days ago

I went to Floriade on a very quiet weekday with my daughter, son-in-law and grand-daughter and found the flower display great. It is very early so there are not many tulips blossoming yet - need to return in a few weeks time! The entry into...More

Thank Dorro1950
Reviewed 5 days ago

Floriade was a big disappointment went Saturday 16th Sept food venues that were open were not ready for the people there Saturday waiting time too long then on ordering scones told no jam only honey this was only at 11am. Flower displays okay but given...More

2  Thank catherinebC3663YL
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Capitol Bar and Grill
362 reviews
.41 miles away
TwentyOne Cafe & Grocery
127 reviews
.43 miles away
Bicicletta
518 reviews
.45 miles away
Mocan & Green Grout
378 reviews
.40 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Lake Burley Griffin
1,421 reviews
.56 miles away
National Museum of Australia
1,415 reviews
.63 miles away
National Library of Australia
533 reviews
.59 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
lucymarina89
20 September 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Gregory L | Reviewed this property |
G'Day Floriade is still on and will be for another few weeks. In fact is has just really started. leave the visit for another 7 days if you can, as most of the flowers will be in bloom by then. The Tulip Gardens is well... More
1
Vote
Gordon H
8 April 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Calinoz49 | Reviewed this property |
Floriade 2017 is 16th Sept to 15th Oct
0
Votes