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Flowers are just
Take a deep breath and rejuvenate as you wander
through Commonwealth Park this spring and
experience a range of uplifting entertainment,
exciting activities and lively events.
Otherwise, just come and visit some of the
most extraordinary animals on the planet.
Open 10-5 Every Day (except Christmas Day)
Scrivener Dam, Lady Denman Drive. Yarralumla ACT
TOURS OPERATE DAILY • BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL
Book online at www.nationalzoo.com.au
Ph (02) 6287 8400 Fax (02) 6287 8401
...to hand feed a huge tiger, lions and cougars?
Or having your face 30cms from a giraffes face,
and have a 400kg bear lick honey from your
fingers? The Ultimate Zoo Venture Tour.
...to go in and play with our three cheetahs.
Pat and photograph the world's fastest animal.
Something you will remember for the rest
of your life!
Where else can you find soul
diva Marcia Hines hitting
the high notes alongside cartoonists,
acrobats, comedians, dancers and some
of Australia's finest young theatre
performers? Where else but Floriade.
Floriade 2009 is set to be the biggest
yet with an abundance of stunning
spring blooms providing a backdrop to a
fantastic range of entertainment, drawing
inspiration from this year's theme Mind,
Body and Soul.
Tying in with the theme, the queen of
soul, Marcia Hines, will be headlining
this year's program, bringing her signature
tunes to Floriade with a special one-
off concert performance at Stage 88 on
Sunday, September 19.
Rocking out the stage later in the
festival will be country music's biggest
UNWIND: Enjoy a sense of peace and equilibrium amongst the blooms.
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