Use the “Waite Arboretum App” to enhance your experience in the Waite Arboretum.
An arboretum is a place where trees are cultivated for conservation, scientific and educational study, and display. The University of Adelaide’s Waite Arboretum occupies 30 hectares and contains over 2,400 specimens representing more than 1,000 species from around the world. The climate is Mediterranean with mild wet winters and hot, dry summers and an average annual rainfall of 624 mm. The trees are not watered after establishment.
The "Waite Arboretum App" features:
• Introduction (Provides brief information about the Waite Arboretum)
• Visitor Info (Provides information about access, amenities and wildlife)
• Near Me (Allows the user to easily find all the information nearby using GPS and sensor location)
• Search (Allows the user to find any of more than 2,400 trees by searching by scientific or common names, distribution and tree ID)
• Walks (Using the map functionality the user can choose from a number of themed walks and follow a virtual trail to see trees of special interest)
• Gallery (See photos of the Waite Arboretum features including the labyrinth and native bee hotel)
• Help and Tutorial (Find your way around the app)
• Bookmark your favourite trees and share on social media
• Comments and feedback (We would love to hear from you)
• Support the Arboretum (Your support would be greatly appreciated)
• Updated background aerial image (February 2016, high resolution - 70cm) available in 'Custom' option
• New details for individual trees including height and area/shade equivalent
• North arrow to assist with orientation of user and device in relation to geographic north
• Ability to locate bench seats while using the 'Near Me' option
• For each specimen, the shade equivalent in beach umbrellas.
Ratings and Reviews
Fantastic resource - it pleases enormously me to see botanical resources shared in this way.
Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.