The capital city of Australia, has been ranked #3 city in Lonely Planet’s best in travel 2018. Whether the world class national attractions or the bustling events calendar, Canberra has much to offer you. Discover the fun kid’s activities and wonderful outdoor entertainment, as well as a fabulous food and wine scene, Canberra is a city full of wonder. Plan your journey now.
Attractions in Canberra
Australian Institute of Sport
Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) are created and gain an insight into the life of our leading athletes. Included is a visit to Sportex, one of Australia’s leading interactive sports exhibits, set amongst a first-class collection of sporting memorabilia. Try wheelchair basketball, virtual downhill skiing, rock climbing, football penalty shootouts and more.
Leverrier St, Bruce ACT 2617, Australia
Cockington Green Gardens
Venture into the delightful and fascinating display of meticulously crafted miniature buildings at Cockington Green, located in Canberra’s Gold Creek Village. Featuring houses and monuments from more than 30 different countries, from Scotland’s Braemer Castle to Peru’s Machu Picchu, you’ll be captivated by this enchanting world.
11 Gold Creek Rd, Nicholls ACT 2913, Australia
National Dinosaur Museum
The National Dinosaur Museum is Australia’s largest permanent display of prehistoric specimens, located in Gold Creek Village. The museum’s exhibition follows the evolution of life, with a particular focus on dinosaurs. You will discover how dinosaurs evolved and interacted amid skulls, skeletons, murals, models and fossils not on display anywhere else in the world.
6 Gold Creek Rd, Nicholls ACT 2913, Australia
National Museum of Australia
Australia’s stories come alive at the National Museum of Australia, on the shores of Canberra’s Lake Burley Griffin. The Museum’s stunning architecture provides an extraordinary place to explore the rich and diverse stories of Australia and its people. Take a guided tour or wander solo through the many exhibitions. Get to know the real, the treasured, the surprising and the inspirational objects from Australian history.
Lawson Cres, Acton ACT 2601, Australia
Unveiled in 1988, visitors can take a free guided tour through the Parliament House and experience Australia’s robust democracy in action. You can also watch Question Time, see bills being debated, and sit in on committee inquiries as current issues are explored in detail. Tourists can also find some of Australia’s finest historical treasures and contemporary art on display throughout the building.
Parliament Dr, Canberra ACT 2600, Australia
Discover the smarter way to have fun at Questacon – The National Science and Technology Centre. There’s something for everyone as you experience science in extraordinary ways at this Gold Australian Tourism Award Winning tourist attraction.
Questacon’s eight interactive exhibitions feature more than 200 hands-on experiences, designed for visitors of all ages.
King Edward Terrace, Parkes ACT 2600, Australia
Accommodation in Canberra
Avenue Hotel Canberra
Avenue Hotel Canberra is a 5-star hotel, around 1 minute walk to Northbourne Av Mantra bus station and takes around 23 minutes drive from Canberra Airport.
80 Northbourne Ave, Canberra ACT 2602, Australia
Crowne Plaza Canberra
Crowne Plaza Canberra is a 4-star hotel, within 3 minutes walking distance to Akuna St before Bunda St bus station and takes around 13 minutes drive from Canberra Airport.
1 Binara St, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia
Ibis Styles Canberra
Ibis Styles Canberra is a 4-star hotel, within 1 minute walking distance to Goyder St after Jerrabomberra Av and Goyder St Narrabundah CLG bus station. It takes around 15 minutes drive from Canberra Airport.
203 Goyder St, Narrabundah ACT 2604, Australia
Ibis Styles Canberra Eaglehawk
Ibis Styles Canberra Eaglehwak is a 4-star hotel, just 20 minutes drive from Canberra Airport and Canberra city central. Hotel is closeby Goorooyarroo Nature Reserve, Mulligans Flat Nature Reserve, and Mt Majura Nature Reserve.
1222 Federal Hwy Service Rd, Sutton NSW 2620, Australia
Mercure Canberra is a 4-star hotel, about 2 minutes walk to Limestone Av after Batman St bus station, most of Canberra’s National Attractions are within 10 minutes’ drive from the hotel. Around 13 minutes drive from Canberra Airport.
Limestone Ave & Ainslie, Braddon ACT 2618, Australia
Novotel Canberra is a 4-star hotel, about 1 minute walk to Jolimont Tourist Centre bus station and within 15 minutes driving distance to Canberra Airport.
65 Northbourne Ave, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia
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