Parliament House
Parliament House

Canberra

Go for the iconic museums, galleries, or delight in a foodie paradise with world-class art, stunning nature, and family adventures all within easy reach. Top it off with a taste of the thriving cool-climate wine region. It’s more than you expect and it’s waiting for you.

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Places to stay

From those looking for a budget stay to those wanting to spend big, Canberra has a bounty of accommodation options available for everyone. In the shadow of Parliament House, you’ll find the suburb of Barton which has hotels that are filled with history, charm and affordable luxury. Without straying too far from all the sights nestled around throughout the National Triangle, Manuka and Kingston are famous for their great eats and popular day-spas. For the city’s newest boutique and luxury hotels, Braddon is home to the arty Midnight Hotel while the city sports The Sebel - both of which are close to the breweries and up-and-coming restaurants on Lonsdale Street. If you’re heading off to the snow, Canberra is a great base or stop for those heading to the wilderness of the alpine regions, or you can enjoy a wild city adventure instead at the unique Jamala Wildlife Lodge where the usual creature comforts come with a cheetah or two.

Things to do

Known as the “bush capital”, Canberra is a place where an endless array of outdoor activities seamlessly blend with cultural and culinary attractions that are showcasing the city’s evolution. There’s no better way to start your day than by joining in on the local pastime of cycling with a pedal around the lake. Once you’re done stretching your legs, pull up at one of the many cafes lining the Kingston Foreshore to pick up your morning brew or if you’re there on a Saturday, grab some gifts from The Little Burley Markets. 

Prefer to spend your mornings soaking up history? A visit to the Australian War Memorial is a must for any visit to Canberra - it is a moving tribute to the brave men and women who served Australia in battle. To pay your respects to other influential Australians, a visit to the National Portrait Gallery and the National Gallery of Australia will see you come face to face with artistic legends. Looking for an outing that’s a little more laidback? Questacon and the National Museum of Australia are great for those who are wanting an interactive and fun way to keep the kids entertained - as well as the big kid in you. It’d be hard to miss Parliament House while you’re in Canberra, but for those intrigued by the inner workings of the hill, a guided tour is a great way to hear about all the history of the building.

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