Canberra Travel Guide

Canberra is the capital city of Australia which enjoys a continental, dry climate. The summers are hot while winters tend to be cool. It was once inhabited by indigenous aborigines who came from different tribes. Canberra is also famous for many well-known people who were born here. Mia Wasikowska who played Alice in Wonderland, Alex O’Loughlin, an actor, and film director Rupert Reid all came from Canberra.

Places to visit in Canberra

Aboriginal Rock Art

Canberra is a treasure trove of amazing things to see. There are many interesting museums, art galleries and of course the Namadgi National Park. Go on bushwalks, climb rocks, see Aboriginal rock art or enjoy the many native animals that live in this huge park. One of our favourite spots is Lake Burley Griffin where visitors can stroll, bike, picnic, fish, and more. Being the capital city, you should take some time to visit federal points of attractions such as the New Parliament House. With beautiful gardens, antique shops, quaint villages and vineyards to explore, there’s never a dull moment in Canberra. The Balloon Fiesta held during autumn makes for a wonderful day out for all the family or why not camp out on the Murrumbidgee River Corridor where you can have a great outdoor time?

Finding Accommodation in Canberra

Comfortable accommodation is easy to find either by booking online in advance or popping into hotels, motels or bed and breakfasts. Whichever type of accommodation you decide on, you can be sure it will have everything needed to make your time in Canberra a memorable one. Staying in the city centre means you are close to all the exciting bars, restaurants and clubs along with shopping malls or markets. What’s more, regardless of your budget for accommodations, you can always find an ideal place to stay in this city.

Eating Out in Canberra

If it’s a romantic meal for two you’re after, then you really can’t go wrong by reserving a table at the Courgette Restaurant. This fine diner caters for vegetarians and serves delicious gnocchi with mushrooms. Also, the Artisan in Narrabundah has a diverse menu with scallops and pork croquettes being very popular. For lovers of curry, there are two restaurants that stand out from the rest, The Indian Affair Restaurant and The Burmese Curry Place. There are many more cuisine choices you can opt for in Canberra so get ready to pamper your taste buds.

Travelling around Canberra


Getting around Canberra can be quite inexpensive for your travel group, especially if you hire a coach or minibus. See the sights from a comfortable seat while hear all about the landmarks you pass to get a good idea of the many interesting attractions Canberra has to offer. Our experienced drivers can take you wherever you wish to go, and we can help you plan an exciting itinerary, regardless of your preferred travel theme.

If you would like to find out more about our coach hire services in Canberra, please call or send us an email.

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