Discover the vast wealth of Australia’s culture, history and way of life in Canberra’s national museums, galleries and attractions. These national icons offer an intriguing insight into Australian character and democracy, and our journey from an Indigenous continent to a modern nation.
Canberra Visitor Guide - http://issuu.com/acttourism/
Vineyards & Wineries
The tranquil rural countryside around the ACT is home to 140 vineyards with more than 33 wineries with 35 minutes of Canberra.
Winery tours are available for guests of The Pommy Tree, and also for anyone living in the Canberra region. Pick up and drop off to your home so you can enjoy the day without the need to drive. CONTACT Debbie at The Pommy Tree to discuss your requirements.
Floriade is Australia's biggest celebration of spring and is the perfect place to experience the richness of spring over four distinctive weeks.
2017 is Floriade's 30th birthday and is on from 16 September until 15 October.
The National Arboretum
The National Arboretum is a place of outstanding natural beauty, community amenity and scientific value. The National Arboretum offers a unique visitor experience. Set on a 250 hectare site the Arboretum includes 100 forests of Australian natives and various rare and endangered trees from Australia and around the world. It's also home to the National Bonsai Collection.
The Australian War Memorial
The Australian War Memorial is one of the world's greatest museums. It is also the premier archive and centre for research into the history of Australian involvement in war. The Memorial commemorates the service and sacrifice of all Australian men and women in wartime.
Australian Institute of sport
See where Australia’s sporting champions live and train. Challenge yourself in Sportex, the interactive sports experience. Try rock climbing, virtual rowing, football penalty shoot-outs, skateboarding, winter sports and more!
Gold Creek village - http://goldcreek.com.au/
Wander through galleries, gift and specialty stores, relax in your choice of cafes and restaurants or grab a drink at The George an old English pub. Children can enjoy a visit to Cockington Green Gardens, the Canberra Reptile Zoo, the Canberra Walk-in Aviary, or the National Dinosaur Museum.
Old Bus Depot Markets - http://obdm.com.au/
Lovers of fine hand crafted wares, clothing collectors, food fanatics and jewellery junkies are just a few of the people who make their way to Canberra’s famous Old Bus Depot Markets every Sunday. In a fabulous old industrial building you will experience the endless colour, tastes, sounds and atmosphere that is “Canberra’s Sunday Best”.
Hall Market - http://www.marketsonline.com.au/act/the-hall-markets/
Held on the first Sunday of each month (except January) The Hall Markets is one of Australia’s largest home-made and home-grown goods markets. Wonderful variety, quality and pricing of goods makes the hall markets a must for all those who enjoy markets in a relaxed atmosphere.
Westfield Belconnen - http://www.westfield.com.au/belconnen/
Belconnen Shopping Mall has 3 floors of fabulous shopping under 1 roof.