Attractions

General Information

http://www.visitcanberra.com.au/

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

http://www.canberrawines.com.au/index.html

The tranquil rural countryside around the ACT is home to 140 vineyards with more than 33 wineries with 35 minutes of Canberra. 

 

Floriade

http://www.floriadeaustralia.com/home

Floriade is Australia's biggest celebration of spring and is the perfect place to experience the richness of spring over four distinctive weeks. 

FLORIADE 2020 was cancelled due to Covid-19 but will hopefully be returning in Sept/Oct 2021

 

The National Arboretum

http://www.nationalarboretum.act.gov.au/

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

http://www.awm.gov.au

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 

http://www.ausport.gov.au

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!

 

Shopping

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.

Westfield Belconnen - http://www.westfield.com.au/belconnen/

Belconnen Shopping Mall has 3 floors of fabulous shopping under 1 roof.