Canberra, Australia’s national capital is a young and vibrant multicultural city that reflects and tells the story of Australia. Discover a city in a park featuring a kaleidoscope of colours and experiences that unfold with four distinct seasons. Explore the great outdoors among the leafy surrounds or venture into national parks and get up close to native Australian wildlife.Tempt your tastebuds at stylish restaurants, bars and cafes or spend the day sampling award-winning cool climate wines at one of the 30 boutique cellar doors in the Canberra district. There is lots to uncover in Canberra’s emerging dining precincts including a thriving local arts scene.Shop at flourishing weekend markets and boutique shops or captivate the kids with a flurry of family friendly activities. A jam packed calendar of events will feature a year round eclectic mix of activities suitable for the whole family.
With no road tolls, cheap and ample parking Canberra is the perfect base to explore the region. Within a few short hours’ drive, you can be exploring the rooftop of Australia in the Snowy Mountains region, or wandering along the pristine and unspoilt beaches of the South Coast region.
To get more inspiration for your Canberra region's holiday, why not use Canberra’s official video itinerary planner app
The sights, sounds and souvenirs in these videos were filmed within 20 minutes of each other. Some weren’t even five minutes away. So no matter which one you watch, everything you’ll see is all neatly packed into the city that’s full of surprises – Canberra. Follow the link below the download the app now!Visit Canberra Video Trip Planner
For more travel information, go to visitcanberra.com.au
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