Australia’s Capital City
Things to Do in Canberra
Visit Canberra for a week or Two and get to know Australia’s Bush Capital
Balloon Aloft Canberra
Take off with the sunrise and float with the breeze.
Experience breathtaking views and see the nation’s capital come to life beneath you. You will enjoy views of the lake, parklands and the architectural icons in the parliamentary triangle.
Our flights are fabulous for both keen and amateur photographers.
We schedule sunrise flights daily.
Phone: 02 6249 8660 and mention Aussie Peace Walk for a 10% discount.
Canberra Cruises and Parties
Enjoy a guided group cruise on Lake Burley Griffin.
Discover the best way to see Canberra and enjoy a relaxing cruise around Lake Burley Griffin.
Our skipper will provide informative and interesting commentary along the way as you pass iconic landmarks and attractions located around the lake.
BYO food and drinks.
Canberra Photography Tours
Share Canberra through the eyes of one of Canberra’s most experienced photo educators.
Master your digital camera with pro-tips and tailored tuition as you are guided by a creative professional who knows the best vantage points.
Canberra’s landscapes, architecture and natural environment are all waiting for you.
Return home with stunning images of your national capital experience.
Capital Region Farmers Market
Cruise the Lake on MV Southern Cross
Our daily sightseeing tour is the best way to discover Canberra and her monuments, museums and political battlegrounds from a new perspective. With an informative commentary and experienced crew, it’s a great way to see the sights.
Featuring a fully enclosed, air-conditioned lower deck, and outer decks for outdoor cruising, relax and enjoy the picturesque shoreline while cruising Lake Burley Griffin, taking in sights such as New and Old Parliament House, the Australian War Memorial, the National Gallery and many more.
Explore the best of Canberra’s local breweries, distilleries and wineries with Dave’s Tours.
We take you behind the scenes to meet the producers, explore their venues and sample their world-class, award-winning products. Afternoon or full-day tours (including lunch) available. Choose from our itinerary or create your own adventure with a custom itinerary to suit your tastes.
Eat Canberra Tours
A unique way to explore Canberra’s food and beverage scene with locals who will show you another side of Canberra!
Our tours are for foodies who want to meet like-minded people and enjoy a day out eating and enjoying a beverage (or two) in the nation’s capital.
We offer a range of food tours that can be booked via our calendar of scheduled food tours online, or you can book a private food tour on a date that suits you.
Canberra’s best-kept secret. Enjoy this novel ecosystem that was flooded when Lake Burley Griffin was enclosed.
Love wildlife? Enjoy a leisurely walk around Kelly’s Swamp and spot some 250+ species of birds that have been recorded on the site.
The wetlands are open 24/7 and are free to enter. Guided tours can be arranged with experienced Outreach Officers.
All trails are wheelchair and pram accessible.
Sights From The Heights
For spectacular views and some insights, join this tour to four brilliant lookouts around the Capital. Mount Pleasant, via Royal Military College of Duntroon; Mount Ainslie; Dairy Farmers Hill at the National Arboretum and Red Hill looks almost in the geographic centre of Canberra.
Two-hour tour with central Canberra pickup/drop-off points.
Available: Thursday 25 March 4 pm and Saturday 27 March 3:30 pm. $50 per person.
Lake Burley Griffin Cruises
Mulligans Flat Woodland Sanctuary
Step back in time 200 years to experience a rare ecosystem almost as it was before European settlement.
Walk, ride or push a pram through critically endangered woodlands. Spot threatened species like Bettongs and Quolls and regulars like Echidnas, Shingleback lizards and Sugar gliders.
The sanctuary is open 24/7 and is free to enter. Guided tours can be arranged with experienced Outreach Officers.
Find out more about the twilight walking tours.
National Zoo & Aquarium
The site is unique as it features a combined aquarium, metropolitan zoo and an easily walked open-range section that is home to a host of species white rhinos, zebras, cheetahs, giraffes, elk and much more!.
Our new Adventure Land playground will be open this summer, adding a whole new level of zoo fun!
The National Zoo & Aquarium is also home to Jamala Wildlife Lodge, Australia’s No.1 rated deluxe accommodation 2017.
Seg Glide Ride
Your Segway experience begins with personalised training by our professional Segway guides. We then glide around areas of Lake Burley Griffin, enjoying the sites and iconic landmarks such as Old Parliament House, The National Library, the worlds largest International Flag Display, Australian of the Year Walk, The Carillon, the heritage-listed Blundells Cottage and more.
Anyone can enjoy the Segway experience! See more, less effort, more fun!
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