Looking to experience Australian history and culture? Make your next road trip destination Canberra. Situated just a few hours from Sydney, Canberra is quickly becoming a hub for arts, entertainment and food. Combined with its political and historical significance, you’ll find an abundance of monuments, galleries, museums and buildings worth a visit.
Home to Australia’s federal government, Parliament House is both a tourist attraction and hub for all of Australia’s major political decisions. Take in the magnificent sweeping laws and marvel at the innovative design that makes our Parliament House one of the most eye-catching and intriguing.
As you make your way down to Canberra, stop off for the night at the Governors Hill Carapark in Goulburn. Packed with facilities and conveniences, the Governors Hill Carapark is the ideal stopover on your road trip. Just an hour and a bit out of Canberra, you can explore the town of Goulburn and take in regional Australian life.
A protected area on the fringe of Namadgi National Park, Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve allows you to see koalas, kangaroos, possums, reptiles and more in their natural habitat. Wander down one of the many tracks and experience Australian bush at its best.
Although not necessarily part of Canberra, Batemans Bay is the perfect stopover as you journey down to our nation’s capital. Quaint and cosy, experience the coastal life and discover why Canberrans flock to the Bay as the weather warms up. Enjoy some kayaking and fishing and explore the many tracks on foot.
The Australian National Botanic Garden is home to the largest living collection of native Australian flora. With a goal to study and promote Australia’s natural beauty, take a relaxing stroll amongst almost 6,300 species of flora on display.
One of the most important memorials in Australian history, the Australian War Memorial is situated close to Canberra’s CBD. Part memorial and part museum, learn more about Australia’s military history and pay respects to past and current servicemen and servicewomen.
Housing a diverse range of collections and artwork, the National Gallery of Australia and the National Portrait Gallery are well worth a visit. Architectural wonders on their own, discover a variety of works from renowned Australian and international artists on your next visit.
Combining fun and science, Questacon attracts both kids and adults. Filled with innovative and informative exhibitions that are constantly changing, challenge your knowledge and learn more about the way the world – and science – works.
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