Welcome to Australian Capital Territory
Established to showcase the expansive spaces, immense wealth and staunchly democratic aspirations of a newly-minted nation, the city of Canberra is where many of the decisions that shape Australia are made and where many of its major cultural institutions are located. It's odd, then, that the place is so lacking in personality – in many ways, time spent on a visit here is time that could better be spent elsewhere in... Read More
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Canberra Explorer: Australia's Capital City Tour from Sydney
Enjoy this comprehensive day tour of Canberra, Australian's capital city. Travel south by coach from Sydney through the Goulburn region, one of Australia's premier sheep and wool growing areas, and on to Canberra.This guided Canberra tour has been carefully designed to ensure you take in all of the main sights of this modern and well planned city of imposing architecture set amongst many beautifully kept gardens and parks to help you gain an insight into the workings of the capital and of AustraliaYour tour of Canberra includes the following highlights: Stretch your legs during a morning break near quaint Berrima Join a guided tour of the National Museum of Australia Discover Canberra's salute to all that is Australian, from our diverse cultural mix to current icons such as the famous Hills Hoist Enjoy a private guided tour of Parliament House Have the opportunity to view the upper or lower Houses of Parliament (when in session) See 'The Lodge', the Prime Minister's residence when in Canberra Travel the pretty tree lined streets and view diplomatic homes and embassies of many foreign ambassadors See Captain Cook Memorial Fountain, the National Library and the High Court View Carillon's beautiful bell tower and the gardens of Commonwealth Park Hear the history of the ANZACs as we travel along the boulevard dedicated to the participants of two world wars Visit the Australian War Memorial, home to an interesting display of war relics Travel to the summit of Mt Ainslie for a terrific view of Canberra and surrounds Your return journey to Sydney will include a short dinner break (own expense).