A vacation to Australia is not complete without visiting Canberra, the capital of Australia. Located about 180 miles (290 km) from Sydney, this Canberra day trip visits all the major attractions such as the Parliament - the Australian Seat of Government, the War Memorial, the National Museum, the Prime Minister’s Lodge and other important buildings, memorials, museums and art galleries.
A day trip to Canberra offers a complete and vivid experience of the history, culture, political environment of Australia with some exceptional sightseeing on the way. Admire the modern architecture of the city, meticulous town planning and national monuments that tell the history Australia.After departure from Sydney, stop in historic Berrima for morning tea (at own expense). Continue across the Southern Highlands and over the Southern Tablelands and experience panoramic views and natural beauty unique to this region. Wind to the top of Mt Ainslie you'll get a bird’s eye view of Canberra, spread majestically below.Join a guided tour at the War Memorial– a tribute to the lost soldiers and get an insight into Australia's war history. Next, visit the New Parliament House and take a guided tour through its hallowed precincts. If the parliament is in session, you might be lucky and see the proceedings.Then you'll drive past important sites such as the Commonwealth Park, Foreign Embassies, the Prime Minister's Lodge and other places interest including Captain Cook's Memorial and Lake Burly Griffin.A guided tour of the fascinating exhibitions at the Australian National Museum will conclude your Canberra day trip