As Australia’s capital city, Canberra is the epicentre of Australian history, arts and culture. Whether it’s the Australian War Memorial, Parliament House or the National gallery, there are a number of ways to experience indigenous and contemporary Australian culture.
With a calmness that cannot be found in other populated urban areas, Canberra is surrounded by beautiful parks and other natural wonders such as Lake Burley Griffin and the stunning National Arboretum.
This region is also home to a growing food scene, with trendy cafes and restaurants across the city and acclaimed cool-climate wineries on the outskirts of the city.
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Top 3 Must Do’s
- Immerse yourself in the personal histories of our war veterans at the Australian War Memorial
- Unleash your inner science nerd at Questacon
- View Canberra from above with a hot air balloon ride over Lake Burley Griffin.
Drive By Car
- 3 hours from Sydney- the perfect destination for a weekend event.
By Train/ Rail
- 4.5 hours from Sydney (from Central Station Sydney to Canberra Station, Kingston).
- There are trains from Sydney Domestic and International Airport terminals and Central Station, (in the Sydney CBD). The bus trip takes 3 hours and 15 minutes.
- Flights are available to Canberra from Sydney and all other major capital cities. It is a less then 2 hour flight from Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane.
Climate of Canberra
- Visit the Australian War Memorial
- Take a tour around Parliament House
- Visit the Australian Institute of Sport
- Kayak or canoe along Lake Burley Griffin
- Tour the city by bicycle (with a number of great purpose built tracks available)
- Expand your skills with a cooking class.
- Visit one of the city's esteemed cool climate wineries
- Team art challenges
- Or a tailored group activities by one of our recommended team building suppliers, please see Canberra event suppliers.