As Australia’s purpose-built capital, Canberra preserves our national treasures within iconic institutions such as Australian Parliament House the Australian War Memorial, National Gallery of Australia and National Museum of Australia.
Conveniently located within a three-hour drive from Sydney or a one-hour flight from Melbourne, Canberra stands as a must-visit destination to uncover the spirit of the nation.
Explore the depths of Australia’s history by visiting the Australian War Memorial and Australian Parliament House. At the National Gallery of Australia witness the custodianship of the world’s largest collection of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art. Nestled along Canberra’s centrepiece, Lake Burley Griffin, the National Museum of Australia narrates the story of Australia.
Accompany your quench for cultural immersion with culinary delights, hidden bars and boutique shopping along Canberra’s iconic Lonsdale Street in Braddon or explore the NewActon precinct.
For an extraordinary stay, consider Jamala Wildlife Lodge, where creatures like lions and giraffes roam just meters away. Or opt for an otherworldly retreat in a Cubby and Co tiny home with Mount Majura Vineyard at your doorstep.
A visit to Canberra isn’t just a journey through time and culture; it’s a chance to dive into the heart of a nation, where stories wait around every corner to be discovered.
The heart of Australian parliamentary democracy and the meeting place of a nation.