Half Day
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All Year
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1+
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Easy
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Canberra
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Summary

To grasp the cultural essence of a country, you must first understand its journey to the present.  There is no better way to achieve this than to explore its capital city.  The Canberra Attractions Tour offers the perfect mix of cultural history, symbolism and Australian pride all in modern and vibrant settings.

Canberra as a city is designed to showcase the cultural heritage and diversity of Australia.  It achieves this by creating a number of  uniquely designed attractions focusing on the significant cultural elements of the country.

 

Canberra Attractions Afternoon Tour

The National Arboretum

This tour begins with a visit to the award winning National Arboretum’s Village Centre building.  Enjoy the natural beauty of the Arboretum’s gardens and the sweeping views over the city.

The National Arboretum Canberra features 94 forests of rare, endangered and symbolic trees from around Australia and the world. Many of the trees are still young but two of the forests are nearly 100 hundred years old. Over 44,000 trees from over 100 countries are growing across the huge 250 hectare (618 acre) site, making it one of the world’s largest living collections of rare, endangered and significant trees.

 

The Parliament House

The meeting place of a nation. Featuring impressive architecture, a stunning art collection and a beautiful landscape, Parliament House is a must-see for any visitor to Canberra. Visitors can take a guided tour into the Senate and House of Representatives chambers, view historic documents such as the 1297 Inspeximus issue of Magna Carta, and see democracy in action first-hand.

 

The Australian War Memorial

The Australian War Memorial combines a shrine, a world-class museum, and an extensive archive. The Memorial’s purpose is to commemorate the sacrifice of those Australians who have died in war. Its mission is to assist Australians to remember, interpret and understand the Australian experience of war and its enduring impact on Australian society.

 

Book the morning Canberra Arts and Culture Tour to get the whole Canberra Experience.  Visit the National Gallery, the National Museum an the Australiam Museum of Democracy.

This Expedia clip offers an insight into Canberra, the capital city of Australia.

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION As specified
DEPARTURE TIME Please arrive at least 15 minutes before departure.
INCLUDED
Transport Guided tours
Entry fees Bottled water
NOT INCLUDED
Food

Terms and conditions

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Afternoon Tour


Parliament House
1:00pm – 1:30pm


Parliament House
1:45pm – 2:45pm


Australian War Memorial– Guided tour
3:00pm – 4:30pm


Mt Ainslie
4:45pm – 5:00pm


Return to City and free time
5:00pm – 5:30pm


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Australian War Memorial Canberra Attractions Tour

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