See yourself in the Nation's Capital!

Welcome to Canberra! Canberra is a city in a park. Canberra has many fantastic experiences to offer it's visitors. Surrounded by a wonderful nature, yet offers much fun for kids of all ages. Lots of events and festivals, stylish restaurants and fine shopping.

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340,800 (December 2007)


1005 km²

Regional Center

Australian Capital Territory (ACT)


Canberra/Fraser (Federal Division)

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The Canberra Times

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Canberra and Region Visitors Centre
330 Northbourne Avenue, Dickson ACT 2602
+61 02 6205 0044






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See yourself in the Nation's Capital!

Welcome to Canberra! Canberra is a city in a park. Canberra has many fantastic experiences to offer it's visitors. Surrounded by a wonderful nature, yet offers much fun for kids of all ages. Lots of events and festivals, stylish restaurants and fine shopping.

See and Do

Family Activities

Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex

Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex has for over 40 years, played a key role as part of NASA's Deep Space Network. The complex features four giant antennas, including the largest in the Southern Hemisphere. Visit the center and see a 3.8 billion year old Moon rock, watch a space movie and enjoy everything relating to outer space!

Captain Cook Memorial Jet

Captain Cook Memorial Jet is one of Canberra's most visible attractions and was inaugurated in 1970 by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. It was to commemorate the bicentennial of Cook's discovery of the eastern coast of Australia.

CSIRO Discovery Centre

CSIRO Discovery Centre is a unique center established by the CSIRO and the nation's largest science organization. Try the 3D touch sensitive computer, see the reality theater, discover the medical advancees and much more.

Geoscience Australia

Geoscience Australia is a large foyer area which displays minerals, rocks and fossils. See the clever low energy geothermal heating/cooling system of this award winning building.

The National Film and Sound Archive

The National Film and Sound Archive is Australia's audiovisual archive and dedicated to collecting and preserving the national heritage.


Australian War Memorial

The Australian War Memorial is a unique national institution and combines a shrine, museum and an extensive archive. See the Roll of Honour honoring more than 102,000 Australian Service men and women whom gave their lifes in conflicts since the Sudan commitment of 1885.

National Gallery of Australia

Visit the National Gallery of Australia to see all the latest exhibitions and events. The gallery offers many exhibitions for Australia Art, International Art, Decorative Arts, Photography, Sculptures and much more. A must see while in Canberra!

National Museum of Australia

The National Museum of Australia reveals the history of ordinary and extra ordinary Australians. It explore the nation and people. See the National Historical collection along with many others. There is always an interesting exhibition being show and the museum offers special features for children. Fun for the entire family!

The National Portrait Gallery

The National Portrait Gallery displays about 400 portraits of the people whom have helped shape Australia and continue to do so. It is dedicated to help increase the understanding of the people, their identity, history, creativity and culture.


Australian National Botanic Gardens

See the national collection of beautiful and rare Australian plants. Walk along the winding paths, listen to the birds and enjoy the flowers. See the Rainforest Gully, the Rock Garden, the Eucalypt Lawn and the Mallee Shrub lands.

Black Mountain

Visit the Black Mountain area and enjoy the wonderful views from the Black Mountain Lookout or the Black Mountain tower. See a fantastic 360 degree view over Canberra and the surroundings. The landmark tower also offers a viewing gallery.

Canberra Nature Park

There are 27 different native bushland and grassland reserves which make up the park. Some of the areas are: Jerrabomberra Wetlands, Pinnacle Nature Trail, Remembrance Nature Park, Black Mountain, Mulligans Flat, Urambi Hills Nature Trail, Mt Ainslie, The Pinnacle and Cooleman Ridge.

Corin Forest Mountain Retreat

Corin Forest Mountain Retreat is a year round facility offering sports and activities just a 45 minute drive from the Parliament House. A perfect place for a picnic and offer a cafe.

Gibraltar Falls

At the edge of Gibraltar Creek Pine Forest, there is a secluded spot with picnic tables, barbecues, and a camping area at Woods Reserve.

Outdoors and Nature

Canberra is a city within a park. Therefore, the area features many wonderful parks, gardens, nature areas, all offering you a place to relax and enjoy the beauty. Only a few areas are listed here, but you can check out the website below for more details.


Australian Institute of Sport

The Australian Institute of Sport is dedicated to the development of elite sport and known internationally as the world best practice model for elite athlete development. It has 35 sport programs in 26 sports. Find out what it takes become an elite athlete. Tours are available.

Parliament of Australia

The Australian Parliament is situated in Canberra and you can visit the Parliament House, its galleries and offers free tours for visitors.

Questacon - Australia's National Science & Technology Center

Questacon - Australia's National Science & Technology Center is a government science center devoted to education in Science and Technology. The center offers an endless list of exhibitions, shows, events, illusions, activities and much more!


Canberra offers many luxury boutiques, malls and department stores. Try checking out Belconnen Fresh Food Markets with 31 specialty stores. There is also the Manuka and Kingston malls with are a 5 minute walk from each other.


Canberra's cool climate is now receiving worldwide recognition as being an excellent area for wines. Now, there are 140 vine yards, more than 30 cellar doors in the countryside around Canberra.


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