Canberra City Tour, Australia

About Canberra: The Canberra is the capital city of Australia and it is located in the Australian Capital Territory in South-east of the New South Wales.The Canberra is a planned city along with national monuments, galleries and museums along with an artificial lake. The Canberra is also known as the Bush Capital which is a great place to enjoy outdoors with excellent cycling, path and trails, parks, bush-walking and also the nature reserves. The Canberra got established in 1913 with the newly federal Australian nation. The creation of the planned city did not had many critics although few said it is just a waste of good sheep pastures.

Canberra Tourist Places: The design for Canberra along with it’s architectural set-up was designed by American Architects Walter Burley and Marion Mahony Griffin along with building the artificial lake. The building of national facilities was an effort by developing public institutions making it an interesting destination. The suburbs around Central Canberra with lot more shopping destination and commercial area is known to be “Civic” and the parliamentary triangle along with embassy area is found to be on the South side. The national institutions are divided with few monuments like National Museum of Australia and Australian War Memorial on the North Side and also the National Library and National Gallery of Australia on the South side.

The suburbs which surrounds central Canberra along with suburbs surrounding the several outlying town centers and the Belconnen along with Gungahlin to the North with the Tuggeranong and also Woden to the South are the famous region of the city. The people here are mostly immigrants and they have moved here to study or for the employment opportunities within the Australian Government. The city has better transport services and is well connected by rail, road and has better air services. The NSW country-link which is the regional train service is the better way to connect through Sydney to Canberra and takes just over 4 hours to reach both-ways.

The museums and other institutions which are known for visit along with City area as Australian War Memorial along with Canberra Museum and Gallery with the National Capital Exhibition are known to be the most visited place. The parliamentary zone could be found at South of Lake Burley Griffin and with that High Court of Australia and the National Library of Australia are known to be another places of visit. The places of sight seeing are in abundant and National Arboretum Canberra which is a botanical garden is known for all the trees and shrubs making it a place to visit along with the Australian National Botanic Gardens.

The Kangaroos which are the national animal of Australia could be found grazing along the nature park and also sometimes could be found near the building or the car park. The various events such as The Multicultural Festival and Thai Food and Cultural Festival along with Diplomatic Charity Bazaar are few events which are known to be of much delight to people of Canberra and people check out on such events in The Canberra Times. The city is more vibrant and full of fun loving people with an atmosphere to visit all the year around making it a great place to visit.

Tourists attractions: Australian War Memorial, National Museum of Australia, Australian National Botanic Gardens, National Gallery of Australia, National Library of Australia, National Portrait Gallery, Old Parliament House, Black Mountain Tower, Namadgi National Park, Lake Burley Griffin etc.

Things to do: Visit Australia National Museums, Lake Burley Griffin, Visit the National Zoo and Aquarium, Skydive Enjoyment, Shopping at Canberra Antiques Centre & Jamison market, Visit the Canberra Wineries & wine test etc.

Weather Temperature:

Months Temp. Jan Feb March April May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Average Low (℃) 13.7 13.6 10.9 7.1 3.7 1.3 0.2 1.3 3.8 6.4 9.5 11.9
Average High (℃) 28.7 27.7 24.8 20.5 16.3 12.5 11.8 13.5 16.6 19.9 23.3 26.3

Nearest Accommodations:

Luxury Hotels: The Evergreen Bed & Breakfast (+61 2 5100 6002), Mercure Canberra Hotel (+61 2 6243 0000), Birch Apartments (+61 435 570 594), Astra Apartments Canberra (+61 1300 797 321), Accommodate Canberra (+61 2 6295 9430), Nesuto Canberra Apartment Hotel (+61 2 6229 1234), Canberra City YHA (+61 2 6248 9155), The Sebel Canberra Civic (+61 2 6267 5675), Quest Canberra City Walk Hotel (+61 2 6130 1200), Quest Canberra Hotel (+61 2 6243 2222), Novotel Hotel (+61 2 6245 5000), Avenue Hotel Canberra (+61 1800 828 000), Mantra on Northbourne Hotel (+61 2 6243 2500), CityStyle Executive Apartments (+61 2 6247 4646), Midnight Hotel, Autograph Collection (+61 2 6220 0000), Pacific Suites Canberra (+61 2 6262 6266), Madison Capital Executive Apartments (+61 2 6243 8333).

Budget Hotels: Dickson Central Hotel (+61 2 6262 9922), Northbourne Lodge (+61 458 585 007), Miranda Lodge (+61 2 6249 8038), Kesh @ Mezzo Apartment (+61 415 835 499), Kesh @ Infinity Towers (+61 415 835 499), Finches Canberra Hotel (+61 447 764 093), Willowmere Hotel (+61 2 6230 2888), Surveyors Hill Vineyards (+61 2 6230 2046), Riverview Homestead (+61 2 6230 2637), Last Stop Ambledown Brook Hotel (+61 2 6230 2280) etc.

Distances from Canberra city:

Sydney City : 286.0 KM

Melbourne City : 661.9. KM

Brisbane City : 1189.4 KM

Gold Coast City : 1117.2 KM

Perth City : 3717.9 KM

Adelaide City : 1159.1 KM

Nearest Major Airport: "Canberra Airport" is a large airport which is just 4.5 KM distance from Canberra central business district. Tourists can get flights to all major cities of the Australia country and some international flights to foreign countries (Singapore, New Zealand & Qatar).