After 5pm there are various free public car parks throughout the Parliamentary Triangle. There is also free public parking at each of the participating attractions. Due to traffic congestion issues during the event it is recommended that patrons avoid parking in the National Library of Australia and the Questacon car parks.
Special access parking
Accessible parking is available in most of the public car parks. For further details contact Access Canberra on 13 22 81.
Catch the shuttle bus to alleviate parking stress and to avoid parking illegally and incurring a parking fine. The Shuttle bus is free and departs from Platform 10 (Civic Bus Interchange), pick up on Commonwealth Avenue opposite Regatta Point. Park in the Acton Car Park and use the lights to cross Commonwealth Avenue to catch the Enlighten Shuttle. The shuttle will stop at the event site (National Library of Australia Bus Stop).
There are various paid public car parks throughout the Parliamentary Triangle. There is also public parking at each of the participating attractions. Due to traffic congestion issues during the event it is recommended that patrons avoid parking in the NLA and the Questacon car parks.
If you feel like taking in the amazing autumn sights of Canberra, Enlighten can be reached on foot. As a guide, the Canberra Centre to the Enlighten Entertainment Hub, via Commonwealth Avenue crossing over Commonwealth Bridge, takes approximately 40 minutes to walk.
Taxis may drop off and pick up at various locations within the Parliamentary Triangle. Call Cabxpress 6260 6011 or Canberra Cabs 13 22 27.
UBER are giving new riders attending Enlighten 2016 in Canberra a free ride up to $25. Download the app, create an account. Enter the promo code ‘ENLIGHTEN2016’ Check the ETA, ‘REQUEST’ when you need a car, and enjoy the ride!
More info can be found online uber.com/cities/canberra