Go for the iconic museums and galleries, and stay for the hidden gems and unexpected moments.
The perfect place for a short break, Canberra will charm you with diverse activities, all within easy reach. Delight in whisky bars hidden behind unmarked doors, balloon rides at dawn, and world-class art collections and mountain bike tracks.
The Canberra region has so much to offer food and wine lovers. Delve into an array of stylish restaurants, bars and shops brimming with local produce and wine and chat to local winemakers at their cellar door — there are more than 33 wineries in a picturesque rural setting just 35 minutes drive from the city.
Discover the treasures of our nation in Canberra, home of the Australian story. The country’s national collection is housed in national galleries, museums and archives that document our story from our ancient Indigenous past and colonial history through to the modern multicultural country of today.
No matter where you want to lay your hat in Canberra, our accommodation options offer great variety – from luxury hotels and self-contained apartments to hostels, camping sites, rural properties, or perhaps a room right next to some welcoming zoo animals – we’ve got the lot. You’ll find heritage-listed, boutique, eco chic options, as well as major chains, caravan parks and charming B&Bs.