There’s no better time to visit than in 2013, the year which celebrates 100 years since the foundation stones were laid for the Australian capital.
Join in the Centenary celebration with a year-long calendar packed with events and activities. The program celebrates sport, science, arts, community, architecture, the environment, diverse cultures and big ideas. There are new and exciting line ups and the very best of what Canberra already offers each year. Access your free Centenary Program from the Canberra and Region Visitors Centre.
Find all the information you need to plan your trip on Canberra’s official tourism website Download the 2013 Canberra Visitors Guide or pick up your free copy from the Canberra and Region Visitors Centre.
To speak to one of the friendly and knowledgeable staff at the Canberra and Region Visitors Centre:
While in Canberra, discover an abundance of treasures at our national attractions. Celebrate Australia’s proud sporting achievements, delve into our unique political history, and reflect on our nation’s experience on the international stage. See our country through the eyes of our artists and experience Australian character through sound and film, books and exhibitions.
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With so many fun things to do, even the big kids can get away with returning to childhood in Canberra. Here are just some of the great things to do for families.
Top five things for kids to do in Canberra:
- Freefall six metres at Questacon
- Go on a special kids’ tour at the National Zoo and Aquarium
- Take a tour with an elite athlete at the Australian Institute of Sport
- Create a city of the future in our 3D theatre Kspace at the National Museum of Australia
- Tower over the miniature buildings at Cockington Green
National Zoo and Aquarium
Australian National Botanic Gardens
Questacon – The National Science and Technology Centre
Australian War Memorial
National Gallery of Australia
National Museum of Australia
National Library of Australia
National Portrait Gallery
Museum of Australian Democracy
Enjoy the glorious spring weather
Relax in a stylish cafe, dine with a lake view, or taste the freshest regional produce amongst the vines at a delicious winery restaurant or cafe. Canberra is a great destination for food lovers and with over 300 venues to choose from, the dining scene just gets better and better.
For more information go to visitcanberra.com.au