Canberra Holidays in Canberra Australian Capital Territory
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Canberra is a city that was purpose built to house Australia's Parliament, national monuments and treasures. The city has a vibrant social scene and is a fantastic base from which to explore the surrounding region. With DISCOVER WEST's wide variety of deals on Canberra holidays, you can start your trip off right.
Explore the world of Australian politics on your Canberra holiday; you can visit the National Capital Exhibition, the old and new Parliament houses; Blundell's Cottage; Australian War Memorial; National Portrait Gallery, featuring paintings of recognizable Australians; High Court of Australia; Royal Australian Mint; and Black Mountain Tower which offers two open viewing platforms, an exhibition gallery and even Alto, a revolving restaurant.
The whole family can enjoy a holiday to Canberra as there are many attractions throughout the city. Learn about Australia's fascinating animals at the National Zoo & Aquarium, the Australian Reptile Centre and The Bird Walk. Spend a day at Questacon -The National Science and Technology Centre; visit the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra Museum and Gallery, National Film and Sound Archive and the National Dinosaur Museum; and sports fans should stop by the Australian Institute of Sport and Canberra Stadium.
Canberra is also a greatly social city, offering shopping, dining, markets and many festivals you can enjoy on your holiday to the Capital Territory. Shopping can be had at Canberra Centre, Kingston, Manuka and Westfield Woden as well as at one of the weekly markets including the Old Bus Depot Markets and the Gorman House Markets. Enjoy cafes, restaurants and even large movie screens at Garema Place; find quality 'alternative' dining scenes in Ainslie, Braddon and Dickson; and enjoy one of the annual festivals such as the Summernats Car Festival, National Folk Festival, Rally of Canberra and the National Autumn Balloon Spectacular.
Set in beautiful bushlands, Canberra has many recreational activities options to accompany your holiday. Stroll along Lake Burley Griffin, walk ANZAC Parade or drive to Mount Ainslie Lookout for views of the city. Pack a picnic and take the family to the Canberra Nature Park which houses Australian National Botanic Gardens; the Black Mountain Peninsula; or the Commonwealth Park; or spend the day at artificial Lake Tuggeranong which offers cycling paths, swimming fishing, sailing or windsurfing. Include a day trip in your Canberra holiday by venturing to Namadgi National Park, Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve or to Canberra's quaint wine district which features quality cool-climate wineries.
Boasting grand architecture, world-class museums and art galleries, international restaurants, exciting pubs and nightclubs and historic parliamentary buildings, Canberra is an exciting holiday destination, and DISCOVER WEST has a range of exclusive Canberra Holiday Packages. Browse online and choose the best package for you- all you have to do is choose your desired dates of travel and enjoy discounted rates on both flights and accommodation.
Families who want to enjoy a fun getaway can browse through a wide range of Canberra Family Packages, and take advantage of the extra package discount to enjoy the many natural and man-made attractions the city boasts. Questacon in the CBD is a huge hands-on science centre with interactive exhibits and live shows, and will entertain the kids for hours. If the sun is shining, Big Splash Waterpark in Macquarie is perfect for a fun day out, as is the National Zoo and Aquarium, where kids can see a huge range of native and exotic animals, as well as the largest inland salt water tank in Australia. Canberra Family Packages are available with a wide range of accommodation options, so you can choose one that suits your family best, and enjoy exploring.
Although small, Canberra boasts some mighty dining options, and connoisseurs in the know have been enjoying the city's many excellent restaurants, cafes and diners for years. Browse online and choose a Canberra Foodie Package so you can take advantage of exclusive flights and accommodation, and enjoy tasting your way through the city. For a fine dining experience with a twist, make a booking at Alto's, a revolving restaurant atop the Black Mountain Tower. The 195m tower affords spectacular 360 degree views of the city, and you can savour delicious modern-Australian cuisine while the restaurant completes its 85 minute revolution. Close to many accommodation options bookable with DISCOVER WEST, the suburb of Civic is the place for trendy Asian eateries, whilst Manuka Shopping Centre boasts everything from French to Spanish to Lebanese cuisine. No-matter what your palate prefers, Canberra will deliver, so browse online now and secure a Canberra Holiday Package and start planning.
As the country's capital city, Canberra is the custodian of some of Australia's finest museums and monuments, which give an excellent insight into our rich history. History buffs, both local and international, can book a Canberra Holiday Package that includes flights and convenient accommodation, and enjoy exploring these historical sites, as well as the city's many parliamentary buildings. The beautiful and moving Australian War Memorial is a must-see, as is the National Museum of Canberra. Political enthusiasts enjoying a Canberra getaway should definitely check out both the old and current Parliament houses and the High Court of Australia, all of which have seen significant moments in Australia's history.
For those who want to experience Canberra's spectacular natural beauty should browse through all available Canberra Holiday Packages with included flights and accommodation, and choose one that suits them best. The Australian National Botanic Gardens are relaxing spaces of unique native plants, towering gums and populations of native birds. Pack a delicious picnic lunch and head down from your central accommodation to make a day of it. A little further afield, the Namadgi National Park is close by to suburbs such as Greenway which have various accommodation options, and is perfect for adventurous activities such as rock climbing and abseiling, as well as more relaxed options like horse-riding, bushwalking and stream fishing. Reconnect with nature on your next ACT getaway, and let DISCOVER WEST do the hard work for you when you book a Canberra Holiday Package.
Canberra is positively bursting at the seams with excellent art galleries and artistic spaces. Helen Maxwell Gallery, Drill Hall Gallery and Paintbox Fine Art are all concentrated in the CBD, and the excellent National Gallery of Australia is on the banks of Lake Burley Griffith in the suburb of Parkes. Art buffs who book an exclusive Canberra Holiday Package can choose convenient central accommodation and browse to their heart's content.
Backpackers and groups of young friends planning a Canberra holiday will enjoy being able to take advantage of discounted rates on both flights and accommodation with a Canberra Budget Package. Featuring a range of accommodation options in and around the city centre, they are perfect for bright young things who want to explore Canberra's pub, nighclub and shopping districts. Knightsbridge Penthouse is perfect for delicious cocktails, and Debacle is the place to go for hearty ales and pizza. For some premium brew, choose a package with accommodation in Fyshwick for proximity to the Zierholz Premium Brewery, or the CBD for access to the Wig and Pen English Pub and Brewery. With oodles of bars and nightclubs, Canberra is always pumping, and visitors who have booked a Canberra Holiday Package online can enjoy the extra money this saves them on having a great time.
Honeymooners and those who simply need quality time with their other half can take advantage of the exclusive Canberra Honeymoon Packages available online, and enjoy a romantic getaway with luxurious private accommodation. Indulge in elaborate spa sessions during the day, and dine upon delicious local cuisine in the evening. Perhaps use the extra package discount you have saved on your DISCOVER WEST booking to treat your lover to a romantic balloon flight over the ACT landscape- watch as the world wakes up in the first light of dawn, and savour the absolute calm and serenity. Book online today and enjoy a romantic getaway to the nation's capital.
First time visitors to Canberra, or those who are simply looking for something a little different should book a Canberra Holiday Package with convenient central accommodation, and head out to Tidbinbilla, south-west of the CBD. This suburb is home to the Canberra Space Centre and Deep Space Communication Complex, and is great for a visit whether you consider yourself a science buff or not. Featuring incredible displays of space travel, images from Mars and ancient moon rock, the complex is also home to the huge 'dish', an antenna complex which played a large and crucial role in the 1969 NASA moon landing. Revive your childlike curiosity at this excellent complex, and return to your comfortable Canberra accommodation to relax.
No matter what your ideal holiday entails, DISCOVER WEST has the Canberra Holiday Package for you. Luxurious or budget, family fun or romantic getaway, food themed or history oriented, everyone can enjoy the Canberra holiday of their dreams, and enjoy having a little extra in their back pocket to really get to know the town.
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