Canberra Attractions

Things to do in CanberraIn addition to fun filled activities at Questacon, Cockington Green Gardens and the Australian Institute of Sport, all included in your 3infun ticket, there are so many things to do in Canberra.

Top Canberra attractions include:

> The Australian War Memorial:  The kids will have a blast exploring the Discovery Zone, where they can dodge sniper fire in a WWI trench and get cosy in a submarine bunk bed. More family fun at the Australian War Memorial website…
> National Gallery of Australia: The Sculpture Garden and Children’s Gallery will have the kids enthralled, as will the children’s audio tours which are available for many major exhibitions throughout the year.  More on the collection at the National Gallery of Australia website…
> National Museum of Australia: Enjoy fantastic, interactive exhibition spaces for the whole family.  The kids will especially enjoy the rotating theatre, Circa and K Space, where they can design their own futuristic home or vehicle and see it appear in a 3D movie. More great family activity at the National Museum of Australia website…
> Parliament House: See Parliament in action during Question Time, explore the extensive art collection and learn all about the impressive architecture of one of the most important buildings in Australia.  More information at the Parliament House website…
> Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House: The kids can explore with their own MOADventure Trail  and even win a prize by cracking a secret code.  More kid’s activities at the Museum of Australian Democracy website…
> National Zoo & Aquarium: With special behind the scenes adventure tours, Meet-a-Cheetah experiences and a wonderful array of animals to see, this is a day out for the whole family.  More animal experiences at the National Zoo & Aquarium website… Family fun in Canberra

For more great attractions in Canberra, go to the Visit Canberra website.

When it’s time to take a break, why not get out in the great outdoors on Canberra’s extensive cycle paths, world-class mountain biking and city walking trails. Discover Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve and Namadgi National Park or take a stroll through the Australian National Botanic Gardens.  Better yet, get up, up, up and away and see Canberra from a different perspective on an unforgettable ballon flight with Balloon Aloft.

After all that activity you’re bound to be hungry so be sure to take advantage of the tasty and varied eats available in the nation’s capital.  From vibrant restaurants to family friendly eateries, buzzing nightlife and a fabulous range of boutique cellar doors, winery cafes and restaurants, you will be amazed at the culinary delights just waiting to be discovered.  For the budding chefs amongst you, don’t miss the weekend Capital Region Farmer’s Market and Old Bus Depot Markets for the freshest local produce and delicious treats.

Explore more places to visit in Canberra at the Visit Canberra website.