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Floriade

 

 

 

 

 

Floriade, Australia’s biggest celebration of spring, returns to Commonwealth Park in Canberra from Saturday 12 September until Sunday 11 October 2019.

With over one million blooms on display and free entry, Floriade is the perfect place to experience the beauty of spring. With a diverse and ever expanding program of music, cultural celebrations, food and wine, horticultural workshops, market traders, artistic displays, entertainment, recreational activities and more, you’ll find something for everyone.

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Culture Loop Shuttle Bus

 

 

 

 

Culture Loop: a new way to experience one good thing after another in the nation’s capital. Now you can park once and ride all day on our free shuttle that will transport you on a convenient loop from the Canberra Centre to some of Canberra’s most loved cultural attractions and places of interest.

The free service will commence from the Canberra Centre with stops located in proximity to the following destinations:
1. Canberra Centre
2. National Museum of Australia
3. National Film and Sound Archive
4. National Capital Exhibition at Regatta Point/Canberra and Region Visitors Centre
5. National Library of Australia / Questacon
6. Museum of Australian Democracy
7. Australian Parliament House
8. West Basin Carpark
9. Canberra Museum and Gallery (CMAG)

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Australian War Memorial

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Australian War Memorial was voted the number one landmark in Australia by travelers in the 2016 Trip Advisor awards. Come and see why. Find out more Donations & bequests Your generous donation will be used to ensure the memory of our Defence Forces and what they have done for us, and what they continue to do for our freedom remains – today and into the future.

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National Zoo and Aquarium

 

 

 

 

 

The NZA is now one of the largest privately owned zoos in Australia and one of only 26 zoos that have been accredited out of the 52 zoos that are members of the Zoo and Aquarium association of Australia. It has the only inland aquarium exhibit in Australia.

It is also one of the major Tourist attractions in the ACT and region and with the recent opening of the new open range section in May 2017, has increased to 3 times its former size.

The NZA strives to house animals in comfortable surroundings. As such, most of the enclosure sizes are far larger than found in other urban zoos and animal husbandry and welfare are aimed at achieving world’s best practices.

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Segway tour

 

 

 

 

 

Strap on your helmet and get set for a tour-with-a-difference thanks to SegGlideRide, Canberra’s Segway tour provider at Lake Burley Griffin. Discover Lake Burley Griffin’s foreshore, famous landmarks and iconic buildings in a fun and memorable way.

These self-balancing personal transporters are easy to master – simply lean forwards to go forward, lean backwards to stop. After your personalised lesson in Segway skills, you’ll quickly find yourself gliding like an expert.

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Road tripping

 

 

 

 

 

You’ll never be short of things to see and do in Yass Valley. History and heritage buffs will love the region’s connection to early rural Australia which you can experience at several museums, historical sites and antiques centres.

Yass Valley is also brimming with talented artists, sculptors, designers and creators just waiting to show off their wares at the many galleries, retail shops and design studios.

Nature lovers will be impressed with the range of outdoor experiences on offer in Yass Valley – from exploring caves and bushwalking, to strolling through our parks and gardens, camping and water sports on the lake.

Ready, set, go!

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