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CANBERRA OFFERS A GREAT DIVERSITY OF ATTRACTIONS AND EXPERIENCES ALL WITHIN CLOSE PROXIMITY TO ACCOMMODATION AND TRANSPORT. FOR SOLO TRAVELERS, COUPLES, FAMILIES AND GROUPS, CANBERRA HAS SOMETHING TO APPEAL TO THE CURIOUS, ADVENTUROUS, FOODIE OR EXPLORER WITHIN US ALL.

The Canberra region offers parks, gardens, lakes and natural expanses perfect for exploring your adventurous side.
Click on each venue to explore. Alternatively, see the VisitCanberra website for more outdoor activities.

Australian Institute Of Sport
Go behind the scenes on an award-winning 90 minute guided tour of Australia’s premier elite sports precinct, the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS), located minutes from the Canberra city centre.


Cycling
Canberra has an excellent network of shared paths and identified routes that people can use without having to go on the road. Some of these can be seen from the roads, others are ‘hidden’ but provide very pleasant routes to get you to your destination.


Segway Glide
Make the most of the lake front and Canberra’s national attractions with this one hour Segway Glide. Guided segway rides are designed to ensure an awesome segway riding experience rather than a fact filled tour.


National Arboretum
Enjoy free guided and self-guided tours, interactive displays, Pod Playground, a café and shop, outdoor sculptures, and picnic areas boasting some of Canberra’s most spectacular views.


Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve
There has never been a better time to experience Canberra’s iconic wildlife sanctuary this October with the ultimate family sleepover - A Wild Night Out at Tidbinbilla. More than just accommodation our Pop- Up Wilderness Family Camp includes your overnight stay in 6m Luxury Glamping Tents with real beds, 5 Unique Day & Night Ranger Activities such as CSI Tidbinbilla or Hi-Tech Wildlife, Dinner, Campfire fun under the stars, Spotlighting and Star Gazing. Wake up in the wild and experience Tidbinbilla in a whole new light. Sat 27 Sept – Sat 12 Oct inclusive.


The Centenary Trail
Walkers, cyclists and nature lovers can experience the best of Canberra’s urban and natural environments on the Centenary Trail, a legacy of Canberra’s 100th birthday celebrations. The 145-kilometre self-guided trail loops around the ACT, is family friendly and can be experienced in sections.


Canberra Urban Adventures
Run by locals who know Canberra and love nature, with a little bit of adventure...On an easy to use electric bike, or wandering with the wildlife in the local nature parks.


Balloon Aloft
There’s no better way to fully appreciate Canberra’s charm than from the air with the multi award winning Balloon Aloft, Canberra’s original balloon ride operator. Equal parts exhilarating and relaxing, a hot air balloon ride is one of the best ways to see this remarkable planned city and its changing carpet of seasonal colours.


Vertikal – Canberra Indoor Ski Centre
The alpine experience right here in Canberra! Ski and board all year ‘round, learn from scratch or master your skills, keep fit, and have fun.