Canberra and Capital Country
Journey through the southeast Australian region know as Capital Country and experience why Canberra was chosen as the site for a fledgling nation’s capital city in 1908.
Explore Capital Country and the Canberra Region from a city base
Base yourself in Canberra to explore the Capital Country region, offering world-class arts and crafts, historic villages, stunning nature and gourmet delights, all within an hour and a half’s drive from Canberra.
The Poacher's Way
Journey along The Poacher’s Way, developed by a group of people bound by a common inspiration derived from their land and lifestyle. Rejuvenate in charming bed and breakfast accommodation, indulge in replenishing spa treatments, savour gourmet food, wine and collect the works of exceptional artisans.
Southern Highlands of New South Wales
Visit the birthplace of the world’s greatest cricket batsman, Sir Donald Bradman, at the Bradman Museum and International Cricket Hall of Fame in Bowral and contemplate magnificent rainforests and waterfalls in Moreton National Park or Kangaroo Valley near Moss Vale in the Southern Highlands.
Bungendore and Braidwood
Drive through wine country to the historic towns of Braidwood and Bungendore to visit beautiful churches, old time pubs, galleries and antique stores then admire the stunning woodwork at the award-winning Bungendore Wood Works Gallery. This is a popular way to travel to the Sapphire and South Coasts of NSW.
Take a drive through historic towns around the Yass Valley a region which played a major role in the development of Australian agriculture since the 1800s. Explore more about small hamlets and towns like Bowning, Binalong, Bookham, Wee Jasper for annual festivals, local produce and more.
Touring routes and maps
Follow our trails and maps to take you through drive holidays in the Canberra region. These maps highlight gourmet trails, wineries, national parks, Aboriginal history, coastal scenery and quaint historic towns.