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    Welcome Singapore Airlines

        Publications   Canberra Visitor Guide Browse our key experiences, from family friendly activities and a vibrant food and wine scene to great outdoors and nature activities and the museum and gallery collections that tell Australia’s…

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    2015 Canberra Region Tourism Award winners

    VisitCanberra congratulates this year’s Canberra Region Tourism Awards winners. See some of the winners below and explore the experiences, events and accommodation they have to offer for your next trip to Canberra. Results were announced at the annual Gala Dinner on Thursday 10 December…

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    Canberra Region Visitor Guide

    Discover, research, plan, and book to visit Canberra, Australia’s capital city.  With an abundance of experiences all close to each other, you can pack a lot into a short break in Australia’s capital.  A young and vibrant multicultural city that reflects the story of…

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  • Crowds enjoying Australian performers live on the lawns of Parliament House during Australia Day Live held in Canberra

    Summer in Canberra

    Experience the breezy vibrance of a summer getaway in Canberra. Australia’s capital city keeps its cool through warm summer days and relaxed nights.  Summer is a time to explore our great outdoors. Explore and play in superb parks, lakes, rivers and reserves so close to the city…

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  • A couple sits at a table in plush chairs at Parlour Wine Room, a popular dining venue and bar in the Canberra precinct of NewActon

    48 hours of summer dining in Canberra

    Summer dining weekend in Canberra Are you looking for a different kind of holiday this summer? Head to Canberra, where a plethora of food, shopping, arts and culture awaits. Take a bit of time to plan your trip and you’ll be rewarded with the best the capital has to offer. Use this helpful…

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  • Guests enjoy a drink and meal on the Kingston Foreshore, one of many precincts in Canberra

    Summer escape to Canberra

    Summertime and the living is easy... Feel the  lure of the open road this summer, and set your sights on Canberra. Just three hours by car from Sydney, the nation’s capital is ideal for a quick weekend jaunt, or even a longer sojourn. With a slew of waterfront cafes, small bars and…

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  • A group of women toast with beer at Bentspoke Brewing Co. in Braddon, a popular precinct in Canberra.

    A cultural capital

    A Cultural Capital While the capital is abuzz with spring, it’s the perfect time to explore all the cultural pursuits Canberra has to offer. Urban Walkabout have curated this guide to a weekend spent well in Canberra, jam-packed with local flair, food, and design. After 48 hours here, you…

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  • Patrons gather at Ostani, a popular bar and restaurant at the Realm Hotel in the Barton precinct of Canberra,

    Barton precinct

    Canberra precincts - Barton Named after Sir Edmund Barton, Australia’s first Prime Minister, Barton is a precinct in the leafy inner south of Canberra bordering Lake Burley Griffin. Dine, walk, relax and stay in 5 star accommodation and heritage-listed hotels close to…

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  • Hot air ballooning over Canberra's national attractions at dawn

    Weekend of international dining

    Day 1: Saturday Dawn Hot air ballooning   Rise early and take to the skies in a hot air balloon ride with multi-award winning Balloon Aloft. And seeing as the balloon ride concludes with a champagne celebration, there is no better way to toast the start of your day in Australia's…

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  • Diners enjoying meals at Morks Restaurant in the Kingston Foreshore precinct of Canberra

    Canberra culinary scene

    Canberra’s Culinary Scene Celebrates International Flavours With the highest number of restaurants per capita, Canberra is fast becoming Australia’s leading culinary capital. Besides featuring some of Australia’s freshest local produce, Canberra’s array of restaurants…

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  • A guest peers into a beer brewing vat at BentSpoke Brewery Co. in Braddon, a popular Canberra precinct

    48 hours in winter

    Winter weekend getaway in the nation's capital Cranking the thermostat and staying indoors isn’t the only way to get through winter in Canberra. Temperatures have dropped, sure; but there's no shortage of opportunities to get out and about. From craft markets to warm Irish pubs, use…

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  • A crowd of attendees watches a theatrical performance in Canberra

    48 hours in Canberra - performing arts scene

    Performing Arts Weekend getaway Canberra’s performing arts scene is innovative, varied and vibrant, with artists constantly pushing boundaries. With a variety of events both on and off stage happening in July, Canberra is the perfect place to soak up a rich arts culture. Let Urban…

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  • A shopper pays for fresh, organic produce at a market stall at the Capital Region Farmer's Market, held every weekend in Canberra

    Canberra's fresh food markets

    Canberra's fresh produce and food markets Canberra’s flourishing fresh food markets offer locally grown and produced goods, as well as culinary delicacies and Canberra district wines. The district is known as cool climate in agricultural terms which means we produce distinct produce…

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  • Children frolic in autumn leaves in Commonwealth Park in Canberra, the capital city of Australia

    Autumn in Canberra

    As the first leaves begin to fall, Canberra comes alive with blockbuster exhibitions, delicious food and wine events and fantastic festivals. Autumn is the perfect time to enjoy a mini-break in the national capital, so come and let our beautiful city surprise you with new experiences and hidden…

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  • Diners sit at long tables in the barrel room of Lerida Estate Winery during a winter dinner as part of Fireside Festival held in the Canberra District every winter

    Fireside Festival

    Discover the warmth of the Canberra District this winter Gather around the warmth of a fire with your friends and family and taste the best of winter in the capital region in August during the Fireside Festival. This month-long Canberra region festival is all about curling up by a…

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    Canberra Indulgence

    Holidays are for relaxing and indulgence. Whether it be a pampering experience, a wine tour or a decadent high tea, the Canberra region has your options covered; our food scene is red hot and our local arts movement in thriving. Embrace the wonders of an indulgent break in Canberra and wander…

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