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A guide to Canberra's must-see museums and galleries

Published 26 Feb 2024

Home to some of Australia’s best art galleries and museums, Canberra has long been a destination for culture-hunters. Don’t miss these museums and galleries.

Museums and galleries
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Enlighten Festival's must-attend events

Published 26 Feb 2024

Here’s your guide to the signature events at this year's festival, including pride weekend, the Canberra Balloon Spectacular, and Enlighten Illuminations.

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Chef-hatted and awarded restaurants

Published 26 Feb 2024

Canberra is a culinary paradise of chef-hatted and award-winning restaurants awaiting your indulgence.

Restaurants and cafes
The iconic hot air balloon with 'CBR' written on it flying over Canberra during sunrise.

What's on in Canberra this autumn

Published 26 Feb 2024

In autumn, experience Australia’s capital with this list of the best activities from visiting blockbuster exhibitions to sipping wine at cellar doors.

Events

The best school holiday activities in Canberra

Published 26 Feb 2024

While Canberra’s iconic attractions are open for fun, many host an array of activities and programs exclusive to the school holidays.

Family fun
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Top Instagram posts of 2023

Published 22 Jan 2024

From spectacular sunsets to beautiful vistas, here are the top most liked photos on VisitCanberra’s Instagram in 2023.

Outdoors and nature
A family eating dinner near lions.

Seven unique places to stay on your getaway

Published 22 Jan 2024

Spend your trip to the nation's capital glamping in a vineyard, slumbering near lions and sinking into luxe surrounds in the CBD.

Accommodation
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Budget Break to Canberra

Published 22 Jan 2024

Canberra is the ultimate destination for a great weekend getaway without the exorbitant price tag. No matter your interest, Canberra has you covered.

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Four of Canberra's best mountain bike trails

Published 22 Jan 2024

Canberra is a mountain biker's dream city with trails through forest, jumps through pines, and an acclaimed 140km track that loops around the entire ACT.

Cycling Outdoors and nature

Romantic restaurants for the perfect date night in Canberra

Published 22 Jan 2024

Searching for the perfect romantic dining experience for two? Canberra knows how to make your night out special.

Restaurants and cafes

How to hire a bike in Canberra

Published 15 Dec 2023

We all know Australia’s cycling capital offers some of the best locations to ride a bike, but do you know where to hire a bike?

Cycling
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Annual leave hacks to capitalise on your 2024 public holidays

Published 15 Dec 2023

Turn your public holidays into full weeks off with these annual leave hacks, complete with what great events to attend while you’re on your getaway.

Events
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