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10 cool things to do with the kids

Published 23 Apr 2024

There’s so much for kids of all ages to enjoy in Canberra that they’ll want to keep coming back each school holidays.

Family fun
Guests viewing artwork at the Gallery of Small Things.

An inside look into arts and culture in Canberra

Published 23 Apr 2024

Explore below the surface of Canberra’s arts and culture scene and discover more than you came for with this insider's look.

Museums and galleries
Man and two women looking at native plant.

Richie Allan's insights into Ngunnawal cultural tours

Published 23 Apr 2024

Proud Ngunnawal and Kamilaroi custodian, Richie shares what you'll see, do and learn during a tour of Ngunnawal country.

Tours
Two cyclists on the road with the National Arboretum Canberra and Telstra Tower seen in the background

Wild at heart

Published 18 Apr 2024

Embark on a journey to uncover Canberra's many natural marvels, each inviting you to indulge your adventurous spirit. From bushwalks to celestial encounters, Canberra can be seen as a bit of a playground for outdoor enthusiasts of all stripes.

Cycling Outdoors and nature

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
Aerial view of National Museum of Australia with hot air balloons and Black Mountain in the background.

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
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
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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
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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.

Events
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

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
People taking photos in front of hot air balloons by the lake

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
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