Snap the perfect shot

Whether you’re an amateur or a pro photographer, hot air ballooning is awe-inspiring and you’re sure to get the perfect shot from every angle. Drift over Canberra in a hot air balloon at the most magical time of day – sunrise. Or get out on Lake Burley Griffin on a kayak to flex your photography skills and capture the magic of balloons floating over the lake.  

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Paint your best picture

Head out the Namadgi National Park to find your own beautiful spot and to be inspired by the grandeur of the natural world. Canberra is surrounded by so much natural scenery that a trip into wilderness is sure to get you feeling in the mood.  

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Food as art

For food that looks like art, Space Kitchen in Woden is a must visit. Not only is their art (oops we mean food) insta-worthy, it is insanely delicious. Take your camera to capture the magic, we guarantee that Space Kitchen will have you feeling inspired, especially once you have a full stomach.

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Reflect in the Labyrinth

Find peace and guidance when you walk through the Labyrinth Garden at the National Arboretum Canberra. Used universally for reflection and renewal, you can quiet the mind, relax and find your creativity.

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Create your own Canberra Panorama

Do as the locals do on the weekend and run or walk up Mount Ainslie. With spectacular views of Canberra, it’s sure to get your creative juices flowing. Stop for a picnic, snap a shot and get on your way to creating your own piece of work like local artist Val Crane.  

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Study the Masters

Finally head to the National Gallery of Australia to see Matisse & Picasso. Running from 13 December to 13 April Matisse & Picasso explores the rivalry between the two artists, who pushed each other and inspired creativity in one another. After viewing more than 123 works, you’ll leave feeling inspired to pick up your paintbrush and have a crack at imitating the Masters.