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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.

Museums and galleries Outdoors and nature

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
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
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.

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Young couple dances in the coloured lights of a live music performance at Smith's Alternative.

2024 events not to miss

Published 15 Dec 2023

Canberra is putting on a show with blockbuster exhibitions adding to our famed museums and galleries, plus festivals celebrating everything you love.

Events
Two young kids on bikes and a couple lean against a red car bonnet overlooking the view of Black Mountain Tower at the National Arboretum Canberra

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
View from the rooftop Leyla bar in Canberra's National Triangle and Parliament House as the sun sets outside the windows. | © Romello Pereira

Bars and restaurants with the best views of Canberra

Published 15 Dec 2023

From lakeside drinks with live music sessions, to rooftop bars with unbeatable panoramic vistas, Canberra has you covered. 

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
A couple enjoying cocktails at Lazy Su in Braddon.

10 casual restaurants worth travelling for in Canberra

Published 24 Nov 2023

From brunches to burgers, here are 10 places you must try on your next trip to Canberra—if you haven’t already.

Nightlife Restaurants and cafes

Canberra experiences to gift this Christmas

Published 24 Nov 2023

Surprise your loved ones with spa experiences, joy flights, and art galore, as you give the gift of Canberra experiences this Christmas.

A man pouring red wine into a woman's glass as they look out over Lerida Estate Winery.

Cycle between Murrumbateman's wineries

Published 24 Nov 2023

Discover lots of vineyards and cellar doors less than 10-kilometres from Murrumbateman town centre.

Cycling Wineries and breweries
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