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Canberra and Region Visitors Centre

Canberra and Region Visitors Centre interior
Local designer homewares
Local wines, relish and nuts on a stand
Three handmade beeswax candles
Bottles of Wildbrumby schnapps
Display cabinets of local wines, beers and spirits for sale
Staff member helping a customer
Child playing at a small table and chairs
Large brochure rack
Group of school children arriving at the Canberra and Region Visitors Centre
Canberra and Region Visitors Centre interior
Local designer homewares
Local wines, relish and nuts on a stand
Three handmade beeswax candles
Bottles of Wildbrumby schnapps

Overview

The Canberra and Region Visitors Centre sits within the Regatta Point precinct, boasting one of Canberra’s best views. Look out over Lake Burley Griffin towards a range of iconic national attractions including Parliament House, the National Gallery of Australia, the National Library of Australia and Questacon.

Purchase local and regional wines, beer, spirits and schnapps. Pick up designer merchandise, jewellery and souvenirs from local and regional suppliers including: Jasper+Myrtle, Gundaroo Puzzler, Gatbi, Zilpah Tart, Lindner and more. Choose from a range of maps and books, and kids’ treats and toys.

You can also find the entire range of CBR merchandise boasting quality made hoodies, shirts and beanies, stationery, reusable coffee cups and more.

Chat to the friendly staff and volunteers. They’re a wealth of local knowledge, offering valuable insights to help you get the most from your stay. Whether it’s a last-minute accommodation deal or tips about cool new cafes.

Wanting to experience scenic Lake Burley Griffin on two wheels? Hire bikes are available from the Canberra and Region Visitors Centre for two and four hour hire, as well as all day options.

Canberra's official and fully accredited tourism information centre is operated by VisitCanberra for the benefit of tourists and locals.

Limited free parking available, along with designated free parking for caravans, camper trailers, coaches and RVs.

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Regatta Point, Barrine Drive, Acton, Australian Capital Territory, AustraliaGet Directions

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor ratingBased on 165 reviews

“Great place to hire bikes. On Regatta Point which faces onto Lake Burley Griffin.”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 1mo ago by westy54

Apart from everything else that you would expect from a Visitor Information Centre eg maps, tourist guides, information on events, accommodation, things to do and the usual array of souvenirs for...

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“nightmare to find”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 3mos ago by Sharlsandco

Place is a nightmare to find. Poor signage, particularly when you get closer to the area and google maps is telling to turn into an unsigned road, which simply looks like as if it is one way, it...

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“Helpful.”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 6mos ago by happyholidaymaker555

The staff are friendly and will try to answer your questions, or volunteer important information e Covid closures etc. Basic maps pf Canberra re free.

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  • Cafe
  • Carpark
  • Enquiry Desk
  • Family Friendly
  • Lookouts
  • Public Toilet
  • Shop / Gift Shop
  • Caters for people who use a wheelchair.