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Volunteer Guided walk on ANZAC Parade
Volunteer Guide at the Australian Navy Memorial on ANZAC Parade
Volunteer Guided walk on ANZAC Parade
Volunteer Guide at the Australian Navy Memorial on ANZAC Parade

Overview

The National Capital Authority (NCA) is responsible for planning and caring for the national areas of Canberra, and for raising awareness of the national capital as a special and significant place. Get to know the stories behind Australia’s beautiful capital city on one of the NCA's free guided walking tours.

Public guided walks are offered as part of special events such as the Canberra and District Heritage Festival or Reconciliation Week. Large groups (over 15 persons) can book at anytime through the website or by email.

Bookings are essential but free of charge.

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King Edward Terrace, Parkes, Australian Capital Territory, AustraliaGet Directions

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor ratingBased on 66 reviews

“History of Canberra”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 1mo ago by wombatdavid

I chanced upon this pavilion as I was walking round the lake. There is an interesting short video about the Canberra region and some lovely views from the windows. A free place to visit in Canberra.

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“Definitely visit to learn all about how Canberra came to be”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 6mos ago by Rich G

As far as I gather this place doesn’t get too much foot traffic however it really must be on a visitors to do list as you get to learn all about how Canberra came to be and all the amazing details of...

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“Worth a look”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 1yr ago by sagreatdan

This little display is worth a look, allow about 40 mins to browse the displays and watch the short film. It's worth popping in just for the great views across the lake and across to the...

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