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Visitor Information

Everything you need to know about Canberra from the best time of year to visit the capital through to public transport options during your trip. Find advice on all your pressing questions including where to convert foreign money and how to access free Wi-Fi.

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Visitor Information Centres

For advice and assistance to get the most out of your stay chat to a friendly local at the Canberra and Region Visitor Information Centre at Regatta Point or the handy Information Booth at Canberra Airport.

Information Centres
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How to get to Canberra

Situated inland between the cities of Sydney and Melbourne, you can fly, catch a bus, jump on a train, or drive to Canberra.

Getting to Canberra
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How to get around Canberra

Whether you prefer public transport, driving, cycling, or walking, it’s easy to get around Canberra. You’ll love the range of experiences on offer and they’re all closer than you think.

Getting around Canberra
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Canberra's neighbourhoods

Canberra is known for its distinct neighbourhoods. Located both north and south of Canberra’s centrepiece, Lake Burley Griffin, you’ll find great attractions, accommodation, award-winning dining, casual eats and shopping. Not sure where to start? Our guides will help you figure out where to eat, play and stay.

Our neighbourhoods