The amazing capital city of Australia is studded with buildings which showcase its artistic and design brilliance. The sumptuous gourmet cuisine from world-renowned cafés known for its unmatchable taste and splendid aroma have always been another treasured possession of the city. Creative aspect is also very dense in the inner part of city with each and every hotel displaying mind-blowing pieces of art or ephemeral gig. With so much happening, you’ll never fall short of things to do in Canberra. Read on for more:
The intriguing centre
The sparkling jewel of Canberra is situated in the heart of the city and is one of the significant tourist attractions of this well-planned city. All the eminent structures of Canberra like the Commonwealth Avenue, Kings Avenue, National Gallery of Australia and Questacon are at a walkable distance from the peacefully-beating Lake Burley Griffin.
The purpose-built Lake Burley Griffin with its numerous water sports, swimming, canoeing, windsurfing and excellent cycling path offers numerous opportunities to take in the pleasant ambience of an ideal Australian city.
The flourishing viridescent expanse of Canberra
The capital city of Canberra is crammed with cultural treasures, greenbelts and cosy climate. The verdant landscape of Uriarra Crossing and the secluded swimming spots of Swamp Creek are an apt place to start your Canberra sightseeing tour. The place is considered a favourite spot among the Canberrans as it provide the perfect ambience for a river-side picnic. Go fishing or canoeing in these pristine waters or make use of the wood fired barbeque to cook up an appetising meal.
If you are keen for a heart-pumping yet cosy wildlife experience, visit the Jamala Wildlife Lodge for an intriguing encounter with the beasts of the jungle. The National Zoo is another place to see the wild animals up-close. The wide variety of animals topped by the largest inland saltwater tank present there makes the National Zoo of Australia stand out from the rest.
Feed numerous animals including the magnificent Bengal tiger, a fully-grown cheetah and many other predators of the wild. The alpaca, white rhinoceros, serval, humphead maori wrasse, African lion, little penguins etc. are few among the array of species calling the National Zoo their home.
The Gold Creek Village is a must-visit place to enjoy the quaint atmosphere of the wonderfully landscaped gardens. Also, all splendid attractions instilled within the mesmerising village are sure to keep you immersed. Ride on a Miniature steam train, visit the National Dinosaur Museum or enjoy a walk in the Aviary, with so much happening the options are endless.
The Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve is a place to drool on when it comes to wildlife spotting. Take a hike on one of the intriguing walking tracks across the Nature Reserve to discover the native marsupials and even spot this egg-laying mammal.
There are also hiking trails that bestow you with bountiful Aboriginal history that have been preserved for eons. The distinct flora and fauna, diverse geography and endangered species underscore the importance of exploring the Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve in detail. Want to learn more? Book a sightseeing day tour that takes you to top Canberra attractions and explore this city better!