Australian Capital Territory
AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY
The site of the country’s seat of government, the Australian Capital Territory also features areas of scenic beauty. The city of Canberra offers luxury hotels, fine dining, museums and galleries, while nearby national parks, preserves and forests showcase nature. For your stay in Australian Capital Territory, we recommend the following hotels:
Canberra is called the “Bush Capital” because of the surrounding farms and forests. One of the city’s top attractions, Lake Burley, is a prime spot for sailboats, kayaks and paddle boats. Parliament House, the National Gallery, the National Museum and the Australian War Museum are on the lakeshore. Other places to visit in Canberra include the National Portrait Gallery, the National Arboretum, the National Dinosaur Museum and the Royal Australian Mint.
A short trip outside the city leads to the mountains and rivers of Namadgi National Park, as well as the Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve. The Pine Island Reserve is a great place for a picnic. The Lanyon Homestead is an 1850s residence with lush landscaping and gardens. Dozens of wine vineyards can also be found in the area. Among other options are the Australian National Botanic Garden, the Mount Stromlo Observatory, the National Zoo and Aquarium, and the Kambah Adventure Park. To visit that places you can try the Top Rated Hotel Hyatt Hotel Canberra
The Australian National Territory is 280km southwest of Sydney and 660km northeast of Melbourne. Multiple airlines serve the Canberra International Airport, with 50-minute flights nearly every hour to Sydney. It takes one hour from Melbourne and two hours from Brisbane to get to Canberra. The NSW Countrylink train provides service from Sydney to Canberra three times daily, and there are several bus companies. Within the capital city, taxis, buses and bicycles are available.
If you want to stay near to Canberra International Airport you have many options, for example:
Unlike Australia’s coastal destinations, the territory has four very different seasons. Temperatures can exceed 35C in the summer and plunge below zero in winter. The mountains sometimes get enough snowfall for tobogganing. The typical cost of touring the territory is AU$159 per day. Meals average AU$28.
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