Excursions in Canberra

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Best places to visit in Canberra

Canberra, the charming capital city of Australia, beckons travelers with its blend of urban sophistication and natural beauty. Brimming with cultural treasures, historical landmarks, and picturesque landscapes, it entices visitors to delve into its vibrant offerings. What's even better is that you can explore all these gems through excursions with Happytripz, your reliable companion for an unforgettable journey.

Parliament House sits atop the list, as the political heartbeat of the nation. This architectural masterpiece invites guests to witness democracy in action. Go inside the hallowed halls where laws are made and marvel at the sweeping views from the grass-covered roof.

For a serene escape, the Australian National Botanic Gardens will enchant with its lush collection of native Australian flora. Linger among the aromatic eucalypts, vibrant wildflowers, and shady rainforest gullies—a paradise for nature lovers and photographers alike.

The past comes alive at the Australian War Memorial, a solemn tribute to the country’s fallen heroes. Venture through the galleries, which poignantly narrate Australia's military involvement, and experience the reflective ambiance of the commemorative courtyard and eternal flame.

In the arena of science and knowledge, Questacon – The National Science and Technology Centre stirs curiosity across ages. Interactive exhibits, dazzling science shows, and a host of hands-on activities make learning about science an adventure for both young and old.

The heart of cultural heritage beats strong at the National Museum of Australia. Not to be missed, this repository of national history showcases indigenous artifacts, settler diaries, and a multitude of exhibits that shed light on the Australian experience.

For a taste of the wild, the National Zoo & Aquarium delivers. Here, you can marvel at a menagerie of exotic animals and an impressive collection of marine life. The close-encounter experiences are truly special, offering a chance to meet creatures up close.

  • Parliament Houseiconic political setting complete with art and history tours.
  • Australian National Botanic Gardens – a verdant retreat into native flora and picturesque sceneries.
  • Australian War Memorial – a moving space to reflect on Australia’s military sacrifices.
  • Questacon – engaging and educational exhibits promise fun for the family.
  • National Museum of Australia – delve into the stories that have shaped the nation.
  • National Zoo & Aquarium – dramatic encounters with wildlife and marine creatures.

Complement your Canberra exploration with Happytripz. Our team specializes in crafting tours that highlight the city's best spots, ensuring your experience is as rich and effortless as can be. We're here to guide you through the wonderous lanes of history, culture, and nature that Canberra so proudly offers.

Every nook of Canberra unfolds a new chapter of amazement that awaits your discovery. With the reliable and bespoke tours provided by Happytripz, your next visit to Canberra will be nothing short of extraordinary. Pack your bags and set forth on a journey to cherish, where each of these best places to visit in Canberra will unfold its unique story, eagerly waiting to be a part of yours.

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Sasha McLaughlin

The Parliament House tour was thoroughly enjoyable, and our guide was both knowledgeable and entertaining, bringing the history of Australia's political hub to life. The beautiful architecture, both inside and out, made for some stunning photo opportunities. A highly recommended experience for anyone visiting Canberra.

Sierra Sutton

Had an outstanding day at the Australian War Memorial. The somber and respectful atmosphere was moving, allowing visitors to deeply appreciate the sacrifices made by servicemen and women. The guided tour provided insightful stories and historical context that added depth to the visit.

Simon Gordon

I wasn't sure what to expect from the National Gallery of Australia tour but was pleasantly surprised at the richness of the art on display. The blend of Aboriginal and contemporary pieces was thought-provoking and beautiful. The guides are passionate about the art and that comes across in their storytelling.

Ariana Cano

The Canberra Wine Region excursion was a delight for the palate. The selection of vineyards visited offered a variety of fine wines and the local produce was delectable. The guides ensured we had a smooth and enjoyable experience, with each winery showcasing its unique character.

Milana Gonzales

During the Canberra Balloon Adventure, the sunrise views were simply breathtaking. Watching the city wake up from such a vantage point was unforgettable. The pilot was professional and ensured our safety while providing interesting commentary about the landmarks below.

Sierra Sutton

Our Lake Burley Griffin cruise was a relaxing way to see the heart of Canberra, with outstanding views of iconic attractions. The knowledgeable captain provided an engaging commentary throughout the trip, making it not only a peaceful experience but an educational one too.

Trent Khan

Found the insider's look at the Royal Australian Mint fascinating. Seeing the coin-making process firsthand and learning about the history of Australian currency was a unique experience. It was a well-organized outing that offered something different for history buffs and curious travelers alike.

Rocco Wolf

A visit to the National Arboretum provided an unexpectedly profound experience. The dedication to conservation and the diversity of plant species from around the world is impressive. The bonsai collection is particularly enchanting and well worth a look. The tour arrangements were impeccable and allowed for ample time to explore.

Hunter Pitts

The Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve excursion provided an excellent, up-close encounter with Australian wildlife. Our guide's expertise helped us spot a variety of animals in their natural habitat. The landscape was stunning, and the educational aspect of the visit added significant value to our day.

Bryce Shaffer

Braving the hauntingly beautiful National Zoo & Aquarium at night was a memorable experience. Hearing the nocturnal animals come to life as we wandered the paths was a rare thrill. The whole event was well-organized, ensuring that we had a comfortable yet adventurous exploration.