Things To Do In Canberra

Things To Do In Canberra


Canberra is known as Australia’s capital city; this Federal Capital was first visited by Charles Throsby in April 1821. Thereafter, Australia sought for a site to call it its capital in 1901, and Canberra was the ideal location for their cause. Canberra is considered to be one of the most secure, hospitable and alluring capital cities in the world. The city is also famous for its Captain Cook Memorial Water Jet. Read on to find out more on the things you can do when you visit Canberra:


Have a fantastic dinner at Jamie’s Italian

In Canberra, you get to taste both Western and Asian cuisine, as well as a fusion of both. Try out Jamie’s Italian for starters, the restaurant offers dining options for both kids and adults. You can get your child a quality meal for just $9.50, and their meal includes spaghetti Bolognese, fish fingers (no processed meat) and also a salad that is served in a shakeable jar! Adults can definitely try the famous Jamie’s burger.

Visit a museum

Individuals, who seek an educational outing, can visit The National Dinosaur Museum. It is also a prime tourist location in Australia’s capital city. The museum opened its doors in 1993, with a humble and small collection. Presently, that collection boomed, and they have since housed permanent dinosaur displays and other prehistoric fossil artefacts!

Spending quality family time

Head on down to Canberra’s Big Splash Water Park for some awesome family time! You get to dip in their heated pools and your kids and you can also take advantage of their waterslides. The water park also supports their visitors by providing inflatable equipment, as well as being a suitable place to host a birthday party! After a tiring and satisfying day at the pool, you can proceed to their restaurant or café to grab a bite.

Enjoy a stay at the Aria Hotel Canberra

One of the first things you have to do is to find a suitable accommodation for your family, travel companions and you. Try staying in one of their best hotels like Aria Hotel Canberra. You need not worry if you are budget conscious or you don’t see the need to splurge on your accommodations as there are more affordable alternatives such as motels and inns.

Sign up for a workshop

Whether you are a novice or expert in your hobbies and field of interests, there is always a way to improve yourselves! If you love arts, you can sign up yourself for a crash course at Canberra Art Workshop. You get to learn specific skills such as painting using watercolour, pastel and even learn the process of printmaking.

Canberra is without a doubt, a prime location for both tourists and expats. You can be sure that you never run out of things to do. The longer you stay, the more opportunities are there for you to make new discoveries about the lovely city. If you are a first-time traveller to Canberra, you may also opt for the help of a tour guide.

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