Have you decided to make the move from Victoria to our nations Capital? Here are just a few of the many things to see and do to keep you cultured and entertained.
Australian National Botanical Gardens: There is so much going on here, from wheelchair accessible trails to bird watching; Floresco in the Gardens cafe; Many stunning outdoor locations for your wedding as well as wedding packages; Educational facilities and even a Day Spa! There are also events on at the gardens all year round, including concerts and farmers markets, so keep yourself updated.
Black Mountain and The Telstra Tower: With breathtaking views from the summit, this walk will show you nature at its best with a massive variety of flora and wildlife. This walk is a moderate grade and takes approximately 1 hour. There are restroom facilities at the summit at the Telstra Tower.
The National Dinosaur Museum: Because dinosaurs. And they can host children's birthday parties, you know, if you needed an actual reason to go.
Museums and Memorials: The Australian War Memorial; Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House; National Police Memorial; National Archives of Australia and The National Museum of Australia.
The Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex. A 45 minute drive from the heart of Canberra, the giant antenna dishes are a sight to behold and the centre has many interactive displays for the kids.
Wineries and vineyards and breweries for mum and dad.
Lots of art galleries like Drill Hall Gallery and Canberra Glassworks, plus many more.
Choose one of the many beautiful parks and nature parks for a picnic with the family.
Enjoy a trip on the southern hemisphere's largest operating locomotive at the Canberra Railway Museum.
CSIRO Discovery Centre: Discover science. Interactive and educational for the whole family.
Many wonderful restaurants and pubs.
Tidbinbilla: 40 minutes drive from the city centre, you can get the chance to see koalas, emus, kangaroos, platypus, the endangered Brush-tail Rock-wallaby, reptiles, possums and echidnas in a natural setting.
We have only touched on the many wonderful things to see, do and explore in Canberra.