Canberra - Australia's Capital City Icons

Full Day Tour | Sydney Return

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Code: J11

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Adult i A person 16 years and over (note a person 16–17 years must be accompanied by a person 18 years and over).

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Child i A child must be accompanied by a person 18 years+. Some tours have min. age requirement

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Concession i A holder of a valid concession card.
Prices above are for departures between 1 April 2018 - 31 March 2019

Duration Full Day Tour

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Canberra - Australia's Capital City Icons

Full Day Tour | Sydney Return

At Mt. Ainslie see panoramic views of Canberra. Visit the Australian War Memorial and National Museum or the National Art Gallery. Enjoy a private guided walk around Parliament House. 

Departs

Mon & Fri 7.15am, Sydney (pick-ups at selected hotels)

(From 1 April, 2019 departure time will be 7.40am)

Returns

Sydney, 9.00pm approximately

(From 1 April, 2019 return time will be approx. 9.30pm)

  • Visit National Gallery of Australia OR National Museum of Australia
  • Guided tour of Parliament House
  • Guided tour of Australian War Memorial
  • Experienced Driver Guide
  • Comprehensive commentary
  • Travel in an air-conditioned coach

Enjoy this comprehensive tour of the Australian Capital, home to many important landmarks and historic buildings. Take in all the highlights of this ultra-modern and planned city, with its contemporary architecture set amongst beautifully maintained gardens and parks. Gain an insight into the workings of Australia and its capital.

  • Before entering the city, travel to the summit of Mt. Ainslie for a terrific view of Canberra and surrounds. A great photo opportunity!
  • Enjoy a tour of the National Museum of Australia – it focuses on Indigenous histories and cultures, European settlement and our interaction with the environment
  • Take a guided tour of Australia’s Parliament House – you may even get to witness the Houses of Parliament in session
  • You’ll visit some of its 4,700 rooms and learn more of its architecture, history, artwork and the Australian parliamentary democratic process
  • See ’The Lodge’, the Prime Minister’s official residence
  • Travel the pretty tree-lined streets and view diplomatic homes and embassies of many foreign ambassadors
  • Drive past the National Library and the High Court of Australia
  • Visit the Australian War Memorial, where you’ll be greeted by a local guide to start your tour
  • Learn about the history of the ANZACs as you travel along the boulevard dedicated to the participants of two world wars
  • Drive past Canberra’s centrepiece, Lake Burley Griffin, name after the American architect who designed Canberra, Walter Burley Griffin
  • See the Carillon Bell Tower in the heart of the lake, a gift from the British Government to mark 50 years as the nation’s capital

Prices above may vary according to your departure date. 

What to Bring

  • Enclosed walking shoes
  • Sunglasses, hat, sunscreen
  • Water bottle
  • Warm layers in cooler months

Fitness Requirements

  • Low level of fitness required

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