Got a hankering to explore our nation’s capital? Canberra’s not just a city of politicians and roundabouts, it’s also a cultural hub housing some of Australia’s most renowned museums and art galleries. Set around the beauty of Lake Burley Griffin, the city enjoys a thriving cafe and restaurant scene, world class sporting facilities and a yearly calendar of cultural events.
Canberra is a great place to visit any time of year, although winters can be a tad chilly! Explore Canberra to discover Australian culture and history at superb monuments and galleries surrounded by parklands and native bushland. Visit Parliament House, the Australian War Memorial and the National Gallery of Australia. Experience the Balloon Fiesta in autumn, Fireside Festival in winter, and Floriade in spring. Explore the Australian Alps or Tidnbinbilla Nature Reserve and the Murrumbidgee River Corridor, just a short drive away.
Visitors are spoiled for choice when it comes to things to do in and around the city and many of these are suitable for families and children of all ages. For families looking for a kid friendly holiday destination, Canberra is a great choice. From the history of Old Parliament House, to the interactive science museum Questacon, there are tons of interesting and educational attractions for kids and teens alike.
Spring is a popular time for tourists keen to see the fabulous Floriade displays, but accommodation can be pricey and hard to find. A house swap holiday makes accommodation easy and economical so you can spend your money on experiences instead. We have cosy homes all around the Canberra region, making it easier to travel the ACT like a local.
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Canberra's dining scene is flourishing. With wine bars, restaurants and speakeasies popping up all over the city, there are loads of options for a drink with friends or a meal with the family at the end of the day.
Canberra is a fantastic place for a family holiday. There are so many child friendly activities that are also fun for the grown ups. Here are just a few!
Art galleries, museums and of course Old and New Parliament House are what springs to mind when thinking of visiting Canberra. There are so many artistic, historic and cultural experiences to be enjoyed on a swap holiday adventure in our nations capital.
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