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Book top-rated Canberra tours and experiences on isango! and discover Australia’s vibrant capital at budget-friendly rates. Often overshadowed by the popular tourist destinations of Sydney and Melbourne, Canberra is the hub of intellectual pursuits and boasts some of the most fascinating exhibitions that Australia (and the world!) has to offer, as well as showcasing much of what gives Australia its national identity. From its ancient colonial history to its modern multicultural avatar, Canberra’s iconic attractions and museums have a wealth of experiences in store for both tourists and locals alike. Visit art galleries, sample premium wines in Canberra’s cool-climate wine regions, explore the Capital Region Farmers Markets, visit the National Zoo and Aquarium, and tour the Parliament House. Book well in advance for the best rates and discover Canberra with trusted tour operators!

Our tips for Canberra

Check the exchange rates before your trip and keep some Australian Dollars on you when you land in Canberra. Even though credit cards are widely accepted, it is always good to have some cash on you for small shops. If you want to avoid the headache of using public transport, use a reputable local cab company. You can make a cab booking by phone or app. Always remember that public transport in Canberra stops operating early in the evening so it is always handy to use a cab service. If you are booking at the last minute, it can cost you a pretty penny. To get the best rates, book your airfare and accommodation months in advance.

Good to know

Best time to visit
Canberra has 4 distinct seasons and there are popular events and festivals throughout the year. The best time to visit the city is from September to October. If visiting during the winter months, you can enjoy skating. Summer brings the hugely popular Summernats and Multicultural Festival and Autumn hosts the Canberra Balloon Spectacular and the Enlighten festival.
Getting around
The best way to get around Canberra is to rent a car at the airport itself and drive to your hotel. Buses, the light rail network, cabs and ride-sharing services are other cost-effective ways of getting around the city. Looking to explore the city on a budget? A Canberra hop-on, hop-off tour is a fabulous way to enjoy flexible and convenient sightseeing!
Money saving tips
There are tons of cost-effective ways of getting around the city by public transport. Travel by public buses, the light rail network, and avail ride-sharing services. Get a hop-on, hop-off bus ticket to get around the city without drilling a hole in your pocket. The routes and well-placed stops make the entire city accessible without costing you a ton of dough in cab fare. Book attraction passes and enjoy bundled discounts on admissions to attractions. Make a list of attractions and museums which you can visit for free and look up the places that also offer free guided tours.
Did you know?
• Canberra has 3 sister cities: The Japanese city of Nara, Beijing in China, and Wellington in New Zealand. Sister city relationships were established to promote culture, community, education, and encourage trade and tourism between nations. • There are more than 30 exceptional wineries in the city's outskirts. A short drive from CBD, the region has rightfully earned its spot in Lonely Planet’s list of the most revered wines trails in Australasia. • Canberra has a NASA base - Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex.

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