Canberra is Australia’s capital city. Located in the Australian Capital Territory, Canberra houses Australia’s cultural institutions worth visiting. Approximately three hours away from Sydney, Canberra is a good place for your next family trip.
So if you’re planning to go on a road trip to Canberra, you can drive a car or hire a coach bus in Sydney and go on a road trip to discover Canberra’s attractions. Concord Coaches lists five reasons why Canberra should be your next road trip destination.
1. The War Memorial
A trip inside the Australian War Memorial will give you an understanding of Australia’s history in the war. The memorial houses galleries, exhibits and an archive that will help you understand and appreciate Australia’s experiences and contributions to the war effort.
2. The Parliament House
A proud structure in the City, the Parliament House welcomes guests inside its magnificent interiors. Guests can have a guided tour of the House to see the chambers and even witness the democratic process during a parliamentary session. The building’s roof deck also has a stunning view of the city and the War Memorial.
3. See The Skyline at Telstra Tower
Located 195.2 metres above Black Mountain, a tour of the Telstra Tower would allow you to have a 360 degrees view of the City.
4. Visit Questacon and National Museum
Discover and appreciate Australia’s heritage and art with a visit to the National Museum. Meanwhile, let your kids discover science while learning and playing at Questacon, an interactive science centre an attraction your family would enjoy.
5. Wine and Dine
Canberra is home to a number of restaurants with great-tasting food you can enjoy. Dine in the different bars, cafes, and restaurants in and out of the city centre. There are many restaurants and wineries near Lake George, where you could enjoy dinner with a view.
A road trip to Canberra is definitely worth it. Visit with your family or friends and learn about Australia’s culture and history.