Join us for a fascinating day tour of Canberra and it’s world-class attractions!
Explore the rich history of this fantastic city and find out why Canberra is unlike any other capital city in Australia.
Departing Sydney, we’ll take you over the mountains and bushland as we embark on a diverse and simply unforgettable tour of one of the world’s most modern and progressive cities.
With so many things to see and do in Canberra, as well as the highlights listed, we give you almost 2 hours free time to explore your choice of two optional attractions*.
If you want the ultimate Canberra experience this is the tour for you!
National Parliament House
Visit the heart of Australian democracy as our guide takes you through this architectural masterpiece costing $1.1 billion.
Australian War Memorial
A rich insight into the legends of Gallipoli, the ANZACs, and the sacrifices and losses suffered by Australians in past wars fought around the world.
We'll take you to Yarralumla, for a close look at many national embassies, each one unique and designed to reflect aspects of the country's culture.
Take in the impressive 360-degree views over the capital city and surrounding mountain ranges of Canberra.
Captain Cook Memorial Jet
See the spectacular 145 metre high spire of water soaring above Lake Burley Griffin.
*The below attractions can be seen in your free time:
National Museum of Australia
Experience Australia’s most modern museum! Controversial and immensely popular, the National Museum of Australia is known for it’s interactive mix of exhibits and displays highlighting Australia's diverse history and culture.
National Gallery of Australia
Home to over 120,000 works of art from all around the world, including Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art.
This is an alternative option to visiting the National Museum of Australia in your spare time.
Price: $159 Per Person
Please Note: Lunch is at your own expense and options are limited, we recommended that you pack your lunch with you.
What to Bring:
Booking confirmation - printed or on screen
Comfortable walking shoes
Warm/wet weather clothing
Pick Up Points:
Returns: Sydney Central 8.30pm (only drop off)
Duration: 12.5 hours
All prices are shown in AUD ($)
Thank you for sharing your thoughts (and photos) of your recent day trip to Canberra. It's great to hear you enjoyed the day, and we do apologize for any inconvenience caused by our driver using his phone on the journey. We have very strict rules regarding this, not to mention actual laws now in place in Australia, and we will be speaking to the guide in question to ensure this does not happen again. Cheers
G'day Ai Lin Thanks for letting us know you had an excellent day trip to Canberra. Cheers
G'day Rose Thanks for the 5 stars, and for letting us know how much you enjoyed your day trip to Canberra. Yes, it a long drive, but it sounds like it was worth it, so that's great to hear. Cheers
G'day Anna We're sorry to hear you were disappointed in your recent day trip to Canberra. Allow me to address some of the negative comments you have made here. You are correct that the tour description says you will receive free time in either the National Art Gallery or the National Museum. groups do in fact receive free time in EITHER of these venues, not BOTH. Depending on the interests of the group on the day, time spent in traffic traveling, and whether or not the venues have availability due to private functions etc, the guide on the day makes the decision as to which venue it will be. It's good to hear Tom was able to fit in both due to your request on the day. All of our guides are across all aspects of Australian history and culture, and we do not expect them to experts on any given topic, so we can understand your disappointment in not receiving the in-depth information on Australian politics that were hoping for. With regards to his perfume, we do ask that our guides are conscious about their own body odor, and driving large buses in the Australian Summer can be a very demanding job. Perhaps Tom applied a little too much on the day, but we can assure you, it was not a deliberate attempt to cause any individuals discomfort on the day. You are also correct in that our tour is designed to showcase the highlights of Canberra in a single day, for those who may only have 1 day to do so. We do recommend people who want a more in-depth look at the city, to stay for a few days, and it sounds like this would have been your ideal situation, but for whatever reason, you chose to do it in 1 day. We hope you are able to return to Canberra on your own, and spend more time there.
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