Canberra Tours | Canberra Day Trips | Canberra Day Tours from Sydney
Canberra is Australia’s capital city and home to a number of important landmarks and historical buildings.
In War Memorial you will witness the story of World War 1 and the people who lost their lives in the war of the Commonwealth of Australia. While you wander through the shrine you will realise the lasting impact that war had on Australian Society.
The New Parliament House is most noteworthy and was designed to represent two Boomerangs and boosting an 81 meter flagpole at the peak.
You will also have the opportunity to join a guided tour to the Australian National Museum. The museum interprets and preserves the social history of Australia. So the collection will amaze you.
For the purpose of familiarising the city, you will then visit a Georgian style manor set in a majestic garden . This place is actually called ‘The Lodge’ i.e. where the current Prime Minister stays. Moreover, your driver will share stories of past Prime Ministers who lived there. Lake Burley Griffin is a man-made lake located in the heart of the city and beautiful parkland. Carillion Bell Tower stand in the heart of Lake Burley Griffin and on Aspen Island. The chiming of the bells can be heard across Lake Burley Griffin and throughout Canberra City. In order to visit this city’s most important icons our Canberra Day Tours from Sydney are the perfect day out .
Canberra tours from Sydney commence at 8 AM sharp because Canberra day Trips are long day trips. Your driver guide will provide expert commentary throughout the day so that you don’t miss anything. First of all, we will stop at the historic township of ‘Berrima’. Here you can probably enjoy your morning tea (own expenses) as you enjoy the quaint and calm atmosphere. We drive then starts across the Southern Highlands and over the Southern Tablelands. Therefore you experience breathtaking panoramic views and natural beauty unique to this region. Speaking of view, winding road up to the top of Mt Ainslie provides a spectacular bird’s eye view of Canberra.
Considering Australia’s war history, join a guided tour at the War Memorial– a tribute to the lost soldiers. This is the lunch stop as well and lunches can be purchased from the café here (own expenses). Then visit the New Parliament House which boasts of award-winning architecture. A guided tour through its hallowed precincts is part of Canberra Day Tours, for the purpose of familiarising our guest with Australia’s political history. In the event that the Parliament is in Session, you might be lucky enough to witness the proceedings. Then you drive past important sites such as the Foreign Embassies, the Prime Minister’s Lodge and Lake Burley Griffin. Finally we will stop for a dinner break on the way back to Sydney.
Another option is to book Canberra tour on Saturdays. The tour will take you over the mountains into the Australian ‘bush’ and Australia’s sheep country. This Canberra tour is unlike any other capital city tour and you have to visit it to understand why it earns this label. Canberra offers world-class attractions and amazing award winning architecture. Futuristic planning made Canberra one of the world’s most modern and progressive cities. A guided tour of the modern Parliament House and the War memorial is included. With so many things to see and do in Canberra, almost 2 hours free time is available to our guests. So check out some other world class attractions from below.
Choose from the following and enjoy the experience in our Canberra Day Trips!
Similar to the above option, finally we will stop for a dinner break on the way back to Sydney.
Lastly, every year from mid September to mid October Canberra celebrates spring with Floriade, Australia’s biggest and most popular flower festival. Commonwealth Park in Canberra rejuvenates as a result with the exhibition of an inspirational display of spring sensation. A delightful horticultural feast for your taste! Spend full Canberra Day Trips enjoying the fun atmosphere around such as fashion displays, floral art, crafts and fine art, horticultural displays. Practical tips and advice on home gardening and outdoor living are also provided in these Canberra Tours.
In addition to our great Canberra day tours, you experience visit Floriade. Accordingly, you can stroll among the thousands of flowers replacing the optional activity in Option 2 of the Canberra Tours.