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View Australian Capital Territory Highlights

Australian Capital Territory


From Australia’s indigenous past and colonial history, to the modern multicultural country it is today, the Canberra embodies the essence of Australia.

Visit Parliament House, one of the world’s most architecturally acclaimed buildings. Observe the proceedings of The High Court from the public gallery. See where Australia’s coins are made at the Royal Australian Mint. Pay tribute at the Australian War Memorial.

Visit Australia's national capital and the home of our story

Dine in award-winning restaurants or see some of the region’s best chefs cook ‘from farm to plate’ at the farmers market. Try a locally brewed beer at a pub or sip a refreshing martini at a fashionable nightclub.

Admire the significant artworks at the National Gallery of Australia including the country’s largest collection of indigenous art. View the portraits of famous Australians at the National Portrait Gallery. Discover Australia’s greatest treasures at the National Library. Catch a dramatic performance at the Canberra Theatre Centre.

Shop at luxury boutiques, or find that special something in the many markets offering products made by local designers. Later you can relax at one of Canberra's luxury day spas. There are also first-class golf courses with beautiful views of the surrounding bushland.

The regions surrounding the ACT offer world-class arts and crafts, historic towns and villages, gourmet delights and three wine regions all within an hour and a half drive, created by people with a passion for life.

Canberra is also the gateway to Australia’s high country and the Australian Alps.