Balloons over Lake Burley Griffin, Canberra, ACT © EventsACT

Balloons over Lake Burley Griffin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory © EventsACT

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Day 1: Lake Burley Griffin and Newacton

The heart of Canberra is Lake Burley Griffin, so get your bearings by spending the day on and around the water.

Day 2: Canberra’s icons

As the nation’s capital city, Canberra has no shortage of must-visit icons. Art lovers and history buffs will love spending the day at the city’s best museums, memorials and galleries.

Day 3: National Arboretum and Braddon

Spend your final day in Canberra seeking out more of the outdoors, joining a cultural tour and digging into the suburban food scene.