Balloon Aloft, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory © Wunderman Thompson for VisitCanberra

Balloon Aloft, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory © Wunderman Thompson for VisitCanberra

Muslim-friendly guide: 5 days in Canberra


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Day 1: An introduction to Canberra

Get your bearings exploring Canberra’s largest lake and most important building, then meet wildlife in their natural habitats.

Day 2: Canberra’s cultural scene

Take to the sky on an epic balloon adventure – you’ll spot galleries and museums that you’ll explore later in the day. 

Day 3: Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve and Braddon

You don’t have to travel far to find yourself surrounded by native bushland. It’s a setting that has inspired many Australian designers, as you’ll see on a shopping spree. 

Day 4: Canberra’s culinary side

Rub shoulders with more of Canberra’s creatives, whether in a café or at a bustling market. Worked up an appetite? Truffles await in winter.

Day 5: A final day in Canberra

From the National Zoo to the National Arboretum, discover how Canberra is helping protect Australian floral and faunal species.