Gibraltar Peak, Tidbinbilla, Australian Capital Territory © VisitCanberra

Gibraltar Peak, Tidbinbilla, Australian Capital Territory © VisitCanberra

The best day trips from Canberra

Poachers Pantry, Canberra District Wine Region, Australian Capital Territory © VisitCanberra

Poachers Pantry, Canberra District Wine Region, Australian Capital Territory © VisitCanberra

Lark Hill Winery, Bungendore, Canberra district, NSW © Visit Canberra

Lark Hill Winery, Bungendore, Canberra district, New South Wales © Visit Canberra

Perisher Blue Ski Resort, Snowy Mountains, NSW © Perisher Blue

Perisher Blue Ski Resort, Snowy Mountains, New South Wales © Perisher Blue

When to go

There's still plenty to do in the Snowies when winter is over. Summer brings the opportunity to hike, fish, kayak, camp and rock climb.

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Murrays Beach, Jervis Bay, NSW © Hutchings Camps Pty Ltd

Murrays Beach, Jervis Bay, New South Wales © Hutchings Camps Pty Ltd

Koala, Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve, Canberra, ACT © VisitCanberra

Koala, Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve, Australian Capital Territory © VisitCanberra