Canberra

By: Colourful Trips Australia  07-Mar-2012
Keywords: Tours

Travel over the mountains into the Australian 'bush' and Australia's sheep country. Canberra is unlike any other capital city and you have to visit it to understand why. World class attractions, amazing architecture and futuristic planning all play their part in making Canberra one of the world's most modern and progressive cities.

With so many things to see and do in Canberra, as well as the Highlights listed, we give you almost 2 hours free time to check out some other world class attractions.

Choose from the following and enjoy the experience!

  • National Gallery of Australia - free
  • Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre - $20 
  • National Museum of Australia - free
  • Australian War Memorial
    A time of reflection as you discover the legends of Gallipolli, the ANZACs, the sacrifices and losses suffered by Australians in past wars fought around the world.
  • National Parliament House
    You'll feel the might and privilege of our Australian democracy as our guide takes you through this architectural masterpiece costing $1.1 billion. From the inner halls of power to the rooftop views, you'll be very impressed!
  • National Museum of Australia
    Controversial and popular, Australia's most modern museum has won national awards with it's interactive mix of exhibits and displays highlighting Australia's diverse history and culture.
  • National Embassies
    We'll take you to Yarralumla, for a close look at many national embassies, each one unique and designed to reflect aspects of the country's culture.

  • Mount Ainslie
    Take in the impressive 360-degree views over the capital city and surrounding mountain ranges of Canberra.

  • Captain Cook Memorial Jet
    See the spectacular 145 metre high spire of water soaring above Lake Burley Griffin.

  • Wild Kangaroos
    We often see wild kangaroos, so we'll be sure to stop for photos!

  • Free drink after the tour
    After an awesome trip it's fun to keep the good times rolling. Our guide will drop you and your friends at a fun venue that works together with Colourful Trips. There you'll receive a free drink with no obligation but to say, "Cheers!" 
    Note: this offer is only available on the day of the tour and the choice of venue is at our guide's discretion.

  • Friendly and helpful driver/tour guide
    On most of our tours you'll have a driver who is also the guide. With big groups of more than 40 you'll have a luxury coach with a driver accompanied by our guide. All our staff have travelled overseas and love showing the best of Australia. They enjoy meeting new people and making sure you get the most out of your tour experience.

  • Comfortable, modern transport
    What you won't get are old buses! You'll travel in modern, air-conditioned vehicles ranging from mini buses through to luxury coaches.  

  • Informative commentary and world music
    You'll hear lots of interesting stuff about Australia and lots of cool music while travelling through the countryside. 

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