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Top 20 Experiences in Canberra

Highlights of Canberra Full Day Tour

Highlights of Canberra Full Day Tour

Witness the wonderful views of Canberra and the region from the top of Mount Ainslie. Visit NCA Exhibition Centre. Be guided through the corridors of power at Australia’s Parliament House. Survey the Parliamentary Triangle & its National Institutions. Explore the Australian War Memorial and experience the moving Last Post Ceremony. All fees included. Personally guided throughout.

Free cancellation
$128.16
Canberra Day Trip from Sydney

Canberra Day Trip from Sydney

Take a day trip from Sydney to Canberra, the capital of Australia, to explore the city's attractions, cultural institutions and beautiful natural surroundings. We drive through Australia’s cool climate wool growing region and learn about the futuristic planning that makes Canberra one of the world's most modern and liveable cities. Visit Parliament House, an architectural masterpiece home to Australian democracy. Take time to explore The Australian War Memorial dedicated to telling stories of what our nation has done to prevent war and contribute to peace. Enjoy lunch besides the lake at the National Museum of Australia. From mid-September to mid-October visit the Floriade Flower Festival, the largest flower festival in the Southern Highlands. A day in our capital is enriching, surprising and thoroughly rewarding!

Free cancellation
$128.16
Thredbo & Perisher Bus Trip from Canberra

Thredbo & Perisher Bus Trip from Canberra

Ski trips are always a blast, but when you factor in travel, accommodation, national park entry and more, a few days can set you back thousands of dollars. That’s where Snowsearch Australia comes in with our one-day bus trip service from Canberra, perfect for a dose of winter fun without the expense!

$74.59
 Hop-on Hop-off Sightseeing Tour in Canberra

Hop-on Hop-off Sightseeing Tour in Canberra

Leaving from the Canberra Museum & Gallery, (CMAG), 176 London Circuit, City Centre. Visit most of Canberra's Major Attractions on a hop on hop off timetable. Bus returns every hour & a half. Select your Attractions in order from the timetable given to you on the bus. Four Attractions to stop at from 9.30am & three Attractions to stop at from 11.00am., through to 4.30pm. Very cost effective. Organise your own day rather than be restricted to a guided tour & select your Attractions, at your leisure. No entry fees at most Attractions & all have cafes. Capital Touring Services Pty Ltd, reserves the right to substitute smaller buses due to demand

Free cancellation
Private tour
$30.51
Half-Day Canberra Winery Tour to Murrumbateman /w lunch

Half-Day Canberra Winery Tour to Murrumbateman /w lunch

Can cater to large groups. Preferred date not showing? Contact now Merry Heart CBR's highly rated wineries tours to Murrumbateman offer a vast variety of tasting quality wines from 3-4 boutique wineries. Enjoy a gourmet two-course meal, along with snacks and drinks. This is a perfect opportunity for anyone to try out different Canberra wineries and make new friends, or connect with existing ones. You will feel comfortable and enjoy yourself throughout the day as numbers are usually limited to 11. So grab a wine-lover, or just come along on your own and banter with the driver! A Canberra winery tour is a fantastic way to socialise and make new friends. You'll have the opportunity to meet other wine enthusiasts, and to share your experiences and knowledge with others. The tour guides are always friendly and they will help to create a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere, where everyone can feel at ease and enjoy the experience. Just book and hop on with this unbeatable value package!

$155.28
Spies in the Capital: Women in Espionage Walking Tour

Spies in the Capital: Women in Espionage Walking Tour

Step into Canberra's hidden world of spies, double agents, and covert operations. Explore the secrets lurking behind ordinary suburban streets and hear the unbelievable (recently unclassified) stories of the women who were both spies and spied upon. On this tour, you'll visit infamous pubs, abandoned embassies, and homes that were under constant surveillance. You'll even be asked to put on your spy hat and learn some of the techniques operatives used around Canberra during the Cold War. Whether you're a fan of spy stories or simply looking for a fun introduction to Canberra's history, this tour is perfect for you. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to uncover the secret past of Australia's capital city.

Free cancellation
$40.68
LGBTQIA+ History Walking Tour

LGBTQIA+ History Walking Tour

It's time for Canberra's secrets to come out of the closet. Led by an extremely passionate local queer guide, this tour takes you to some of the key sites where queer Canberrans shaped history. From the site of the city's first Pride Festival to the first privately (and woman!) owned gay club to the park where gay men used to meet under the cover of darkness, each stop is a chapter in our community's rich queer narrative. Stand where barriers were broken, and rights won. Feel the legacy of those who fought for our freedoms. This walking tour is a celebration of the unsung heroes who forever changed the social fabric of our city (and had fun and fell in love along the way!). So, get your facts straight and your history queer on this LGBTQ+ history tour. Book today for an unforgettable experience that connects, educates, and inspires. She Shapes History is a queer-owned and -operated business. All our LGBTQIA+ History Tours are led by a queer guide.

Free cancellation
Likely to sell out
$33.90
Australian Institute of Sport: The AIS Tour

Australian Institute of Sport: The AIS Tour

Visit one of Canberra’s most popular tourist attractions, the AIS (Australian Institute of Sport), and go behind the scenes of the country's premier elite sporting precinct on this 1.5-hour tour. With a guide, you'll be taken you through world-class facilities where you might even catch some of Australia’s top athletes in training. Select a tour time when booking.

$14.24
Canberra Floriade Tour

Canberra Floriade Tour

We offer an unparalleled exploration of Canberra's vibrant floral beauty. Unlike other tours, we take you to three iconic locations, each offering a unique perspective of Australia's rich biodiversity. Starting with the National Botanic Gardens, you'll learn about our native plants' fascinating survival strategies. Then, you'll experience the Floriade Festival, a visual spectacle of over 300,000 blooming flowers celebrating spring. Lastly, a visit to Tulip Tops Gardens, a private estate, offers a serene setting adorned with colorful tulips. This tour is more than just sightseeing; it's a sensory experience of color, fragrance, and natural beauty. Plus, our experienced local guides ensure a comfortable and engaging journey. Whether you're a nature lover, a gardening enthusiast, or someone simply seeking a delightful day out, this tour offers a unique opportunity to appreciate nature's artistry.

Free cancellation
Likely to sell out
$121.38
Women's History Walking Tour with Local Guide

Women's History Walking Tour with Local Guide

Ready to learn about the REAL history of Canberra – the one excluded from history books and your standard tour of Canberra? Snag your place on this entertaining and educational walking tour of Canberra and discover the true movers and shakers behind our city. Learn about Australia’s hidden women's history as you walk among some of our nation’s most iconic cultural institutions and monuments. Hidden between the National Archives, the National Library, and the National Gallery are the stories of women who designed cities, changed Australia’s constitution and dismissed governments. You will be guided through Australia's capital city by locals with a great sense of humour, a genuine passion for Canberra and women's history, and plenty of fun facts to share. We promise you'll leave feeling more connected to Canberra's incredible women's history, and you might even make a few new friends along the way!

Free cancellation
$40.68
Best of Wildlife and Birds Tour

Best of Wildlife and Birds Tour

Time and time again the Best of Wildlife tour impresses those who choose to take part. A half day, afternoon tour, we travel at the best time of the day to see some of Australia’s unique animals in the wild. The tour begins with pickup at your accommodation before a half hour to 40-minute journey through the rural surrounds of Canberra to the Deep Space Tracking Station at Tidbinbilla. Here you’ll learn about the significant role played by our telescopes in the Apollo missions and first moon landing as well as current day deep space tracking. From the Deep Space Tracking Station, we’ll travel the short distance to the Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve where some of Australia’s most iconic native animals living in the wild. Through the reserve we’ll hopefully witness and get close to: Kangaroos Wallabies Koalas Platypus Colourful parrots and other birds Emus After hopefully spotting platypus towards the end of the tour, you’ll enjoy the 30-40 minute tour back into your accommodation.

Free cancellation
$101.03
First Australians Tour | 3pm Daily

First Australians Tour | 3pm Daily

FIRST AUSTRALIANS TOUR departs at 3pm daily. Visit the National Museum of Australia and experience the world’s oldest living cultures of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. The First Australians Tour provides an insight into Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples' history, cultures, spirituality and connections to country, with a focus on the First Australians gallery. The best way to see and experience the National Museum of Australia is to take a guided tour.  Our highly knowledgeable guides bring the objects to life by explaining the history and stories behind them.  Guided tours in languages other than English are available by advanced notice, please email bookings@nma.gov.au

Free cancellation
$13.56
Discover Pearls of Canberra - Private Walking Tour

Discover Pearls of Canberra - Private Walking Tour

Explore Canberra's heart with a tour that highlights its political and cultural landmarks. Begin at Parliament House, a vast complex with a grand marble staircase and contrasting chambers of the Senate and House of Representatives. Then, delve into history at Old Parliament House Gardens, where Australia's democratic foundations were shaped. At Magna Carta Place, marvel at one of the world's rare 1297 copies of the Magna Carta, a key document in parliamentary democracy. The National Library of Australia awaits next, housing significant Australian and global documents. Experience the cultural diversity of Canberra at the International Flag Display in Commonwealth Place. Conclude your journey at the National Gallery of Australia, home to the largest collection of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art. This insightful tour, with free admission, is a window into Australia's rich political and artistic heritage.

Free cancellation
Private tour
$133.00
Museum Highlights Tour | 1pm Daily

Museum Highlights Tour | 1pm Daily

MUSEUM HIGHLIGHTS TOUR departs at 1pm daily. The best way to see and experience the National Museum of Australia is to take a guided tour. The Museum Highlights Tour offers an excellent introduction to the Museum's galleries and is a great way to enhance your experience at the Museum, especially if you're short on time. Our highly knowledgeable guides bring the objects to life by explaining the history and stories behind them. Guided tours in languages other than English are available by request.

Free cancellation
$13.56
eSIM Australia and New Zealand eSIM Data Plan QR Code

eSIM Australia and New Zealand eSIM Data Plan QR Code

eSIM stands for embedded SIM, an advanced new technology that allows devices to access the internet without inserting a physical SIM card, and easily switch networks in different destinations. It is only workable in eSIM-supported devices. It doesn't need to be posted, and the QR activation code will message the traveler in the Viator booking within 24 hours.

Free cancellation
$8.13
Canberra Small Group Winery Tour

Canberra Small Group Winery Tour

Explore Canberra's thriving wine regions by indulging in some of its best flavours on this day from Canberra. Canberra's has some of Australia's best wine, food, cheese, chocolate, beers and spirits and we’ll try them all on this tour as we visit two wineries, a distillery and a chocolatier. Each stop includes a guided tasting by a local supplier and if where possible, a behind the scenes tour at select locations. In addition to all the great local producers we visit, the tour also includes a relaxed one course lunch with a wine, craft beer or cider to allow guests to take in the region's charm.

Likely to sell out
$152.57
Full-Day Canberra Winery Tour to Murrumbateman /w lunch

Full-Day Canberra Winery Tour to Murrumbateman /w lunch

Can cater to large groups. Preferred date not showing? Contact now Merry Heart CBR's highly rated wineries tours to Murrumbateman offer a vast variety of tasting quality wines from boutique wineries. Enjoy a gourmet two-course meal, along with snacks and drinks. This is a perfect opportunity for anyone to try out different Canberra wineries and make new friends, or connect with existing ones. You will feel comfortable and enjoy yourself throughout the day as numbers are usually limited to 11. So grab a wine-lover, or just come along on your own and banter with the driver! A Canberra winery tour is a fantastic way to socialise and make new friends. You'll have the opportunity to meet other wine enthusiasts, and to share your experiences and knowledge with others. The tour guides are always friendly and they will help to create a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere, where everyone can feel at ease and enjoy the experience. Just book and hop on with this unbeatable value package!

$166.13
Canberra Winery Tour with lunch

Canberra Winery Tour with lunch

Enjoy a relaxing day out discovering beautiful cool climate wines from Canberra's best boutique wineries. All inclusive luxury winery tour with a knowledgable guide. Find the best hidden gems in the region. Meet the wine makers and see behind the scenes. Delicious casual lunch in one of our wineries and premium tasting experiences.

Free cancellation
Private tour
Special offer
$213.59
Canberra Brewery Winery and Distillery Tour

Canberra Brewery Winery and Distillery Tour

Can't decide on your favourite beverage and need to satisfy a variety of tastes? A visitor to town looking for an easy, safe way to explore a range of venues and sample some awesome locally produced drinks? Then our Triple Treat tour is for you!  Available Friday, Saturday and Sunday afternoons, you can get on board with us, get behind the scenes of some great venues and experience the best of our Capital's drinks scene. The Triple Treat Tour takes you to three great Canberra venues in one great afternoon. Includes transportation and plenty of fresh craft beer, cider, wine and spirits.

Likely to sell out
$115.27
Canberra Wine Tour

Canberra Wine Tour

Immerse yourself in the charm of Canberra's wine region, taking a scenic journey through its picturesque landscapes. Our Canberra Wine Tour, hosted by local experts, is an intimate exploration of this thriving wine scene. Indulge in the perfect blend of Shiraz and Riesling, Canberra's red and white flagships, along with a myriad of other varieties. Whether you're a seasoned wine connoisseur or a beginner, this tour promises to captivate your senses. The great thing about the Cool Climate Wine Experience is that each tour runs its own individual course, but normally, we’ll visit two wineries before lunch at the cosy Murrumbateman Inn (which serves bistro style food) before some more wineries after lunch. Depending on timings, we’ll visit four to six wineries on the Cool Climate Wine Experience.

Free cancellation
Likely to sell out
$162.06