Canberra - Australia's Capital City Icons - Leisure Holidays

Canberra - Australia's Capital City IconsAustralia

From RM492 / per person for 14 hours
Enjoy this comprehensive tour of the Australian Capital, home to many important landmarks and historic buildings.

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Summary

At Mt. Ainslie see panoramic views of Canberra. Visit the Australian War Memorial and National Museum or the National Art Gallery. Enjoy a private guided walk around Parliament House. 


What to Bring: 

  • Enclosed walking shoes
  • Sunglasses, hat, sunscreen
  • Water bottle
  • Warm layers in cooler months

Fitness Requirements:

  • Low level of fitness required

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Itinerary

Hotel Pickup

Tour departs at 7:40am from Sydney (pick-ups at selected hotels).

Tour returns at 9:30pm approximately in Sydney.


Hotels pick-up:

• Crescent on Bayswater

• Vibe Hotel Sydney

• Sheraton on the Park Sydney

• Sofitel Wentworth Hotel Sydney

Sightseeing

Enjoy this comprehensive tour of the Australian Capital, home to many important landmarks and historic buildings. Take in all the highlights of this ultra-modern and planned city, with its contemporary architecture set amongst beautifully maintained gardens and parks. Gain an insight into the workings of Australia and its capital.


• Before entering the city, travel to the summit of Mt. Ainslie for a terrific view of Canberra and surrounds. A great photo opportunity!

• Enjoy a tour of the National Museum of Australia – it focuses on Indigenous histories and cultures, European settlement and our interaction with the environment

• Take a guided tour of Australia’s Parliament House – you may even get to witness the Houses of Parliament in session

• You’ll visit some of its 4,700 rooms and learn more of its architecture, history, artwork and the Australian parliamentary democratic process

• See ’The Lodge’, the Prime Minister’s official residence

• Travel the pretty tree-lined streets and view diplomatic homes and embassies of many foreign ambassadors

• Drive past the National Library and the High Court of Australia

• Visit the Australian War Memorial, where you’ll be greeted by a local guide to start your tour

• Learn about the history of the ANZACs as you travel along the boulevard dedicated to the participants of two world wars

• Drive past Canberra’s centrepiece, Lake Burley Griffin, name after the American architect who designed Canberra, Walter Burley Griffin

• See the Carillon Bell Tower in the heart of the lake, a gift from the British Government to mark 50 years as the nation’s capital

Extras

Included Extras

Please find below a selection of extras that are included within the price of your tour.

Visit National Gallery of Australia OR National Museum of Australia

Guided tour of Parliament House

Guided tour of Australian War Memorial

Driver Guide

Experienced Driver Guide

Commentary

Comprehensive commentary

Transportation

Travel in an air-conditioned coach

Optional Extras

All of the below extras are additional to the price of your tour, and can be selected on the next stage.

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