Sydney: Colourful Trips: Canberra Day Trip

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Sydney: Colourful Trips: Canberra Day Trip

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Australia's Capital City with world class attractions, amazing architecture and futuristic planning. Canberra is one of the world's most modern and progressive cities.

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Explore Australia's capital city from Sydney as you enter a new state, leaving New South Wales for the day. A morning tea stop (own expense) en route will allow you to stretch your legs and visit a country town before arriving at the ultra-modern Capital. Join a guided tour of New Parliament House and feel the might and privilege of our Australian democracy through this architectural masterpiece costing $1.1 billion. From the inner halls of power to walking on the roof, this is an amazing building. Break for lunch (own expense) before spending free time The National Museum of Australia. The National Museum of Australia is controversial and popular, Australia's most modern museum has won national awards with its interactive mix of exhibits and displays highlighting Australia's diverse history and culture.

This tour allows time at Floriade between September to October each year. Australia's biggest and most popular flower festival. Canberra's Commonwealth Park is transformed into a tapestry of colour with more than a million bulbs and annuals in bloom at this month-long festival.

Rejoin the group for a time of reflection as you discover the legends of Gallipoli, the ANZACs, the sacrifices and losses suffered by Australians in past wars fought around the world at the Australian War Memorial. Drive past Yarralumla for a close look at the many national embassies, each one unique and designed to reflect aspects of the country's culture. Stop for 360 degree views over the capital city from Mount Ainslie and see how this city was well designed.

Return to Sydney and enjoy a dinner stop (own expense).

What's included

Return transport from Sydney
Informative Guide
Entry to all attractions, some with guided commentary

Day 1 : Australia’s capital city

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 walking on the roof, this is an amazing building! Australian War Memorial. A time of reflection as you discover the legends of Gallipoli, the ANZACs, the sacrifices and losses suffered by Australians in past wars fought around the world. 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. National Museum of Australia. Controversial and popular, Australia's most modern museum has won national awards with its interactive mix of exhibits and displays highlighting Australia's diverse history and culture.  

Departures / Pickups

Sydney Central - St Laurence Church, 812 George Street @ 7.30am

Circular Quay – Sydney Harbour Marriott, 30 Pitt St @ 7.45am

Returns: 8:30pm approx to Sydney Central area only.

Departure Day(s)

Saturday

Departure Frequency : Weekly

Special circumstances : Tour does not operate on Christmas Day, New Years Eve, New Years Day