Travel Guide to Canberra, ACT - Tourism Australia
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You will find a mixture of art, history and the outdoors in Australia’s capital.
The small-yet-mighty capital of Canberra is a city that punches far above its weight. Well-known museums and historical sites are just the beginning. Dig a little deeper to find bustling brewpubs, hidden gems, quiet nature and family-friendly attractions. Head just outside the city to relax and unwind in a scenic cool-climate wine region that produces some stellar drops.
Canberra is just as easily reached by air as by car. Fly into Canberra Airport (CBR) on either an international flight or from any Australian state or territory.
After you’ve arrived in Canberra, you’ll find getting around is easy due to its compact size. Walking and biking are great options to see what's on offer.
Canberra enjoys warm summers and crisp winters, however this city is considered a year-round destination. During autumn and spring the city is at its most vibrant with exciting festivals, colourful natural landscapes and mild weather.