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"3infun Canberra Attraction Pass Including the Australian Institute of Sport
3infun Ticket"Whether you want to size yourself up against some of Australia’s elite athletes at the Australian Institute of Sport venture into the delightful miniature world of Cockington Green Gardens or try your hand at some of the 200 exhibits and experiences at Questacon 3infun is serious fun for all ages.The Australian Institute of Sport (The AIS)Australia's premier elite sports precinct. A place that cannot be found anywhere else in Australia. Throughout the year the AIS opens its doors to over 200000 visitors from Australia and overseas. Only minutes from Canberra's CBD with plenty of free car and coach parking
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National Museum of Australia: Ultimate Museum Experience
"Located on the shores of Lake Burley Griffin in the centre of Canberra the Museum's stunning architecture offers an extraordinary place to explore the rich and diverse stories of Australia and its people. See some of the nation's most popular and important objects all in one place from Phar Lap's heart and the Holden Prototype No.1 to bark paintings and ochre used by Aboriginal artists over 50000 years ago. The Ultimate Museum Experience offers a private tour with a guide. The tour is flexible and is tailored to how you would like to experience the Museum. You will be greeted in the Hall and offered refreshments in the e brunch or lunch before or after your tour. Tour duration is just over an hour.""""Discover where Australia's stories come alive at the National Museum of Australia. The Ultimate Museum Experience offers an exclusive personalised tour of the Museum with a dedicated tour guide
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"National Museum of Australia: A History of the World in 100 Objects
"National Museum of Australia: A History of the World in 100 Objects An Exhibition from the British Museum""The major international exhibition A History of the World in 100 Objects provides an exceptional opportunity to witness compelling human stories expressed through a unique and beautiful collection of artefacts drawn from across the globe. Each object featured in the exhibition marks a poi from two million years ago until the present.During your visit to the National Museum of Australia you also have the opportunity to discover where Australia's stories come alive. Located on the shores of Lake Burley Griffin in the centre of Canberra the Museum's stunning architecture offers an extraordinary place to explore the rich and diverse stories of Australia and its people. Explore the Museum's permanent galleries and see some of the nation's most popular and important objects all in one plac
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Outer Towns and Suburbs Tips (19)

Jervis Bay is situated...


Jervis Bay is situated between Sydney and
Canberra but belongs to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT). The clear waters of Jervis Bay provide ideal conditions for growth of extensive sea grass beds. See for more info and pics in the Jervis Bay travelogue please.

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Sep 12, 2002

Embassy area

When in Canberra, do visit the embassy quarter. There are some little architectural jewels or statues, totems,...
Especially the Papua New Guinea embassy is fab.

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Jan 20, 2007

Blowering Dam

The Blowering Dam is just out of Tumut. It is a great place for camping, fishing, site seeing, swimming, finding native animals etc.

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CandS
Apr 14, 2003

Beechworth. An old Victorian...

Beechworth. An old Victorian village. It reminds me of the villages in Western United States. Home of Ned Kelly's cell.

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Aug 25, 2002
 
 
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Japanese Gardens...

I thought the Japanese Gardens in Cowra were really nice...this photo proves it! :) Nice for a visit if you're in that area...

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Aug 24, 2002

Tumut Dam

Visit Tumut Dam if you feel like a nice quite time - it's great for water sports, photography, camping, fishing etc...

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Aug 24, 2002

Seeing stars??

Takes most people a lot of time to work this photo out... It's actually a long exposure of the stars one night when I was camping at the Tumut Dam... Hope you like it...

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Aug 24, 2002

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"The Bush Capital..or..a good sheep paddock wasted?"
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Changi Chapel

Also referred to as the Prisoner of War National Memorial Changi Chapel, one of thirteen built by Prisoners of War (POWs) in Changi Prison Camp, Singapore was built as ‘Our Lady of Christians Roman...
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ANZAC Memorial Chapel of St Paul

While visiting Changi Chapel – Prisoner of War National Memorial I decided to wander into the adjacent ANZAC Memorial Chapel of St Paul. I am glad I did. This chapel is unique in two ways (at least I...
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Australian War Memorial

I don’t, as a rule, write reviews on one off events, temporary exhibits at museums, galleries and the like as by their very nature they will invariably have finished or be gone by the time my reader...
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Blundell's Cottage

This cottage, now located in Commonwealth Park, was constructed as a home for Duntroon Estate workers in the 1860s and as such predates Canberra’s selection as the National Capital. It has been home...
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Canberra Railway Museum

Perhaps the last thing you might expect to find in Canberra is a railway museum and an excellent one at that. The current train service from Canberra consists of a three times a day service to...
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Canberra Glassworks

The new Canberra Glassworks is worth a visit. It was open on the 26th of May 2007. The Canberra Glassworks occupied the old Kingston Powerhouse. In the new Canberra Glassworks, the visitors are able...
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