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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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Parks /Gardens / Lakes Tips (8)

Dixon Wetlands

I woke up this morning and could tell it was going to be one of those absolutely beautiful Canberra spring days – a chilly start (freezing) with a beautiful clear blue sky. I knew it would be gorgeous...
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wabat
Dec 24, 2014

a table & a map

I saw this interesting Stone-table on Red Hill and it shows a map of the wide area of buildings and parks around of the new parliament in Canberra.Interestng to see that only a small part of it is...
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globetrott
Nov 02, 2014

The view from Red Hill

I found this place accidentally, but it seems to be a wellknown place for a look over Canberra and there is a Restaurant as well (that was closed unfortunately) But at least you will find public...
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globetrott
Nov 02, 2014

Cockington Green Gardens

Cockington Green Gardens was a great surprise for me at a Moment when I was glad to have left Canberra: it is a small-scale-world for all of the Family, a great place to relax and enjoy and see the...
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globetrott
Nov 02, 2014

Cotter reserve and reservoir

The Cotter Reserve is one of the most popular Canberra picnic areas, located near one of the main reservoirs for the city (now viewed from a lookout, once you could walk along the dam wall). There is...
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tiabunna
May 10, 2006

Enjoy the Murrumbidgee River Corridor

What’s the Murrumbidgee River Corridor I hear you say…. Well, the Murrumbidgee travels 1600km from the Snowy Mountains to the Murray River. For about 66km of that distance, it is in the ACT and much...
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tiabunna
May 06, 2006

'Mysterious Lake George' lies...

'Mysterious Lake George' lies 20 miles (32 kilometers) northeast of Canberra. It is about 2,000 feet (600 meters) above sea level. When the lake is full, it is about 16 miles (25 kilometers) long and...
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schmoopy
Aug 24, 2002

Feeding the Black Swans on...

Feeding the Black Swans on Lake Burley Griffin has to be a favourite activity. If you're up early, go to The Boathouse, Menindee Drive, Barton and take as much bread as you can carry. There are...
Helen_F
Aug 24, 2002
 
 
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"Wonderful, immoral, tempting and terribly ........"
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"CANBERRA - Aboriginal for "MEETING PLACE""
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"The Bush Capital..or..a good sheep paddock wasted?"
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"Canberra Our Home"
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Things to Do Near Canberra

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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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