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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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Most Viewed Local Customs in Australian Capital Territory

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Driving, Road Rules

I noticed that in Canberra, above all other cities in Australia, Ute drivers had something to say. In particular, this driver's vehicle was a rolling billboard, although he had so many messages, I...
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Laws/Crime

In every state there is a State Police Force. eg; NSW Police When your in Canberra they have the Federal Police. In other states Federal Police are reserved for my bigger issues Such as Customs,...
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Festivals, markets

The day we were in Canberra (Feb 2005), we were lucky to catch the start of a 10 day multicultural festival, held in one of the main squares of the city. There was free entertainment by travelling...
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Tipping, GST

In general it is not customary to tip in Australia though this is now changing and ten percent will sometimes be added to hotel bills. In some of the more exclusive restaurants it is usual to tip up...
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Dress

Canberra is the seat of the Australian Government and as such the dress code in Canberra is a little more formal than in other cities in the country. For business people it is the norm for both men...
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Climate

The temperatures in Canberra vary considerably from summer to winter. Rug up for the winter months as temps often drop below zero at night and are usually below 10C in the day. . In summer the...
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Life in Canberra

The pace of life is Canberra is very laid back and relaxed. The city is spread out, so there are many suburbs with their own neighbourhood areas, shopping areas etc.Most of the shops close around...
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Black Swan

Australia is famous for its black swans which are indeginous to this continent. You can see these beautiful black swans at Lake Burley Griffin in the heart of Canberra city.
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Top Hotels in Australian Capital Territory

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Commonwealth Avenue, Yarralumla, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, 2600, Australia
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1 Binara Street, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, 2601, Australia
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18 National Circuit, Barton, Canberra, 2600, Australia
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London Circuit, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, 2600, Australia
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84 Northbourne Ave, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, 2612, Australia
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Cnr Ainslie & Limestone avenues Braddon, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, ACT 2601, Australia
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Top Things to Do in Australian Capital Territory

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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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Walking in Tidbinbilla

The primary purpose of visiting the Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve is to enjoy a walk or two or twenty. With very limited efforts the reserve provides you with the opportunity to sight kangaroos, emus,...
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The Settlers Track

This walk, along a small section of the Australian Capital Territory and New South Wales border in the south of Namadgi National Park is not an official walk within the Park. Accordingly, it is not...
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The De Salis Cemetery

The De Salis (or Cuppacumbalong) Cemetery is one of a small number of late 19th century private or family cemeteries in the Canberra region. By the end of the century private cemeteries were becoming...
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Cockington Green

I have to admit being a little skeptical about this one. I didn’t actually visit it till I was over ten years in Canberra. Why was I skeptical? Well, I expected it to be a poorly maintained, worn out,...
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Birrigai Time Trail

This is graded as an easy 3km walk with the suggestion that it can be completed in an hour and a half. While there is a bit of a pull up to the Birrigai Rock Shelter the loop walk is, I agree,...
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Top 5 Australian Capital Territory Writers

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victorwkf

"Canberra - Capital of Australia"
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ATXtraveler

"Home to Canberra"
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DennyP

"...THE AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY...."
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mikp

"Australia's Capital"
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