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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 Off The Beaten Path in Australian Capital Territory

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Outer Towns and Suburbs

Apart from the St John the Baptist Russian Orthodox Church on the outskirts of Narrabundah there is little to attract the tourist into this Canberra suburb. That said, if visiting the church, which I...
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National Parks / Reserves

The Camel’s Hump walk is the longest and overall the hardest (though the Nils Desperandum walk , for instance, has harder sections) of the marked walks within the Reserve. There are two suggested ways...
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Parks /Gardens / Lakes

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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Heritage Sites

While generally not associated with Aboriginal artifacts and art a small amount does exist in the Canberra area. Europeans first arrived in the Canberra region in 1821 with the first European...
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Tourist Attractions

You won’t find The Cotter Loop mentioned in the tourist brochures, that is the name used by vehicle enthusiasts, who love this excellent driver's road. It refers to the road trip out from Canberra...
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Science And Technology

The NASA Deep Space Network is a network of antennas supporting interplanetary spacecraft movements, radio and radar astronomy observations and various earth orbiting missions. To achieve 24 hour...
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Australian Centre on China in the World

The Australian Centre on China in the World (CIW) is a research institution in Chinese Studies at the Australian National University. Its broader aim is to enhance the understanding of China which...
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Areas south of Canberra

Areas south of Canberra which you could consider visiting are as follows:- Bungendore town (about half an hour drive East, nice town with a famous woodwork souvenir shop where you can buy beautiful...
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Casuarina Sands Picnic Area

The Casuarina Sands Picnic Area is a favourite spot among the locals for picnics and spending relaxing time on the banks of the Murrumbidgee River. It is located near to Canberra and is worth a visit...
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Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex

This is another attraction here to Canberra worth visiting if you have the time. The visitor centre cum museum is opened everyday from 9am to 5pm, and it is free of charge.There is a nice cafe here,...
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Mount Stromlo Observatory

Mount Stromlo Observatory is located on top of a hill near to Canberra. There is a museum here together with many equipments for observation of the stars, planets and galaxies. During 2003, a huge...
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If you want to enjoy a game of tennis

Latest in Oct 2008 - The Barton Tennis Club has been renovated and now the courts are artificial grass courts (see photos).If you want to enjoy a game of tennis, you can go to the Barton Tennis Club...
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You should visit the alpine town of Thredbo

You should visit the alpine town of Thredbo which is located in the Snowy Mountain area which is about 3 hours drive south-west of Canberra. More information at http://www.thredbo.com.au as well as my...
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Another good venue to play tennis

Another good venue to play tennis in Canberra is the National Sports Club Tennis Centre at the Lyneham area. It has 25 tennis courts (rebound ace & clay courts). Club-nights are on Fridays from...
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Canberra

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Jervis Bay

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Tidbinbilla Range

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Namadgi National Park

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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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