You will visit one of the most historically significant and beautiful locations in Canberra with a professional guide. You will have the opportunity to tour these sites while being informed of the intriguing history and lore associated with them. Did you know that “meeting place” is the literal meaning of Canberra? Or that the nation’s capital, Canberra, plays host to a busy schedule of exciting national events? In addition to this, Canberra is home to some very remarkable buildings. When you learn the secrets that lie buried in the city’s streets, buildings, and other nooks and crannies, you will be amazed. Your affable tour guide will explain what makes life in this city so extraordinary and one-of-a-kind for residents. It is ideal for first-time visitors to the city who want to make the most of their time there and see as much as possible.

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Included

  • Professional local tour guide

Excluded

  • All Locations

Route & Duration

Duration
Duration
2 hours
  • 1

    Parliament House, Parliament Drive, Canberra 2600 Australia

    PASS BY: The enormous Parliament House features 4,700 individual rooms, many of which are accessible to the general public. The grand marble staircase in the entryway leads to the Great Hall, which features an elaborate tapestry. In contrast to the red of the Senate chamber, the House of Representatives chamber is decked in green.

  • 2

    Old Parliament House Gardens, King George Terrace, Canberra Australia

    PASS BY: Between the years of 1927 and 1988, the Federal Parliament met in Old Parliament House. The social and political landscape of Australia saw profound shifts during this time. The development of Australia's democratic institutions took place in this same structure. The foundations of the nation were laid here.

  • 3

    Magna Carta Place, Langton Crescent, Canberra 2600 Australia

    PASS BY: Parliamentary democracy in Australia can trace its roots back to the Magna Carta. There is a copy of the Magna Carta from 1297 on display in Parliament House; it is one of just four such copies in the entire world and the only one in the Southern Hemisphere.

  • 4

    National Library of Australia, Parkes Place, Canberra ACT 2600 Australia

    PASS BY: National Library of Australia is responsible for important Australian and non-Australian documents. These resources are collected, conserved, and made available by the Library or other libraries and information providers.

  • 5

    International Flag Display, Parkes ACT 2600, Australia

    PASS BY: In the National Triangle, Commonwealth Place's International Flag Display honors the city's diverse ethnicities. The illuminated flags provide a spectacular reflection in Lake Burley Griffin's Central Basin. There's also the International Flag Raising Ceremony.

  • 6

    National Gallery of Australia, Parkes Place, Canberra 2601 Australia

    PASS BY: The National Gallery of Australia houses the greatest collection of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artwork in the world within its ever-expanding collection of over 155,000 pieces of art. These works were made by more than 15,000 artists.

Meeting Point

The main entrance of Parliament House; Parliament Dr, Canberra ACT 2600, Australia See Map

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.