Explore Canberra’s heart with a tour that highlights its political and cultural landmarks. Begin at Parliament House, a vast complex with a grand marble staircase and contrasting chambers of the Senate and House of Representatives. Then, delve into history at Old Parliament House Gardens, where Australia’s democratic foundations were shaped. At Magna Carta Place, marvel at one of the world’s rare 1297 copies of the Magna Carta, a key document in parliamentary democracy. The National Library of Australia awaits next, housing significant Australian and global documents. Experience the cultural diversity of Canberra at the International Flag Display in Commonwealth Place. Conclude your journey at the National Gallery of Australia, home to the largest collection of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art.

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  • Explore the historically significant and beautiful places in Canberra with a professional guide.
  • Learn the intriguing history and lore associated with Canberra's most iconic landmarks.
  • Discover the secrets hidden in Canberra's streets, buildings, and other nooks and crannies.


  • Professional local tour guide

Route & Duration

2 hours
  • 1

    Parliament House, Parliament Drive, Canberra 2600 Australia

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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.