Must See and Do
Be prepared to expect the unexpected when you visit Canberra. Business travellers have endless options for exploring, wining, dining and sightseeing.
World-class dining, iconic national treasures, blockbuster exhibitions, food and wine events, festivals celebrating all seasons, breathtaking adventures and the peace and tranquility of our natural surrounds are all on offer. Your online destination for inspiration is Visit Canberra.
Conferences aren’t all work and no play. After hours you’ll find so much to explore in the capital and so much to keep you and your business colleagues entertained. Everything is so convenient, and within walking distance or only minutes away from the city centre.
This multiple award-winning cultural institution is a true gem.
It’s a shrine, a world-class museum, and an extensive archive. Place a poppy on the Role of Honour and stay for the moving Last Post. Hold your conference dinner in Anzac Hall. Wine and dine among historic items, authentic objects and great works of art depicting Australia’s military history.
Ever considered hosting a BBQ surrounded by wildlife, in an environment with sweeping views of the African Plains of Canberra Zoo?
Come to Canberra a day early and stay at Jamala Wildlife Lodge, luxury African-style accommodation, or in the Giraffe Treehouse, Jungle Bungalow or uShaka Lodge. Your VIPs can also experience a private lunch at uShaka Lodge. You can even meet a cheetah.
Experience one of the world’s largest living collections of rare, endangered and significant trees.
The National Arboretum is winner of the World Architecture Festival for landscape. It has panoramic views, stunning architecture and the natural beauty of trees and gardens. And why not incorporate a corporate social responsibility activity into your itinerary? Ask the National Arboretum for options relating to tree planting and contributing to the Canberra community.
Enjoy the beauty of the lake and the Parliamentary Zone while participating in a fun team building exercise with a Segway ride.
The location is perfect. Segway Ride is right in the middle of some of Canberra’s best sights and institutions, including the Australian of the Year Walk, National Gallery of Australia, National Portrait Gallery and Questacon. Groups sessions are available.