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Updated, Aug 2020


about the city
population, Language, currency,  plug point, emergency no, time zone
entry requirements and best time to visit

Getting In & Around

Getting in

Canberra International Airport – 8 km East of city. web: phone: +61 2 6275 2222
Bus: Rapid 3 – A$5 cash/ A$2.55-3.22 MyWay card, Taxi: A$23-40 to city center (additional charges may apply), Shuttles are also available, canberra elite  +61 13 22 27, ACT Cabs +61 (02) 6280 0077, Uber: A$16-35

Canberra Railway Station – hours: 5am-7pm, address: Wentworth Avenue, Burke Cres, Kingston ACT 2604, Australia, web: it is a small station but toilets are available. 

Jolimont Tourist Centre – bus terminal, Coaches to Sydney, Melbourne and other towns. Building has all services, shops, restaurants and Novotel as well.

Getting around

Public Transport: web: Cash tickets are available onboard a bus or at bus interchange. from ticket vending machines at major stops & all light rail platforms. MyWay cards are rechargeable top up cards and can save you money if you are visiting for few days. these cards are available at A$5

Off peak fares discounts between 9 am to 4:30 pm and after 6 pm on weekdays, also all day on weekends and holidays. Peak fares are before 9 am and between 4:30 to 6 pm on weekdays. no off peak discount on cash tickets.

Tickets: Single ticket: cash: A$5, card: A$2.55-3.22. Daily: (valid till midnight) cash: A$9.60, card cap: A$9.60, Weekend:(MyWay card) A$5.87

Piazza Duomo

See & Do

Australian War Memorial
memorial | Free entry  

Parliament House
parliament |  Free entry  

Old Parliament House
museum | Adult:A$2, Reduced:A$1 

National Library of Australia
library | free entry  

Kemal Ataturk Memorial
open  Memorial

Telstra Tower
tower | Adult:A$7.50, Child:A$3

National Carillon
bell tower | Open

Changi Chapel
church | free entry  

Saint Christopher’s Roman Catholic Cathedral
church | free entry  

Museums & Galleries

National Gallery of Australia
gallery | free entry  

National Museum of Australia
museum | free entry  

Scott Leggo Gallery
gallery | free entry  

National Dinosaur Museum
museum | tickets: Adult:A$18, Reduced:A$11-13

Questacon – The National Science and Technology Centre
museum | tickets: Adult:A$23, Reduced:A$17.50

National Portrait Gallery
gallery | free entry  

Royal Australian Mint
museum | free entry  

Geoscience Australia
museum | free entry  

National Archives of Australia
museum | free entry  


Old Bus Depot Markets

Fyshwick Fresh Food Markets

Canberra Centre
shopping mall  

Belconnen Fresh Food Markets

Parks and Outdoor

Lake Burley Griffin
open area  

National Zoo & Aquarium
tickets: Adult:$47, Child:$26

Canberra Walk In Aviary
tickets: Adult:$15, Reduced:$10-13

Weston Park

National Arboretum Canberra
free entry  

Commonwealth Park

Australian National Botanic Gardens
free entry  

Mount Ainslie Lookout

Piazza Duomo


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