About Canberra


Let's have a look around into background of Canberra
  • State: Australian Capital Territory
  • Country: Australia
  • Latitude: -35.283333 
  • Longitude:  149.216667
  • Time zone: Australia/Sydney
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT +10 hours

Weather in Canberra

  • Climate: oceanic climate
  • Best Time to Visit:  September to November

Location

Canberra  is the capital city of Australia. With a population of 403,468, it is Australia's largest inland city and the eighth-largest city overall. The city is located at the northern end of the Australian Capital Territory (ACT), 280 km (170 mi) south-west of Sydney, and 660 km (410 mi) north-east of Melbourne.

Distance from Canberra center to Airport

Airport: Canberra International Airport

Driving Distance: 4 miles / 6 km

Driving Time: 10 minutes

Languages: Mandarin

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Canberra International Airport
  • Rail: Canberra railway station
  • Bus: City Bus Stn Plt 8

Customs and Tipping

 

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10 to 15 % of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: No tipping
  • Housekeeper: No tipping
  • Concierge: Between No tipping

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: 10 to 15 % of the Bill.

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Pialligo,
  • Reid,
  • Downer

Emergency Contact Numbers in Canberra city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: (000), (131 444), (132 500)
  • Airport: Canberra International Airport(+61 2 6275 2222)
  • Rail: Canberra railway station (+61 13 22 32)
  • Hospital:  St John Ambulance ACT (+61 2 6282 2399)

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Canberra.

  • Canberra International Music Festival
  • Canberra Nara Candle Festival
  • Floriade Nightfest

Tourist Attractions

  • Parliament House
  • Australian War Memorial
  • Lake Burley Griffin

Theatre & Concerts

  • Canberra Theatre
  • Dendy, Canberra Centre
  • Canberra Theatre

Visit Top Restaurants in Canberra

  • Lanterne Rooms
  • Courgette Restaurant
  • Les Bistronomes

Top Shopping Centers in Canberra

  • Canberra Outlet Centre
  • Old Bus Depot Markets
  • Tuggeranong Hyperdome

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Canberra Museum and Gallery 
  • CSIRO Discovery Centre at Black Mountain
  • Australian National Botanic Gardens

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Lanterne Rooms - duck rolls
  • Courgette Restaurant - venison”
  • Les Bistronomes - beef wellington

Sports Club

  • Polish White Eagle Club
  • Thoroughbred Park  
  • Royal Canberra Golf Club

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: 5.04 A$
  • Taxi: 5.00 A$
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): 2,026.11 A$
  • Cheap meal: 19.00 A$  
  • Gasoline: 1.34 A$
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