5 Things to do in Canberra During Summer
As the temperatures in Canberra begin to rise, we've put together a list of five must-see destinations this summer. For those looking for a stylish and modern hotel to stay in while exploring the city, the Avenue Hotel is a perfect choice. Conveniently located within easy reach of all these top spots, it's the ideal base for your Canberra adventure.
Hot Air Balloon
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Experience the beauty of Canberra from new heights with a sunrise hot air balloon ride. Soar above the city and take in the breathtaking views as the sun rises, enhance your adventure by sipping on a glass of sparkling wine or juice for the kids. For an even more memorable experience, indulge in a delicious buffet breakfast at an additional cost.
Price: Starting from $360
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Discover the beauty of Lake Burley Griffin and the Nation's Capital from a unique vantage point with Go Boat. Set sail with your loved ones and take in the stunning scenery as you cruise the lake. Pack a picnic and make the most of the sights or, for an extra treat, indulge in a delicious grazing board at an additional cost.
Location: 8 Trevillian Quay, Kingston
Price: Starting from $129
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Experience the magic of a cinema under the stars at the Australian National Botanic Gardens. With an array of movies to choose from in the coming months, you'll have plenty of opportunities to plan the perfect night out. Gather your friends and loved ones, pack a picnic, and bring your favorite snacks for an evening of entertainment amidst the beautiful natural surroundings.
Location: Australian National Botanic Gardens
Price: $22 for an adult
Australian National Botanic Garden
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Explore the rich diversity of Australia's native plants at the Australian National Botanic Garden. With a wide array of flora on display, you'll be able to discover the beauty and intricacies of the country's botanical heritage. The garden not only offers a visual feast but also provides valuable educational information on each species. Once you visit, you'll be captivated by the stunning beauty and wonder of the natural world, making it hard to leave.
Location: Clunies Ross St, Acton
National Gallery of Art
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Escape the summer heat and immerse yourself in a world of art at the National Gallery of Art. With over 155,000 pieces of art from artists around the globe, you'll have the opportunity to explore and appreciate a vast array of styles and movements. The collection offers a chance to gain an in-depth understanding of the inspiration and creative process behind each piece. It's a perfect destination for art lovers and anyone looking to beat the heat and explore the cultural heritage of the city.
Location: Parkes PlE, Parkes
Price: Entry is free, some entry fees apply to exhibitions
Canberra offers an abundance of summer activities to keep you entertained for hours. From boating to art galleries, there's something for everyone to enjoy. Even better, all these options are conveniently located near your Canberra accommodation, so book your stay today and make the most of your summer vacation.