Things to do and see in Canberra and the Australian Capital Territory

The ACT has plenty of things to see and do, from the beautiful scenery of the national parks to some of Australia’s best museums, which are sure to impress even those who live in other states.

Canberra is an exciting, modern city with a rich history and culture. Here are some of the best things to do and see in Canberra and the Australian Capital Territory.

The National Museum of Australia is a must-see attraction for anyone visiting or living in Canberra. The museum houses over 1 million pieces from all over Australia, including fossils, ancient tools, wildlife specimens, and more. The museum is open daily from 10 AM until 5 PM (closed Christmas Day).

Travelers will find themselves enjoying everything from bushwalking to hot air ballooning at the National Arboretum. You’ll also be able to shop for unique souvenirs at the Australian National Botanic Gardens (ANBG).

If you’re looking for adrenaline rushes, try skydiving or bungee jumping at Skydive Bunbury! And don’t forget about horseback riding—there’s plenty of opportunities here!

If you love nature but want to see more than just plants and animals, check out the Australian National Botanic Gardens (ANBG). This garden has beautiful displays of flowers and plants from around Australia (and beyond!).