A Great Location
Explore all Canberra has to offer
Convenient and Central
Situated in the centrally located suburb of Deakin, an ideal location to explore Canberra’s many attractions
Parliament House is one of Australia’s most popular attractions. With free guided tours every half hour, the site offers impressive architecture, a stunning art collection, a great cafe and a beautiful landscape of green lawns and white pillars. In addition, be sure to browse among the 4,000 artworks, ranging from historic portrait to contemporary landscape.
National Portrait Gallery
The new National Portrait Gallery building, situated on King Edward Terrace, Parkes, Canberra, bounded by the High Court of Australia and the National Gallery of Australia, displays some 400 portraits of people who have shaped Australia and who continue to shape our nation.
National Museum Of Australia
Explore Australian history and culture through numerous exhibits, technology and hands-on activities. Wander the exhibition galleries, restaurants, theatres and a resource centre, or check out permanent exhibitions centred around Land, Nation and People. The temporary exhibition gallery hosts travelling blockbuster exhibitions.
National Gallery Of Australia
Set on the shores of Lake Burley Griffin, The National Gallery exhibits collections that highlight the talent of Australian and international artists. There is something for everyone, including a lush sculpture garden, children’s exhibits, an extensive gift shop and the gallery’s cafes.
National Dinosaur Museum
Starting from humble beginnings in 1993, the museum has grown from just a small collection to housing the largest permanent display of dinosaur and other prehistoric fossil material in Australia. With 23 complete skeletons, and over 300 displays of individual fossils, the museum continues to grow and expand our collection and our depth of information.
Kingston Miniature Railway
Open to the public on the second Sunday of each month from 12.30pm to 3.30pm and the last Sunday of each month (see the calendar for December) from 10.30 am to 3.30 pm, passengers are taken on a 900 meter journey through the railway museum, usually taking about ten minutes.
The Equinox Centre is home to a myriad of Specialist and Business Centres, including The Canberra Sleep Centre, Canberra Private Hospital and Canberra Specialist Centre. Also located at Equinox is the EQ Café/Lounge, which is open from 7am Monday to Saturday for breakfast and lunch, the venue also hosts events and offers external catering.
Deakin Sports Therapy Centre
Deakin Sports Therapy Centre houses a number of specialists, including Sports Physicians ACT, Elite Rehab & Sports and Good Sport Physio Clinic. This modern facility has disabled access and a large public car park at the side of the building.
Cockington Green Gardens
Cockington Green Gardens offers its visitors an experience you will not find anywhere else. Venture into this delightful and fascinating display of meticulously crafted miniature buildings set within beautifully landscaped gardens to make your Canberra visit complete.
Calvary John James Hospital
Calvary John James Private Hospital in Deakin offers an extensive range of services including general medical, maternity, rehabilitation, and both day and overnight surgery services. We are the only private hospital in the ACT with a hydrotherapy pool, and the only private hospital in Canberra offering Paediatric Surgery.
Black Mountain Tower
Rising 195 metres above the summit of Black Mountain, the Tower presents 360º views of Canberra and the surrounding rural area. Visitors are presented with striking views of the city by day. From every angle at night the theatrics of the city’s lights under the darkened sky provide a spectacular show of natural beauty and entertainment.
Australian War Memorial
A must see for any visitor to the ACT. Chock full of memorabilia, personal stories, displays, a sculpture garden, gallery exhibits, research facilities, and function spaces, the AWM provides more than just education – it offers a unique glimpse into the lives of the soldiers (and families) that endure the conflict of war.
Australian National Botanical Gardens
If you love flowers and plants, or simply enjoy the calmness of a beautiful garden, you’ll want to visit the Australian National Botanic Gardens. With native plants from across Australia, unique rock gardens and a magnificent rainforest.