About Canberra - Australian Capital Territory

About Canberra and the ACT, Australian Capital Territory

Canberra and the ACT, Australian Capital Territory.

The Australian Capital Territory, a destination where the words uplift, educate and stimulate constitute a way of life and represent the experiences that will saturate your mind, body and soul.

Immerse yourself in the story of Australia's proud origins in our nations capital, Canberra, where some of our most cherished icons can be found. The Act is made up of a Capital Country Region that celebrates our past, present and our future with opportunities to experience what it means to be truly Australian.

Encounter clean, wide open spaces, bushwalks and camping in the Namadgi National Park, 45 minutes drive from Canberra city centre. With a thriving wine region scattered throughout the countryside, the ACT is home to 140 vineyards and 33 boutique wineries where an opportunity to be served by the winemaker is not unusual.

Visitors can get amongst it with entertainment for the whole family that suits all budgets with a large selection of free activities and many that are very reasonably priced.

Plan ahead for an eventful escape with many of Australia's national festivals taking place in Canberra and unearth that special something when you discover the hidden gems handcrafted by local and regional artists, craftspeople and food producers showcasing their wares at markets and outlets throughout the region.

Tempt your tastebuds with a generous supply of delicious food available at the Farmers Markets and treat yourself to the gourmet delights of inner city cafes and restaurants. For those who love the nightlife you can choose to keep it low key with a movie or a performance and for those who like it action packed indulge in the offerings of local bars, clubs and pubs.

No matter what your preference for your next holiday destination, the ACT will flaunt its diverse offerings with everyone who takes the time to linger and celebrate our amazing country.