Australia Canberra

Since becoming Australia’s capital in 1927, Canberra has evolved from a relatively quiet, rural city into a fully cosmopolitan metropolis, with a food and cultural scene to match.

Visitors can tour the many sights on offer — including the Parliament House, National Museum of Australia, Australian War Memorial and National Gallery of Australia — or grab a bike to cycle around the manmade Lake Burley Griffen and the city’s Yarramumla district, which is home to a striking selection of embassies. If city-life simply isn’t your thing, head out on a bushwalk through the lush Namadgi National Park, which is only a 30 minutes drive from Canberra’s city centre.

11 days

Sydney to Melbourne inland

Mountain views, gold mining towns and a taste of outlaw life
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