See Canberra’s surrounding regions with a self-drive touring route that takes in dramatic coastlines, charming historic townships, unspoiled national parks, world-class attractions that house the stories of Australia and frequent gourmet food and wine stops along the way.
Distance: 289 km
Approximate travel time: 3.5 hrs
Depart Sydney and head towards the Southern Highlands. Stop at Bowral before taking in the magnificent sight of Fitzroy Falls, or take a side trip to picturesque Kangaroo Valley.
Start your morning drifting over Canberra in a hot air balloon. Uncover the stories of Australia at one of the many iconic galleries and museums.
Explore Lake Burley Griffin – it’s ideal for cycling or walking around. For a bit of fun join a Segway tour.
Distance: 39 km
Approximate travel time: 35 mins
Explore the Canberra District Wine Region and experience the region’s award-winning cool-climate wineries and fresh local produce.
Distance: 210 km
Approximate travel time: 3 hrs
Journey towards historic Bungendore, home of the Wood Works Gallery. Tempt your taste buds at Lark Hill Winery or Les Tres Bon for unique French dining.
Distance: 186 km
Approximate travel time: 2.5 hrs
Start the day with a cruise around and out of Jervis Bay. During whale season (May- Nov) spot the migrating mammals – if you are lucky you might even see one breach the water.