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Tour ID: 10059238

Every year from mid September to mid October Canberra celebrates spring with Floriade, Australia's biggest and most popular flower festival. You'll experience our great day trip to Canberra PLUS visit Floriade to walk among the thousands of flowers.If you want to travel onto Melbourne then book our overnight Aussie Farmstay Adventure option so you join our bus to Melbourne instead of returning to Sydney.

Floriade
Australia's celebration of spring! Every spring, Canberra's Commonwealth Park is transformed into a tapestry of colour with more than a million bulbs and annuals in bloom at this month-long festival.

National Parliament House
You'll feel the might and privilege of our Australian democracy as our guide takes you through this architectural masterpiece costing $1.1 billion. From the inner halls of power to walking on the roof, this is an amazing building!

Australian War Memorial
A time of reflection as you discover the legends of Gallipoli, the ANZACs, the sacrifices and losses suffered by Australians in past wars fought around the world.

National Embassies
We'll take you to Yarralumla, for a close look at many national embassies, each one unique and designed to reflect aspects of the country's culture.

Mount Ainslie
Take in the impressive 360-degree views over the capital city and surrounding mountain ranges of Canberra.

Captain Cook Memorial Jet
See the spectacular 145 metre high spire of water soaring above Lake Burley Griffin.

Wild Kangaroos
We often see wild kangaroos, so we'll be sure to stop for photos!

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Tour Details

  • Included in price:

    Entry into Floriade,
    Tour of Parliament House,
    Visit to Australian War Memorial,
    Friendly and helpful driver/tour guide,
    Comfortable & modern transport
    Informative commentary and world music, free drink after tour

  • Available for purchase/hire:

    Ask about our Aussie Farmstay Overnight Adventure from $180.00

  • Duration:

    13.5 hours

  • Departure:

    7:30 AM Sat

  • Return:

    8.30pm

  • Departure points:

    Sydney

  • Pickup/departure instructions:

    *YHA Central – 11 Rawson Pl @ 7.30am
    *Circular Quay – Sydney Harbour Marriott, 30 Pitt St @ 7.55am

  • What to bring:

    Water bottle,
    Camera,
    Spending money,
    Comfortable walking shoes,

  • Fitness level required:

    Not specified

  • Additional Information:

    Note: The visit to Floriade replaces the usual optional activities on our regular Canberra Day Trip. There may be a quick dinner stop on the return trip if times permits.
    You can spend more time at Floriade if you miss the other attractions in which case please let our driver know.

  • Destinations:

    Snowy Mountains

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