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Six things to do in Canberra

29 January 2021

We've come up with a shortlist of six things to do in Canberra for Sixers fans making the journey to our nation's capital for this weekend's Qualifier match against the Perth Scorchers at Manuka Oval.

Questacon

Questacon is the National Science and Technology Centre that aims to provide a fun, interactive and relevant experience for all visitors.

Bookings essential: Yes

Cost: Yes, view more information and to book

More information and to book: https://www.questacon.edu.au/

 

Royal Australian Mint

The Royal Australian Mint is a listed entity within the Commonwealth Government portfolio of the Treasury and is the sole supplier of Australia’s circulating coinage.

Bookings essential: Yes

Cost: No 

More information and to book: https://www.ramint.gov.au/public-tours

 

Lake Burley Griffin

The masterful centrepiece of Canberra, the large and lovely Lake Burley Griffin is an ideal water playground, whether you’re into cycling, walking, rowing, sailing, kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding or fishing.

Bookings essential: Equipment hire only

Cost: Depending on activity

More information and to book: https://visitcanberra.com.au/attractions/56b23b58d5f1565045d801cf/lake-burley-griffin

 

Parliament House

Australia Parliament House remains open for guests wanting to enjoy architecture and art, stories, and tours. 

Bookings essential: Yes

Cost: Free

More information and to book: https://www.aph.gov.au/Visit_Parliament

 

Australian War Memorial

The Australian War Memorial is Australia’s national memorial to the members of its armed forces and supporting organisations who have died or participated in wars involving the Commonwealth of Australia.

Bookings essential: Yes

Cost: Free

More information and to book: https://www.awm.gov.au/visit/visitor-information

 

Telstra Tower

Telstra Tower is a telecommunications tower and lookout that is situated 195.2m above the submit of Black Mountain.

Bookings essential: Yes

Cost: Free

More information and to book: https://www.telstratower.com.au/

 

For more suggestions, visit: Guide to Canberra