- Local Area
Canberra Centre located in the CBD of Canberra is a large shopping complex containing everything from well-known retailers to local grocers, clothing, jewellery, electronics, food courts/dessert as well as the more major department stores. Location – 260m from the hotel.
Australian War Memorial
The Australian War Memorial combines a shrine, a world-class museum, and an extensive archive. The Memorial's purpose is to commemorate the sacrifice of those Australians who have died in war. Its mission is to assist Australians to remember, interpret and understand the Australian experience of war and its enduring impact on Australian society. Location – 1.8km from the hotel.
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. As well as the Mint's functions to produce Australia's coinage, it produces coins for other countries, along with medals, medallions, tokens and seals for private clients, both national and international. Location – 7km from the hotel.
Questacon - National Science and Technology Centre, is located on the southern shore of Lake Burley Griffin. Questacon has more than 200 interactive exhibits relating to science and technology. It has many science programs that are devoted to inspiring the children of Australia to love science. Location – 2.3km from the hotel.
Australian Institute of Sport
Go behind the scenes on an award-winning 90 minute guided tour of Australia's premier elite sports precinct, the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS), located minutes from the Canberra city centre. Discover where Australia’s sporting champions are created and gain an insight into the life of our leading athletes. Included is a visit to Sportex, one of Australia's leading interactive sports exhibits, set amongst a first-class collection of sporting memorabilia. Try wheelchair basketball, virtual downhill skiing, rock climbing, football penalty shootouts and more. Location – 7.8km from the hotel.
National Zoo & Aquarium
The National Zoo & Aquarium is the only combined zoo and aquarium in Australia which has both Australian endemic species and introduced species including the largest collection of big cats in Australia and variety of tropical marine and freshwater bony fish species. The National Zoo & Aquarium is also involved in a number of breeding programs for endangered species. Location – 7.9km from the hotel.
Cockington Green Gardens
Cockington Green Gardens offers family fun in a world of miniature whilst venturing into the delightful and fascinating displays of meticulously crafted miniature buildings featuring more than 30 different countries, set within beautifully landscaped gardens and the ever popular Miniature Steam Train. Location – 12.2km from the hotel.
Canberra Convention Centre
500 metres away. A large-scale convention centre that hosts a range of events, from music performances to business conferences and everything in-between. http://www.nccc.com.au/
260 metres to the City Centre, the Canberra city center shopping mall is a large complex containing everything from well-known retailers to local grocers, clothing, jewellery, electronics, food courts/dessert as well as the more well-known department stores.
Garema place contains more coffee shops, restaurants, clubs, clothing stores, banks, music and comic stores (special interest venues) as well as being the host to seasonal community events such as the multicultural festival, ice skating in winter and so forth. A little further up the road is Braddon, home of the chic eateries and clubs to entertain you.
National Gallery of Australia and the Portrait Gallery
These two large, picturesque galleries located around Lake Burley Griffin are the perfect way to while away a day. The National Gallery is host to a variety of permanent and transient world famous works, these range from paintings by Monet and Pollock, to ancient and post-modern relics from around the world. https://nga.gov.au/
The Portrait Gallery, located right next to the National Gallery, is a beautifully designed space offering guests the opportunity to view portraits of Australians from all walks of life, as well as hosting local and international exhibits. - http://www.portrait.gov.au/
A large, sprawling park situated right next to the lake and home to a range of events, the most significant of which are the flower show; floriade, and the music festival - Spilt Milk. It is also host to a variety of smaller events throughout the year, outside of event times, it makes for a relaxing afternoon walk and picnic by the water. https://visitcanberra.com.au/attractions/56b23ba53ed14ca745318326/commonwealth-park
Lake Burley Griffin
Canberra's man made centerpiece is surrounded by restaurants and walkways, making for a fantastic roadmap with which one can explore our city. There is also the option to go canoeing along the Lake - https://visitcanberra.com.au/attractions/56b23b58d5f1565045d801cf/lake-burley-griffin
Australia’s ode to democracy allows visitors the opportunity to have an inside look at our parliamentary system. They also display artefacts and general items of interest throughout the building. -http://www.aph.gov.au/Visit_Parliament
Australian National University
Old Parliament house
Waldorf Canberra Apartment Hotel
2 Akuna street, Canberra 2601
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