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Canberra's regional surrounds are an ideal start for exploring Australia's capital with an array of abundant bushland, parks, attractions, events, activities, heritage and culture. Discover unexpected delights and explore the great outdoors at historic towns and villages.
Get away from the city and take a scenic drive on the Princess Highway coastal route to Batemans Bay for views of majestic coves and crystal clear waters, heading towards Canberra. Located on the border of the ACT, Queanbeyan is a river city boasting a myriad of cultural attractions. Stroll the leafy surrounds of Riverside Park and be on the lookout for a platypus or two in the Queanbeyan River at early morning or around dusk. Visit Queanbeyan Historical Museum displaying a collection of over 5,000 items to see what's on in the world of furniture, textiles, technological objects, costumes and more.
Swim, fish, water ski, walk or have a soothing riverside picnic at Molonglo Gorge, which is a part of the Murrumbidgee catchment. Whatever you choose, spectacular views of the river are seen throughout its walking trails at this world class water ski site. Visit Lambert Vineyards located on Norton Road, Wamboin and indulge in award winning wine and delicious gourmet treats overlooking the rolling hills of Wamboin. Explore the natural landmark, London Bridge Arch at the southern end of Googong Foreshores through a circuit walk of two hours up along to the London Bridge Homestead.
Rest and rejuvenate at the regional surrounds of Canberra featuring natural wonders, serene places to go, challenging walking trails and cool climate boutique wines.
ACT Regional & Surrounds Events & What's On
- 2017 Tuliptop Gardens Festival Tulip Top Gardens
- SCA Junior Mountain Bike Camp Mount Stromlo Bike Park
- Canberra Theatre visit the library: Room on the broom (Ages 4-7) (Tuggeranong library) Tuggeranong Library
- Tuggeranong - $7 School Holiday Bear Making Event Tuggeranong Hyperdome
- Summer of the Seventeenth Doll @ The Q Queanbeyan Performing Arts Centre (The Q)
- How To Revitalise Your Lawn @ Bunnings Tuggeranong Bunnings Warehouse - Tuggeranong
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