Canberra, the ever changing city: A private tour

Private tours through unique and much-loved places of historical significance in our capital city.

Spend four nights in Canberra; a very beautiful city with an ever-changing landscape.

This is a wonderful opportunity to see Floriade, an annual flower and entertainment festival in Commonwealth Park featuring extensive displays of flowering bulbs.

Private tours are included, through historic Lanyon homestead, the restored 1850s homestead, with the Convict-era outbuildings, and gardens. Feast your eyes on the amazing Rose Gardens of Old Parliament House established from 1931-1938 to the east and west of Old Parliament House; an open garden based on patterned rose and annuals display beds. In 2000 the gardens neglected from 1988 were restored to their original character.

The National Arboretum, the 250-hectare pine plantation devastated by bushfires of 2003. The ACT Government replanted the site with 100 forests & 100 gardens, to display forests of rare, threatened and/ or iconic species from around the world and Australia.

 

Enjoy a private tour through the Australian War Memorial and participate in the wreath-laying Last Post Ceremony. Explore Parliament House and the 54 hectares of parkland gardens of the Governor Generals house Yarralumla and the National Gallery of Australia; the largest gallery in the country holding more than 120,000 works of art.

 

 

To book / enquires: David Smith, Travel on Capri, phone 1800 679 066
Tour Leader / enquiries: Jill Bunning, phone 0439 321 164