Australia’s national capital, Canberra, is best known for its iconic museums and galleries, and loved for its welcoming small-town feel. With a bustling food, wine, and spirit scene, you’ll be hungry to discover and explore new places and hear new stories. Get close to nature or stretch out into the surrounding region and find out what we already know, that Canberra is more than inclusive and more than accessible. Make Canberra your next accessible holiday destination.
Australia’s Biggest Celebration of Spring will return to the heart of the city in Canberra’s beautiful Commonwealth Park, from Saturday 17 September to Sunday 16 October. Floriade is a very accessible and inclusive event and for 30 days across September and October, Canberra comes alive with beauty, colour and vibrancy.
Plan your getaway to Canberra and stay with one of our preferred accessible accommodation partners QT Canberra, Crowne Plaza Canberra, and East Hotel.
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Where culture and pollies meet, Canberra is a city of surprising quirks. Our Canberra hotel rooms give you comfort in the heart of the nation’s capital. Accommodation with necessary notes of vibrancy, there’s a sense of chic that’s hard not to appreciate. We’re offering comfort with a capital C and an experience to keep you switched on.
When you choose Crowne Plaza Hotel Canberra you’ll find a warm welcome with friendly staff, spacious and comfortable Canberra accommodation, and everything you need to make your leisure trip a success, including spacious accommodation, panoramic park views and a covid safe environment.
Crowne Plaza Canberra is your perfect gateway to an incredible range of experiences at some of Canberra’s most iconic and well-loved destinations.
East Hotel is an award winning hotel in the heart of Canberra boasting a 140 room boutique style property with the design and interior to match. The best part about East Hotel is the passion, customer service and accessibility focus which explains why it is the number one property on Tripadvisor.
The Australian National Botanic Gardens maintains a scientific collection of native plants from all parts of Australia. The plants are displayed for the enjoyment and education of visitors and are used for research into plant classification and biology. A herbarium of preserved plant specimens is closely associated with the living collection.
The Gardens also cultivates plants threatened in the wild. This helps protect them against extinction and provides information which might assist reintroduction to their natural habitat.
The National Arboretum Canberra is a mosaic of living forests and gardens offering breathtaking views, unique experiences, and a world-class entertainment and events hub including the award-winning Margaret Whitlam Pavilion and the popular Village Centre.
With over 44,000 rare and endangered trees across a 250-hectare site, the Arboretum is a place of beauty, conservation, science research, education, tourism and recreation.
Whether you are a professional on the slopes, a newbie to the sport, or enjoy a pint by the fire accompanied by a tasty slice of woodfired pizza, then Vertikal is your place.
We love the mountains just as much as you do. That’s why we are making the slopes more accessible! We want to heighten the experience for when you do manage to get to the snow.
Ski and board all year ’round, have fun, keep fit and experience your own little piece of alpine life right here in Canberra.
Daily domestic services are available to Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne or fly direct from Canberra to Perth, Darwin, Adelaide, Newcastle with connecting flights to Ballina Byron, Port Macquarie, Hobart and the Gold Coast.
Canberra Airport is serviced by Qantas, Virgin, Jetstar, Rex Airlines, Fly Pelican and Link Airways.