Canberra Hotels near O'Connor
The Canberra suburb known as O'Connor was named for Judge Richard Edward O'Connor, a founder of the Australian constitution. Its streets are named for pioneers, legislators, and flora. In the centre of O'Connor are the Tocumwal Houses, a series of ex-government houses that were transplanted to O'Connor during a housing shortage in the Canberra area. O'Connor has its own shopping centre as well as a number of great little restaurants and pubs. All in all, O'Connor is a lovely part of Canberra that mixes the city with beautiful open spaces and friendly people. ... Read more »
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- Take a leisurely walk through the O'Connor Ridge nature preserve, a part of the Canberra Nature Park preserve, where you can enjoy the trees and the hills and perhaps catch a glimpse of local wildlife.
- Watch a game and cheer for your favourite Canberra team at the Australian Institute of Sport, where you can see a game of cricket, rugby, or soccer.
- Eat some fish and chips at Flatheads, a local restaurant that is very popular with the O'Connor locals and with the lucky visitors that come across it.
Visitors can fly in to any of the major international airports in Australia, and then book a domestic flight to Canberra Airport if necessary. The airport is only about fifteen minutes away by car and car hire kiosks are within the airport. If you prefer, you can take a taxi or the Airliner, a bus that operates during the week. Once in the city, driving is the most convenient mode of transportation but the Action bus is an inexpensive way around the city. Line 6 takes visitors to O’Connor. Better yet, hire a bike and go cycling around the city.« Hide