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There is no other city in Australia that can exemplify the country's place in the global society like Canberra. Melbourne was replaced by Canberra as Australia's capital in 1913, and the city was masterfully designed according to a stringent plan. The city is home to numerous attractions, each contributing a piece to the story of this magnificent nation. It is also home to numerous national monuments and institutions, some of which are designed to be symbols of architectural poetry. Canberra hosts museums, galleries, hotels and overlooks the shores of Lake Burley.

  • Stop over at the National Museum of Australia in Canberra and get to see the priceless artistic treasures; the museum features a diverse collection with items varying from classic cars to historical paintings.
  • Enjoy a tour of the Australian War Memorial; the tours are free and last about 90 minutes, taking visitors through an emotional journey of reminiscence and a history of Australia.
  • Travellers should also visit Canberra's Big Splash Waterpark on Catchpole Street, which offers guests 5 heated pools and 8 thrilling waterslides; it is the only one of its kind in the city.

Travelling to Canberra is simple. The city is serviced by Canberra International Airport, a major transit hub that is serviced by global carriers. Upon arrival at the airport, the city centre is just 9 kilometres away. Travellers should use the bus terminal at Catalina, which is located just outside the airport. Airport shuttles are also available during peak travel times that may take visitors to the city centre. The city is serviced by local ACTION buses, which provide routes to most local attractions. Cycling is popular within the city, and bicycles are available for rent

What travelers to Civic are saying

We used taxis between sights which became expensive with a $5 flagfall and an extra $3 to be dropped off in the Parliament House carpark and then another $3 when we left. I'm sure the taxis aren't ther for longer than the initial payment for 2...
B.C.B. 1 Jun 2015
Beautiful city--will definitely go back
R 12 Sep 2015

Hotels in Civic

Recommended hotels

From US$95

1 Crowne Plaza CANBERRA

4 stars
4.3 / 5 59 reviews

1 Binara Street Map

Crowne Plaza Hotel Canberra welcomes travellers with cosy accommodations while visiting the bustling capital of Australia. Apart from marveling at the architecture of National Carillion Tower and... More

There is a reason we always stay here in Canberra. The service, staff, amenities were top-notch. The location is great, a short stroll to the Theatre Royal and just a slightly longer walk to the...
5 Oct 2015
From US$88

2 Mantra On Northbourne Canberra

4 stars
4.3 / 5 88 reviews

84 Northbourne Avenue Map

Includes Breakfast

Whether in the Australian capital for business or leisure, urbane travellers find an ideal base in the stylish accommodations of centrally located Mantra On Northbourne Canberra. This sophisticated... More

great base to get out to the snowy mountains
Great hotel at a good price. Plenty of room for the family and good facilities. The sofa bed wasn't that comfortable but did the job for a few nights. Shame parking was extra but it often is at...
25 Aug 2015
From US$112

3 BreakFree Capital Tower Canberra

4 stars
3.9 / 5 32 reviews

2 Marcus Clarke Street Map

With comfortable accommodations, central location and views of Lake Burley Griffin, BreakFree Capital Tower Canberra makes for an ideal base for travellers while in the Australian capital. Tourists... More

Great location and value
Although not as flashy as the new hotel hotel and vibe hotel, this is still a great place to stay. The best feature of this hotel is the location. It is so close to everything - Newacton, CBD,...
28 Jan 2016
From US$127

4 Clifton Suites on Northbourne

4 stars
4.3 / 5 91 reviews

100 Northbourne Avenue Map

Book Now & Save, Family Getaway Package

Whether visiting Canberra for business or vacation, chic travellers find modern and elegant accommodations at Clifton Suites On Northbourne. While visiting the Australia capital, tourists can check... More

Excellent as usual
Always stay here in Canberra, huge rooms, plenty of parking, well maintained and clean, what more could you want
7 Feb 2016
From US$98

5 Peppers Gallery Hotel

4 stars
4.5 / 5 128 reviews


Offering a wonderful blend of business and recreation facilities, the Peppers Gallery Hotel is your ideal choice for a great vacation in the colourful city of Canberra that houses amazing natural... More

Fabulous overnighter
An excellent hotel for either the business traveller or for the holidaymaker - if only I had more time to enjoy the hotel and its surrounds including the 200+ artworks. Polite, approachable and...
25 Nov 2015
From US$141

6 Quest Apartments Canberra

4 stars
4.4 / 5 5 reviews

28 West Row Map

Last Minute City Deal

Strategically located within close proximity to the Parliament House of Australia in the capital city of Canberra, Quest Canberra Serviced Apartment offers holidaymakers and business travellers... More

From US$108

7 Avenue Hotel Canberra

4 stars
4.5 / 5 25 reviews

80 Northbourne Avenue Map

Family Fun Inc Questacon Pass + Breakfast

Featuring luxurious spaces conveniently positioned along a major travel road, Avenue Hotel Canberra makes for an ideal base for tourists exploring Canberra. This opulent hotel in this part of... More

Canberra Get Away
The Avenue hotel is located in walking distance to great restaurants, cafes and bars. This is a ideal hotel for families and couples who are looking at get away to the nations capital.
30 Jan 2016
From US$105

8 QT Canberra

4 stars
4.0 / 5 91 reviews


QT Canberra makes for an ideal city base for business and leisure travellers with chic and modern accommodations in the heart of Canberra. Tourists in the Australia capital can have an educational... More

It was very disappointing-- I expected a better quality hotel. It was poor value for money. Overpriced for the quality.
13 Sep 2015
From US$110

9 Novotel Canberra

4 stars
4.5 / 5 127 reviews

65 Northbourne Avenue Map

Rate includes Breakfast

Whether in the Australia capital for business or leisure, travellers find ideal base in the comfortable accommodations, contemporary design and strategic location of Novotel Hotel Canberra. This... More

Trip to the national capital
Hotel in a perfect location and absolutely quiet - no outside noise heard from inside. Staff very helpful. No free wifi. Room for 4 but only 2 chairs ! Would definitely use again. Very happy.
13 Oct 2015
From US$106

10 Medina Serviced Apartments Canberra, James Court

3 stars
4.0 / 5 84 reviews

74 Northbourne Avenue Map

Stay 3 Nights & Save 15%

Featuring stylish apartments set in a convenient city location, Medina Serviced Apartments Canberra, James Court (Formerly Adina) creates luxurious base for corporate and leisure visitors... More

Short stay
At nice clean 2 bedroom apt at good location. Good staff. Mc cafe at door step.
29 Jan 2016
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