Canberra & surrounds

The capital of cool

Australia’s national capital is an exciting meeting point of world-class art, awe-inspiring nature and acclaimed food and wine sourced from the surrounding wine region. The added bonus? It's just a hop, skip and a jump away from Sydney and many other NSW regions. Find day trips, road trips and much more below.  

Southern Tablelands Trails
Uncover the region's many charms on a curated day trip

Escape the city at these stylish stays


Outdoor adventures near Canberra


Getting there

Canberra is an easy three-hour drive from Sydney. There are also daily train and coach services, and the journey takes 3.5 to four hours. You can fly into Canberra Airport and hire a car to explore the region. There’s a huge range of accommodation in the capital from luxury hotels and serviced apartments to budget-friendly motels, caravan parks and B&Bs.