8 days in Australian Capital Territory Itinerary

8 days in Australian Capital Territory Itinerary

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8 days in Australian Capital Territory Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  26​h
1
Canberra
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  26​h
End: New York City

5
nights
Canberra

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Escape the urban bustle at Floriade and Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Australian War Memorial and Questacon. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Lake Burley Griffin, take in the dramatic natural features at National Rock Garden, identify plant and animal life at Mulligans Flat Woodland Sanctuary, and take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Australia.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Canberra trip tool .

New York City, USA to Canberra is an approximately 26-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Canberra is 15 hours. While traveling from New York City, expect much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Canberra, ranging from highs of 82°F to lows of 54°F. On the 4th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Canberra

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Pierces Creek Forest
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 4:
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
National Gallery of Australia ©
National Gallery of Australia
Questacon ©
Questacon

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