Canberra Overview Tour


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City, First Time Visitor, Local Experience, Museums / Culture


Kid Friendly: Yes. This tour is very family friendly. I tailor the tour to include any young people from those in prams to teenagers. There are plenty of opportunities for letting off steam and kid's usually love it.

Friendly: Yes.
If you have a motorised wheelchair this tour is easy to complete. If you require a pusher, it would be quite strenuous for the pusher. It is not suitable for people using a walking frame.

Maximum travelers: 10



English (fluent), French (conversational), German (fluent), Spanish (basic)

Best walking Tour to get to know Australia's Capital - 2.5 - 3 hours

Parliament House, National Icons and fabulous views.

Start from the Federation Stone right in front of Parliament House. We tour inside Parliament House - if the House is in session, I will be able to get you a seat in the Public Galleries to witness the action. The views from the roof are spectacular. We walk down Federation Mall past Old Parliament House, now the Museum of Australian Democracy, the Aboriginal Tent Embassy - you'll be fascinated by this. The National Library with its Treasures Gallery, the thought provoking sculptures of Reconciliation Walk, the High Court, the lake shore, the National Gallery Sculpture Garden and a couple of our best pieces of Art are included.

I'll help you interpret and get to know Australia a bit more. I look forward to the privilege of meeting you.


You visit Parliament House and take in many of the national icons of the Parliamentary Zone: National Library, High Court, National Gallery and all the interesting linking paths with their sculptures.
In case of bad weather we spend more time inside and less outside.
Generally wear sun-block and a hat or a rain jacket if it looks like rain. Please wear comfortable shoes.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Federation Stone, Federation Mall, directly in front of Parliament House, Canberra.
You can park on Federation Mall or in the car park underneath Parliament House, or you can arrive by bus or taxi at the bus stop adjacent to the Federation Stone.

End location: Federation Mall, near your car or back at the bust stop or as arranged with you.

Duration: 2 hours 30 min.

The weather on the day may influence the amount of time we spend inside buildings or outside.


Walking, light to moderate. There is some sitting and where we walk is mostly level. We cover about 3k or 2miles.

What’s Included

Other: My time and the itinerary as described. As it is a private tour the exact itinerary is flexible and can be altered to suit the interest of the visitor(s).

Estimated Local Cash Needed

10 AUD - If the client wishes to purchase a snack or drink during the tour.

What’s Extra

Other: Any items or purchases of a personal nature are not included in the tour price.


I am not licensed to drive a vehicle for hire or reward. I can drive a private vehicle that you provide as a courtesy. No money is taken for driving. These days, catching an Uber between venues is a good inexpensive option.

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Kerstin's is committed to her clients and their needs, she is very knowledgeable, organised and has a great energy. Terrific value for money Jo Beetham
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