Your choice your venues, 5 1/2 hours
This tour will give you a really good insight into the National Capital. We'll build the tour very much with your interests in mind. Mount Ainslie, Marion Mahoney Lookout is probably the great idea. Beyond that, let's work out which of the many attractions interest you the most. In 5. 5 hours we can include overview insights into 3-4 national buildings. I look forward to helping you design your best tour:
Parliament House, the nations Parliament and People's buiding;
Museum of Democracy at Old Parliament House, charting Australia's take on democracy;
The National Gallery of Australia and Sculpture Gardens;
The High Court of Australia, defending the Constitution;
The National Portrait Gallery, famous and infamous Australian characters;
Reconciliation Walk and Place, a walk through the heart of Canberra;
The National Library and Treasures Gallery, our published heritage;
The National Museum of Australia, our social history;
The Australian War Memorial, a sacred history for the nation during times of war.
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: 5 hours 30 min.
This will be a tailored tour exclusive to you and we can work out the details when you get in touch.
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.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
55 AUD - For a light lunch and transport component for each person on the tour.
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 is a really great guide. She is very accommodative and knowledgable. I would definitely recommend her for the city day tour.
Jay Mi Tan