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Canberra Day Trip from Sydney

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USD 132.08
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Explore beautiful Canberra, Australia’s capital city, on a full-day trip from Sydney. Visit famous sights including the Australian War Memorial, Parliament House, National Museum and the Lodge, home to the Prime Minister. Enjoy guided tours of key sights along with plenty of stops for photo ops in one of the few planned cities in the world, designed by visionary architects. Check out the charming town of Sutton Forest and get spectacular views from Mt Ainslie as you approach the city.
  • Inclusion of all entrance fees means no waiting in line to buy tickets
  • Guided commentary allows you to learn as much as possible about Canberra
  • Round-trip transportation from Sydney eliminates the need to rent a car
  • Private tours allow for personalized attention from your guide
What to Expect
Begin your day in Canberra with convenient pickup at your hotel, where you'll board a climate-controlled coach for the 3-hour ride to Canberra. About halfway there, stop in the charming town of Sutton Forest for a quick break. Enjoy the fact that you're not driving or navigating and save your attention for Australia's capital city. Once in Canberra, you'll have plenty of energy to explore highlights, such as the Australian War Memorial, National Art Gallery or National Museum of Australia (depending on the exhibit), and a private guided tour of Parliament House. On the way back to Sydney, make a quick stop at Mount Ainslie for landscape photos of the city, make a dinner stop (own expense) and enjoy drop-off back at your hotel.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We pickup from Sheraton on the Park Sydney- Castlereagh St
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Professional Driver/Guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Selected hotel pickup and drop-off
  • WiFi on board
  • Restroom on board
  • Guided tours of Australian War Memorial, Parliament House and National Museum of Australia
  • Entry/Admission - National Museum of Australia
  • Entry/Admission - Australian Parliament House
  • Entry/Admission - Australian War Memorial
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them board and disembark
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Please note that no bags or backpacks allowed in the War Memorial
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 48 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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A very worthwhile daylong excursion from Sydney to visit Australia's beautiful capital and tour some of the important sites there. The bus is comfortable and the driver gives commentary along the way. A local guide walks you through the War Memorial, the legislature, and a
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We had a great visit in Canberra, but we did know it would be a long drive. However, the guide was full of interesting information about the country and its capital. He broke up the drive with stops at cool little spots. The Australian War Memorial was moving and full of
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The tour of the Australian War memorial, the Australian museum followed by the tour of Parliament was superb. The highlight for me was seeing a live Parliamentary Session. The drive back and forth from Sydney can be a little tiring. We slept on the way back. the tour guide from
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Response from rdsydney, Guest Relations Manager at Canberra Day Trip from Sydney
Responded 3 Sep. 2018
Good Afternoon Joshua, Thanks for taking the time to review our Canberra Tour. We are glad to hear that you had a great time on board with Peter. It is a bit of a drive from Sydney to Canberra, unfortunately there is nothing we can to do help this! But we hope that Peter's commentary on board was informative and helped the driving time pass quite quickly for you! Thanks again for your lovely comments which we will pass onto Peter on your behalf. Kind Regards, Gray Line Sydney Team
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Beware. Its more than 3 hours from Sydney. Went there last Jan 31, 2018 I think. It was our 3rd time in Sydney and we have done the blue mountain tours and hunter valley tours. We had an extra day and wanted to go somewhere new. The long trip was bearable because we had a
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Response from GrayLineSydney, Guest Relations Manager at Canberra Day Trip from Sydney
Responded 29 Apr. 2018
Good Afternoon Mark, Thank you for taking the time to review our Canberra Tour. It is a very action packed day with a lot of travel time and meant for those would like to have the opportunity to visit the Nations Capital when they only have a limited amount of time. There is so much to see and do in Canberra so we try to give our passengers a taste of as much as possible in the time allowed. I will pass on your comments regarding the guide not introducing themselves with the operator in Canberra on our behalf, despite this hicccup though we are so glad to hear you enjoyed Canberra as it is a place that not as many visitors to Sydney get the chance to visit! Thanks again and we hope to see you again the next time you are in Sydney - even though you may have run out of tours to try :-) Kind Regards, Gray Line Sydney Team
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Stephen the driver is reliable and friendly. Australia day in Canberra is amazing. Good excellent and amazing.
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Response from GrayLineSydney, Guest Relations Manager at Canberra Day Trip from Sydney
Responded 28 Feb. 2018
Good Afternoon, Thank you very much for your positive review of our Canberra Day Tour. We love to hear when our guests have had a great time on board Gray Line Sydney and it's great that you were able to explore an area of Australia that many tourists don't get the change to see! Thank you for your lovely feedback regarding our driver guide Stephen. We will definitely pass this on and I’m sure he will be very grateful. Once again we thank you for taking the time to review our tour and we hope to see you on board with us again soon! Kind Regards, Gray Line Sydney Team
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Key Details
  • Duration: 13h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
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