When you take a trip to Canberra, prepare for one good thing
after another. Because whether it’s world-class wining and dining, iconic
national treasures or breathtaking natural beauty, everything you’re after is
there and just moments away.
Spring is the perfect time to enjoy a mini-break in the national capital, so come and let our beautiful city surprise you with new experiences and hidden gems.
Getting to Floriade
If you’re coming from interstate or from overseas Canberra Airport is a short 20 minute drive from Floriade. International flights to Canberra are available with both Singapore Airlines and Qatar. Daily domestic flights are also available to Canberra with Qantas, Virgin Australia, TigerAir and FlyPelican. Driving to Canberra is a breeze. Australia’s capital is a three hour drive from Sydney and an eight hour drive from Melbourne.
Once in Canberra, find out more about getting to Floriade here, including details on where to park and alternate methods of transport.
Or, stay an extra night or two and explore the wider Canberra region. From the picture perfect beaches of the coast, to the rural charms of the countryside, Canberra is a great place to base yourself while taking in the best the region has to offer.
The Canberra region has so much to offer food and wine lovers. Delve into an array of stylish restaurants, bars and shops brimming with local produce and wine and chat to local winemakers at their cellar door — there are more than 33 wineries in a picturesque rural setting just 35 minutes drive from the city.
During spring Canberra will be showcasing some of the best events, exhibitions and shows – it’s the perfect time to plan your visit. Dream big as DreamWorks Animation: The Exhibition (20 September 2019 – 2 February 2020) comes to the National Museum of Australia, or enjoy a little piece of Broadway is coming to Canberra Theatre, as West Side Story (10-27 October) brings this tragic love story to the stage. To see what else is on, head to visitcanberra.com.au