Visit Canberra, the nation's capital, and venture through this city built for the people and their government. Take a day trip from Sydney to visit the political heart of Australia. The architectural style in the city of Canberra is very modern among a backdrop of picturesque lakesides and gardens. This high-tech city is the seat of Parliament and home of superb national monuments, museums, and galleries.
On this comprehensive tour of Canberra, you will have the chance to visit the historic township of Berrima, and see Lake George on the way to the capital city. Take in the panoramic views of Canberra and the surrounding areas from the summit of Mount Ainslie. Inside the city, enjoy a guided tour of the Australian War Memorial, and listen as your guide explains the history of the ANZACs as you travel along the boulevard dedicated to the participants of all conflicts.
Take a guided tour of the National Gallery of Australia, followed by a private guided tour of the spectacular Australian Parliament building. If you are lucky, you may even get the chance to view the upper or lower Houses of Parliament, if they are in session. See "The Lodge," the residence of the Prime Minister, and the many embassies and foreign diplomatic residences in the capital city. Along the way, you'll see memorial fountains, galleries, the National Library, Carillion's bell tower, and the High Court of Australia. This Canberra tour is a lovely way to spend the day relaxing and learning about the city that makes it all happen.