Canberra: Our Family Guide

Parliament House handball

A game of handball at Parliament House


We love visits to Canberra, and the top rating post on this blog is actually our overview of the top 15 things to do in Canberra with kids.

Here’s a list of the blog posts we have written about Canberra, with details about what each post covers.

Happy reading!


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The POD playground – read more below

Things To Do On A Weekend Trip To Canberra

We describe visits to:

  • Cockington Green
  • The National Museum of Australia
  • Shopping at Canberra Centre
  • A Cycle Around Lake Burley Griffin
  • The Old Bus Depot Markets
  • Lunch at Ivy and the Fox

Click here to read Things To Do On A Weekend Trip To Canberra 


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The Australian War Memorial

Four Highlights From Our Family Trip To Canberra

Read detailed information and advice about:

  • The Australian War Memorial – the highlight
  • Questacon
  • The National Museum of Australia
  • Parliament House

Check out the Four Canberra highlights post here.


Frugii has Canberra’s best ice cream

Canberra: Sleeping and eating and ice cream!

This post covers weekend visit we did and includes:

  • Frugii Dessert Laboratory- Canberra’s best ice cream
  • Avenue Hotel family review
  • The Hamlet for eating out – food trucks and cafes

Read all about these places here.

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Canberra’s Best Park and Playgrounds

Get the children outdoors and running around at one of canberra’s magnificent playgrounds and parks. Excellent places for picnics as well as play. There really are some excellent spots for tots and their families here.

Read all about Canberra’s best playgrounds here.

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Boundless playground in Canberra


The Novotel Canberra: Our Family Review

A detailed review of this very central, family-friendly Canberra hotel.

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The pool at the Novotel


15 Things To Do In Canberra With Kids

An overview of all the best things to do in Canberra with kids.


Road Trip: Sydney to Canberra by Car With Kids

Everything you need to know about the drive between Sydney and Canberra, loo stops, food stops, the lot is on this Canberra road trip post here.


7 Tips for Family Trips to Canberra

Things to think about before you go, read the Canberra planning tips here.


So that’s the lot so far…. I keep thinking that I could make all these posts into one huge and totally comprehensive guide to Canberra… one day!

Have you visited Canberra?

What’s your top tip for newbies?


Seana xx


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Posted on: April 21, 2017

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