Looking for a happening place in Australia for your next trip? Whether you have been to Canberra or not, it is one of the best places to explore almost anytime throughout the year. If you are looking for a drier season then plan your trip in between December and February when it is summer season there and the weather remains dry. Also during this period you can take delight in adventurous water sports and various outdoor activities as well.
You can also plan your visit to Canberra in December if you want to take part in the Christmas celebrations there. During this time you will find the city decorated with lights along with locals enjoying the festive season in their own unique way.
So if you are planning your Canberra visit during December then take a look at some of the best things you can do here.
There are numerous attractions and lovely experiences in Canberra that keeps everyone engaged. Also Canberra accommodation options are plenty that make it a traveller friendly place. And when it comes to accommodation, nothing can beat the experience that motels in Canberra offer like ours i.e. Hamilton’s Queanbeyan Motel. If you want to spend some peaceful time in the city devoid of the hustle, then you can choose a motel in Queanbeyan for stay.
Best Things to Do in December
Parliament House Tour
Touring the Parliament House is something that comes into everyone’s mind. The Parliament House opened on 9th May 1988 by Queen of Australia, Elizabeth II, is the hub of Australian political action. It remains open from Monday to Sunday and timings are 9 am to 5 pm. With its incredible backdrop and an iconic building Parliament House of Australia is one of the must visit places in Canberra. Also, you can gain knowledge about the unique political system of Australia here. Beside the Parliament House, you can also visit the National Museum of Australia, the National Gallery of Australia and the Australian War Memorial. Also there is Lake Burley Griffin, an artificial lake that is located in the center of Canberra bordered by museums and galleries.
Hot Air Balloon
If you want to take delight in Canberra from atop, then hot air balloons ride is one of the most adventurous ways available for you at Balloon Aloft Canberra. It opens at 9 am and closes by 5 pm every day. So get ready to enjoy the breathtaking views of the capital city from the sky!
If you love shopping then The Old Bus Depot Market in Canberra is your best bet. You can discover a number of items here that include cookware, organic staples, coffee and hipster clothes. Moreover, it is the best place for socializing. What makes this place more interesting is that in a magnificent old industrial building you get a chance to experience unlimited sounds, colors, taste and ambiance at Canberra.
Canberra is no doubt a paradise for foodies! You can find a number of family-friendly restaurants, sweet delights, local cafes, outstanding coffee places and fine dining restaurants here. We at Hamilton’s Queanbeyan Motel would suggest you try truffles and handcrafted beers during your Canberra trip in December.
So book your stay with us, your ultimate Canberra accommodation today and we assure you a pleasant stay at the best price in the capital city.