Australian Capital Territory Flights Packages
Flying into the ACT on a flight package deal, the visitor is entranced by the mountainous terrain risings from the surrounding country to cradle the ACT. The most uniquely modern capital of any nation in the world, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory is a modern masterpiece, set in Country that has been home to Indigenous people for 21, 000 years.
Just right for visitors to the National Convention Centre, ACT flight and accommodation package deals are available to suit every budget for the delegate; with the Casino Canberra close at hand to while away some relaxation time watching the gamblers taking a chance or more profitably to learn of the impact European settlement had on the original owners of Country, the Indigenous people and then to view the actual design of Canberra as created by Walter Burley Griffin.
The planning vision of Walter Burley Griffin, one of the greatest architects of the 20th century is evidenced in the elegance of Canberra, without doubt, one of the most liveable cities in the world and the dynamic heart of the Australian Capital Territory and capital city of Australia. An ACT flight and hotel package will take the traveller to wide roads, easily accessed by circular roads embrace the city, and attractive tree lined streets with Canberra separated by a beautiful lake and the massive Captain Cook Memorial Water Jet. Along the shore of beautiful Lake Burley Griffin springtime sees magnificent cherry trees in flower lining its banks, these were donated to Australia by the Japanese Embassy as a gesture of friendship and as the blossoms fall, the lake side ground is carpeted in pink.
From Lake Burley Griffin, the visitor on a flight package to the ACT can perhaps take the self guided Lakeside Walk to the National Gallery the National Library, the largest reference library in the country with more than 6,000000 books or to the High Court of Australia with notable murals by muralist Jan Senbergs telling of history and the role of the Territories and States in Federation; or perhaps wander around Stirling Park or enjoy the pleasures of the Royal Canberra Golf Course.
An ACT flight and accommodation package deal to Canberra will delight the family who chooses to visit the many attractions the ACT has to offer, such as interactive exhibits at Questacon, the National Museum of Australia with state of the art technology celebrating all things Australian. Sports fans can visit the Australian Institute of Sport to be taken by one of the sportsmen guides to learn how the elite sportspersons are trained in superb conditions; other options in Canberra is the opportunity to make your own unique coin in the Royal Australian Mint or take a hike 195 mtrs above the top of Black Mountain to experience splendid Canberra vistas from the viewing platform.
Flight package deals including accommodation in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) can take the visitor to observe the splendid Australian Parliament when it is in session and to look directly out beyond ANZAC Parade and Lake Burley Griffin to The Australian War Memorial. An outstandingly elegant high Art Deco building, the Australian War Memorial houses some 20 galleries of fantastic displays and diorama, with full sized war birds and on going son et lumiere displays.
The exquisite Hall of Memory is a most endearingly beautiful tribute to the people who gave their lives in war. Stained glass windows, evocative of the ?qualities that make a Mate? and Art Deco style mural works by Napier Waller of the service men and women of the 1940?s era and the magnificent domed ceiling, soaring above give the Hall of Memory an aura of wonder. Napier Waller lost an arm in WW1 and relearned his art, using one hand only to create the masterpieces.
Visitors flock to Canberra for Floriade in September to October, with massed flower beds of tulips, exhibitions and all things horticultural on the banks of Lake Burley Griffin and to see the magnificent colours of autumn as the trees change colour and when booking package deals including flights to Australian Capital Territory (ACT) and accommodation, Canberra is also the perfect stop of for the Australian snow fields only 2 hours away.
The many embassies of different countries with Ambassadors in Australia are another attractions for the visitors with Australia Capital Territory flight and accommodation packages to see the various embassies that vie for originality and splendour in the Canberra suburbs of Forrest and Yarralumla, where the Prime Ministers Canberra residence is also located. A different village which is visited very often is the Canberra village of Cockington Green; a miniature village with a miniature steam train ride that passes the village green complete with cricket match and other little wonders for the traveller on an ACT flight package deal to enjoy and then to visit the National Dinosaur Museum nearby to view full sized fossilised dinosaurs.
Many exciting events draw visitors to the ACT throughout the year; an ACT flight package with hotel is just right for the motor head for the Summernats Car Festival, when the city is full of mean cruise machines in January and in February the National Multicultural Festival is a showcase of the cultures represented in Canberra with art and performance and food celebrated; while in March, the Autumn Balloon Spectacular brings the skies alive with vibrant colours as massed hot air balloons take flight in Canberra from the Old Parliament House.
The vibrant cafe society of Canberra bears out the cosmopolitan population of the city with menus to suit everyone from uber luxurious restaurants to trendy cafes and the travellers on a budget can take advantage of a Discover Australia ACT flight and self catering accommodation package deal in Canberra to cook up a storm using delightful fresh local produce purchased at one of the Canberra markets, such as the Sunday Old Bus Depot Markets and a purchase made on a visit to one of the many cold climate Canberra winery cellar doors will complement the meal