Thank You Canberra

Thank You Canberra

Owner of Canberra Secrets Personalised Tours, Marg Wade, was thrilled to be announced the winner of the Micro Business Award in the 2019 Canberra Women in Business Awards. Pictured here is Marg Wade, second from left, along with winners of all categories of the...
National Capital Exhibition at Regatta Point

National Capital Exhibition at Regatta Point

The National Capital Exhibition at Regatta Point is the best place to begin a sightseeing tour of Canberra. The facility displays Walter Burley Griffin’s plan of Canberra and the subsequent development of the city. The National Capital Exhibition holds a number of...
National Carillon

National Carillon

Standing 50 metres above Aspen Island in Kings Park is the National Carillon. The National Carillon was a gift from the British Government to celebrate Canberra’s 50th birthday. The word carillon comes from the old French quarregnon, and means ‘bells on four towers,’...
Captain Cook Memorial Jet and Globe

Captain Cook Memorial Jet and Globe

The Captain Cook Memorial Jet and Globe, located just down the hill from the National Capital Exhibition at Regatta Point commemorate the Bicentenary of Captain Cook’s discovery of the east coast of Australia. The jet, (currently out of action) is modelled on the...

Canadian Flagpole

The Canadian Flagpole at Regatta Point, has a delightful history. It is a 39 metre (150 foot) single spar of Douglas Fir and weighs 7.1 tonnes. It was a gift from the Canadian Government in 1957 and was offered to Australia as a memento of the visit of the Canadian...