Personalised Tours

Let us create the perfect Canberra tour for you.

Canberra Secret’s premium offering, an exclusive personalised, private tour taking you to the things that interest you most.

Tour itinerary — tell us what you’d like to see and do.

Tour length — whatever you like.

Cost determined by what you’d like to see and do. Talk to us.

Entertaining tour with bestselling author, Marg Wade.

COVID Safety procedures.


Ideal for the discerning traveller, corporate or diplomatic sector.

Author, and Canberra identity Marg Wade, will tailor a premium 5 star tour especially for you or your group. You may wish to see behind-the-scenes, enjoy private viewings, incorporate top-quality visits to Canberra’s best sights and experiences, and be welcomed at Canberra’s top restaurants and wineries. Whatever you are looking for, simply contact us to discuss your requirements.

What sets Canberra Secrets Exclusive personalised tours apart from others?

  • You’ll discover and see quirky things about Canberra that you won’t learn from anywhere else.
  • Top service, latest information, entertaining narrative, fascinating back stories and you’ll tap into Marg Wade’s expertise and wealth of contacts to create a tour like no other. But most importantly, you’ll have fun!

Stuck for ideas?

How about something like this?

 ‘See real Australia…’

This tour could include a visit to Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve, a leisurely 45 minute drive out of Canberra city. Also included is a visit to the Canberra Deep Space Communication Centre, one of NASA’s three space centres locations around the world. A visit to a local sheep farm is a truly Australian experience where guests can witness the sheep dogs rounding up, and working the sheep, a sheep shearing demonstration and opportunity to chat with the farmer about life on an Australian sheep farm. Kangaroo spotting is also mandatory, along with the possibility of seeing other wildlife along the way. This day will be remembered fondly as ‘seeing real Australia’. 

Funky Foodie Tour

Far from the image of politicians and roundabouts, Canberra has a funky side and fabulous eating establishments just waiting to be discovered. Join this tour to learn a little of the city’s history in a most unexpected place, explore some hidden alleyway artworks and enjoy sensationally tasty treats on the way. History buffs, food lovers and those seeking to unearth some of the city’s best kept secrets will love this easy walking tour through the city centre and the hipster suburb of Braddon. 

Tour includes all food and drink along with informed and entertaining comment. Short distances walked at a time, with breaks in between. 

Canberra Region Winery Tour

Canberra district produces some highly acclaimed wines. Many local wineries have won numerous awards and gained impressive reviews, and their wines are increasing in popularity in Australia and overseas. Wineries within the Canberra wine district are all within a 35-minute drive from Canberra. Canberra Secrets Personalised Tours can tailor a wine tour for you, taking you to some of Canberra’s best wineries. Relax and enjoy the scenery, savour the wines and discover of different side of Canberra!

Gallery Gallivants Tour 

Canberra is a city of fabulous galleries. The well-known galleries offer much to see and experience, but there are also wonderful galleries highlighting local talent, that are tucked away within the suburbs. This tour takes in visiting some of Canberra’s hidden gallery secrets, with each gallery offering unique opportunity to meet the owner or manager, for a special gallery introduction and viewing.

Canberra’s premium personalised tour

You will experience a fabulous Canberra guided tour, tailored just for you, created by bestselling author and award-winning tour operator, Marg Wade.

Marg Wade knows Canberra and its secrets. I had the pleasure of taking a private tour with Marg and 5 of my friends. Marg’s knowledge, detailed stories and anecdotes kept us all fascinated. I would thoroughly recommend anyone who is travelling to Canberra and has a bit of time, to contact Marg for a private tour.
Jason D TripAdvisor, Nov 2020
Don’t know where to start?

Optional extras could include:

  • Making your own silver pendant with a leading silversmith
  • Exclusive brewery and gin distillery tour
  • Winery tour into Canberra’s award-winning wine region
  • Foodie walking tour
  • Exclusive visit to Canberra’s smallest gallery, or the pick of Canberra’s galleries and art installations
  • Light lunch — or why not upgrade to a premium two- or three-course lunch in one of Canberra’s top-rated restaurants; perhaps a delightful rural setting or local winery; or maybe a relaxed tapas-style lunch with a choice of over 150 different gins?
  • Secret shopping tour
  • Or just let us design your perfect tour — the choice is limitless!

Hosted by Canberra’s Leading Expert

marg wadeMarg Wade is recognised as the leading expert in the national capital and the surrounding area. A regular on local radio and bestselling author of ‘Canberra Secrets’ the definitive book on the capital, now in its third edition.


Morning cuppa. Water on board.


Canberra Secrets Personalised Tours vehicle is modern, comfortable, and seats seven passengers. If you have a bigger group, we get a bigger vehicle.