Funky City Walking Tour

Canberra is a funky little city with lots of hidden gems and secrets tucked within. Join a passionate Canberran to discover some of these around the city centre.

This tour is conducted on a demand basis, minimum of 6 people required. Why not get your private group together and start discovering?! 

Private groups, on demand

Relaxed/easy 1–2 km walk

$75 per person for guided tour, coffee, delicious treats

For your safety, we travel with your own group only

Entertaining tour with bestselling author, Marg Wade

Optional extras: gin or wine tasting

COVID Safety procedures

Get a group together for this tour

We start at Baileys Corner, Corner London Circuit and East Row, Canberra City, and finish either in the city centre or in Braddon.
Note: a minimum of 6 bookings is required for this tour to run.


This 2 to 2 and a half hour easy walking tour takes in the very essence of the city with some Canberra cafe favourites, quirky places, hidden galleries, a dash of street art and more.

 You will gain local insight, learn a little history and enjoy tasty treats. Visitors and locals alike will enjoy the ‘wow’ experience on this tour. If you are visiting, new to Canberra or have lived here 50 years, we guarantee you will discover things on our tour that you never knew.

You could also team your Funky City Walking Tour with an optional Gin or Martini Tasting in a secret location, hosted by Canberra’s very own effervescent and entertaining Martini Whisperer,  or a tasting of local wines with a wine expert. Let’s talk!

This is a perfect tour for up to 20 participants. Get your private group together! We can also tailor your tour to suit. 

Quirky secrets on the streets

Did you know about Canberra’s streetart party or the city’s hidden galleries, one that is holding a special gift to all Australians? The location of Canberra’s first al fresco dining cafe and the tribulations behind setting it up? Where Canberra’s smallest (nano) brewery is? (Would you like to taste?) Want good coffee and yummy treats? Or just want to enjoy discovering a an unexpected Canberra? Then get a group together and come along and experience this eclectic walking tour.

What You Should Bring



Wear comfortable shoes

Wear sunscreen

Be ready for some fun!

Hosted by Canberra’s Leading Expert

Marg 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.