Highlights Tour

Showcasing Canberra’s attractions and the city sights — and you’ll discover the ‘secrets’ and quirky stories that unlock Canberra’s heart and soul. Canberra’s highest-rated guided tour.

Daily, on demand

1pm to 5.30pm (half day) 9.30am to 5.30pm (full day) Tell us which you prefer.

$189 per person half day, $225 per person full day, families from $550 (includes pickup from city hotels)

Entertaining tour with bestselling author, Marg Wade

Half Day or Full Day

Scheduled Pickups From City Hotels Available upon Request.
Note: Our tours always have fresh, current content and are not a cookie-cutter approach!


You will experience a fabulous Canberra guided tour by a local who is passionate about Canberra. You’ll see the best of Canberra, and have fun. Tours are tweaked to suit and may include:

  • Viewing national attractions including Parliament House, Australian War Memorial, Museum of Australian Democracy, National Museum, National Gallery, Portrait Gallery, National Library, Questacon, National Carillon, Royal Australian Mint — and guided tours through some of these
  • Question time at Parliament House (when Parliament is sitting)
  • Viewing the Parliamentary Triangle and Canberra’s embassies
  • Taking in the glorious view from Mt Ainslie
  • Learning about Canberra’s cultural, natural and pioneering heritage
  • Viewing memorials on Anzac Parade
  • Spotting kangaroos, especially for our international friends
  • City architecture
  • Experiencing the very moving Last Post-closing ceremony at the Australian War Memorial
  • And lots more!
A 'Must' for Visitors to Canberra

Each tour provides you with your own unique experience.

You’ll see the sights but also discover the ‘secrets’ and the quirky back stories that are little known, behind the scenes.

What You Should Bring
Wear comfortable shoes
Wear sunscreen
Be ready for some fun!

Hosted by Canberra’s Leading Expert

marg wade

This is a premium product with Canberra’s best tour guide, the author of three editions of Canberra Secrets, a hugely successful guidebook to the capital.

Marg knows Canberra so well, you can also hear her regularly sharing Canberra secrets on local radio stations, ABC, 2CC and 2CA.

You’ll discover Canberra that that will leave you saying ‘Wow, this is brilliant, I didn’t know that!’


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

Ask Marg:

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