Canberra




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Oh, Canberra. You’ve got it quite rough from tourists, but especially from locals who seem to wonder why it would ever be on anyone’s Australia itinerary. It certainly doesn’t have a big party scene, or hot beaches to laze away on, but it does have the charms and merits needed to warrant a stop. It is, after all, the nation’s […]

Things to Do in Canberra



Floriade Festival
It’s just one of many, many flower and nature festivals that are out to kick-off the spring season in Australia. Floriade takes place annually in Canberra, the nation’s capital city, and is the largest event of its kind in the country featuring glorious beds of flowers, live entertainment and art, such as sculptures, throughout. The festival brings tourists in from […]

Floriade Festival in Canberra


Canberra, the nation’s capital, is usually less of a major destination for tourists as it is for business travelers and locals. For those that do make it, however, can experience nature in the Botanic Gardens or history through the museums and monuments that are scattered about. For wildlife, there’s the National Aquarium and Wildlife Park to experience. Even though it […]

Budget Airlines that Fly to Canberra


Canberra, being the capital of Australia, is home to a number of foreign embassies and high commissions. It is located in the Australia Capital Territory (ACT), which is about 290 kilometers southwest of Sydney. Foreign embassies and high commissions can help travelers from those countries with certain passport and visa issues (i.e. renewing passports), while they can also help travelers […]

Embassies and High Commissions in Canberra



The New Zealand High Commission is located in Canberra on Commonwealth Avenue. New Zealand High Commission Commonwealth Avenue Canberra ACT 2600 Telephone: +61 -(0)2 – 6270 4211 Fax: +61 -(0)2 – 6273 3194 Email: [email protected] General opening hours are from 8:45am to 5:00pm Monday to Friday. You can find more details and information on the official website. View Larger Map

New Zealand High Commission in Canberra


The Embassy of Ireland is located on Arkana Street in Canberra. Embassy of Ireland 20 Arkana Street Yarralumla ACT 2600 Telephone: +61 2 6273 3022 Fax: +61 2 6273 3741 General opening hours are from 9.30am to 12.45pm and from 2.00pm to 4.00pm Monday to Friday. Telephone lines are open Monday to Friday from 9.30am to 12.45 pm. You can […]

Embassy of Ireland in Canberra


The South African High Commission is located in Canberra on Corner State Circle. South African High Commission Corner State Circle and Rhodes Place Yarralumla 2600 ACT Telephone: +61 02 6272 7300 Fax: +61 02 6273 3203 Email: [email protected] General opening hours are from 8.30am to 1.00pm and from 1.45pm to 5.00pm Monday to Friday. Consular working hours are from 8.30am […]

South African High Commission in Canberra



The British High Commission in Canberra is located on Commonwealth Avenue. British High Commission Canberra Commonwealth Avenue Yarralumla ACT 2600 Telephone: (02) 6270 6666 (not for passport / visa inquiries) Fax: (02) 6273 3236 Email: [email protected] General opening hours are from 8:45am to 12:30pm and 1:30pm to 5:00pm Monday to Friday. You can find more details and information on the […]

British High Commission in Canberra