Journey through the southeast Australian region know as Capital Country and experience why Canberra was chosen as the site for a fledgling nation’s capital city in 1908.
Historic towns, 20,000 years of Indigenous habitation, alpine national parks, fertile cool-climate land and outstanding produce make it an ideal place for a getaway.
Base yourself in Canberra to explore the Capital Country region, offering world-class arts and crafts, historic villages, stunning nature and gourmet delights, all within an hour and a half’s drive from Canberra.
Journey along the Poacher’s Way, developed by a group of people bound by a common inspiration derived from their land and lifestyle. Rejuvenate in charming bed and breakfast accommodation, indulge in replenishing spa treatments, savour gourmet food, wine and collect the works of exceptional artisans.
Visit the birthplace of the world’s greatest cricket batsman, Sir Donald Bradman, at the Bradman Museum in Bowral and contemplate magnificent rainforests and waterfalls in Moreton National Park or Kangaroo Valley near Moss Vale in the Southern Highlands.
Drive through wine country to the historic towns of Braidwood and Bungendore to visit beautiful churches, old time pubs, galleries and antique stores then admire the stunning woodwork at the award-winning Bungendore Wood Works Gallery. This is a popular way to travel to the Sapphire and South Coasts of NSW.