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Canberra Vacation Package Deals

Start making plans on your exciting Canberra adventure! Let the travel gurus at Orbitz create irrestistible flight and hotel options.

Think of all the cash you'll save by packaging your bookings. Pick out your preferred hotels, rental cars, airfares and experiences and you could save up to $369^!

And it gets better — if you have no clue who to fly with or where you'll stay, our ever-expanding database has no less than 500,000 worldwide hotels and 500 airline partners. All you need to do is choose!

There are endless available options to design your own remarkable vacation, no matter your interests, budget or needs.

Canberra Travel Guide

Where is Canberra?

Before you take off on your adventure to Canberra, it's probably a good idea to find out where it is first. (It could also spare you some embarrassment when your friends ask exactly where you're going!)

It's the national capital of Australia and about 120 miles to the southwest of the significant city of Wollongong.

The population of this area of Australian Capital Territory is around 370,000.

Places to Visit in Canberra

Don't plan a trip to Canberra without seeing much-loved attractions like the Australian War Memorial and the National Gallery of Australia. Not your style? Don't stress — you're spoiled for choice here. Some more fine options are the National Museum of Australia and the National Zoo and Aquarium.

Tour Old Parliament House to experience the area's interesting political history. Want some more options? Take a walk through the stunning gardens of Australian National Botanic Gardens. Admire the wide array of plants, see if you can spot some birds or simply relax under the trees. But wait, there's more! Whether you're young or old, you will be sure to enjoy the hands-on scientific exhibits at Questacon.

Car Rentals in Canberra

Pump up the volume on your favorite driving tunes and see Canberra from the freedom of your own set of wheels. You'll find some of the most affordable car rentals in Canberra on Orbitz.

Grab your keys directly from Canberra International Airport and avoid the stress of catching an expensive taxi to your hotel. Budget and Firefly are just a hop, skip and jump away from the main arrival hall. Also consider Alamo Rent A Car and Enterprise.

Renting a car right from the middle of the city is a convenient option if you're staying nearby. Take a look at Europcar, situated at Novotel Hotel - 65 Northbourne Ave. If there's nothing that ticks all your boxes there, Budget at 17 Lonsdale Street Braddon is worth checking out.

Where to stay in Canberra – Hotel Accommodation

Book a room through Orbitz and start creating your hassle-free trip to Australia's capital. With no less than 93 hotels in Canberra, you won't have any troubles.

We'll try to make organizing your vacation as simple as possible. Recommended accommodations include the Jamala Wildlife Lodge and Hyatt Hotel Canberra - a Park Hyatt.

Nearest Airports to Canberra

Hoping to jump on a plane to Canberra? If so, you'll probably want to know a thing or two about the most convenient airport, Canberra International Airport (CBR). It's positioned 4 miles to the southeast of the downtown area. Prepare to land and hit the streets soon after!

Popular Places to Visit Near Canberra

If you've explored all there is to explore in Canberra and have more time up your sleeve, don't fret! Just 18 miles away is Jeir, and you definitely won't be bored here. If you want to make a day of it, stop by the Murrumbateman Winery in the morning. Next head on over to the Clonakilla Wines and the Jeir Creek Winery. Murrumbateman is another neighbouring destination situated just 20 miles away. This place features the Dionysus Winery, the Four Winds Vineyard and the Eden Road Wines.

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Perks, like complimentary breakfast and Wi-Fi, at Orbitz Rewards VIP Hotels are available to all platinum and gold members. Interested? Just book four nights for gold status and 12 nights for platinum status in a year. And how do you redeem? You can make use of your Orbitz Rewards points on your next booking — it's that simple!

No Cancellation Fees

Whether you've had a complete turnaround or your plans have veered off-course for some other reason, we won't slap you with a fee if you have to cancel or adjust your booking.^ As we can't say the same for your chosen hotel or airline, it's wise to check with them as soon as possible.

Top Rated Hotels for your Canberra Vacation

Deco Hotel
Deco Hotel
4.0 out of 5.0 214 Northbourne Avenue, Braddon, ACT
Free Cancellation
$82
5.0/5 (1 reviews)

Property is new and centrally located. Liked the size of our 1 bedroom apartment and the use of technology in the room (integrated into iPad). Only downside was parking was additional ($10 per night)

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2019
Deco Hotel features a 24-hour fitness center, free WiFi in public areas, and coffee in a common area. If you drive, self parking is AUD 15 per night, or you ...
Novotel Canberra
Novotel Canberra
4.5 out of 5.0 65 Northbourne Avenue, Canberra, ACT
Free Cancellation
$86
4.0/5 (1 reviews)

It is in a great location, just close to the central bus station. Please book with the breakfast as it is really a 4 Stars quality breakfast with many choices.

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2018
At Novotel Canberra, guests enjoy an indoor pool, a health club, and a spa tub. Self parking is available for AUD 27 per night. The 24-hour front desk has multilingual ...
Pacific Suites Canberra
Pacific Suites Canberra
4.5 out of 5.0 100 Northbourne Avenue, Braddon, ACT
Free Cancellation
$96
5.0/5 (3 reviews)

Had me and my wife and 2 year old and my elderly parents in the family suite which is a 2 bedroom and 2 bathroom room. We had 3 single beds and they split the queen into 2 singles for my parents. Great room, lots of space. Only wish they had A/C in the bedrooms instead of just the living room. Comfortable, ...

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2017
At Pacific Suites Canberra, guests enjoy an outdoor pool, a fitness center, and free WiFi in public areas. Self parking is available for AUD 15 per night. The ...

Things To Do during your Canberra Vacation

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^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.