Take a tour of the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) and learn about life as an elite athlete and their secrets to sporting success.
A short 10 minute drive from the AIS will take you to Cockington Green Gardens, a world of miniature wonder filled with famous replica buildings from around the world and perfectly landscaped gardens.
Take a side trip and discover the Poachers Way, a self drive trail featuring some of the best cool climate wines and dining in the country.
End your Canberra journey by meeting a cheetah, hand feeding a Sun Bear, or getting up close and personal with a pride of white lions at Australia’s only combined Zoo and Aquarium.
Extend your trip at the zoo’s Jamala Wildlife Lodge for a once in a lifetime experience at Australia’s first luxury wildlife lodge including the opportunity to sleep next to some of the planet’s most exotic animals.
- Go on an athlete-guided tour of the Australian Institute of Sport and learn what it takes to be a world champion.
- Tower over famous miniature buildings from around the world and ride the mini steam train at Cockington Green Gardens.
- Dine at an old country smokehouse, learn the secrets of chocolate making or visit a cool climate winery along the Poachers Way.
- Be a zoo keeper for a day, pat a shark, look a big cat in the eye or handfeed a giraffe or bear at the National Zoo & Aquarium.