Canberra Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Sightseeing Tour

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Joel Fulleda

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See the best of Canberra on this hop-on hop-off bus tour of Australia's capital. See Australia's most treasured attractions, most of which are free to enter, including the Houses of Parliament, Australian War Memorial, National Gallery of Australia, National Center for Science and Technology, High Court of Australia and the National Museum of Australia.


  • Done in English
  • Instant confirmation
  • Several departures to choose from, all day long
  • Flexibility to adapt the itinerary to your preferences

Take the Explorer Bus, with expert commentary, it's the perfect way to see as much of this leafy city whenever you want.

Attractions visited by the Explorer Bus include (in chronological order): Australian War Memorial, National Capital Fairgrounds, Lake Burley Griffin / Captain Cook Fountain, Questacon (The National Center for Science and Technology), National Gallery of Australia, High Court of Australia, House of Parliament, Old House of Parliament and Embassies and National Museum of Australia.

Bus timetables:
The hop-on hop-off bus will pick up at the following locations and times. Be ready 10 minutes before departure at each stop and report to the driver.

  • Departure downtown, Northbourne Avenue: 9:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 12:45 p.m., 14:30 p.m.
  • Australian War Memorial (free admission)
  • Questacon – The National Science and Technology Center
  • National Portrait Gallery (free entry)
  • National Gallery of Australia
  • High Court of Australia (free admission)
  • House of Parliament (free entry)
  • Former House of Parliament
  • The wealth
  • National Museum of Australia (free entry)
  • Arrival back to downtown and AJ: 12:10 p.m., 13:35 p.m., 14:10 p.m., 15:10 p.m., 16:20 p.m.

Detailed schedule

Starting point :


Tour departs from Platform 11, Avenue 59 Northbourne, Canberra, outside Student Flights Travel Agency

Departure time :
Downtown pickups are at 9:30am, 11:00am, 12:45pm and 14:30pm. Last drop off in Canberra city center is at 16pm

Stops / Attractions include:

  • Australian War Memorial
  • Questacon
  • National Portrait Gallery
  • High Court
  • National Gallery of Australia
  • House of Parliament
  • Former House of Parliament
  • The wealth
  • The National Museum of Australia
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