Lake Burley Griffin is ideal for sailing. While it is possible to rent boats and row around the lake, taking one of the scenic Lake Burley Griffin Cruises allows plenty of time to take photographs and see the sights in comfort.
Mount Stromlo Observatory
Located on Cotter Road, Mount Stromlo Observatory is the leading astronomical observatory in Australia. Star gazers will want to visit on Saturday nights to take part in the public star gazing event.
Held in February, Multicultural Festival features a large number of events such as concerts and competitions. One of the main attractions is the International Food Fare, which is comprised of more than 200 different stalls.
There are a large number of wineries around Canberra and visitors can visit the vines. Guided tours are also available at many wineries, with wine tasting included in the deal.
Many of Canberra's pubs, bars and nightclubs are open 24 hours, meaning that those who want to party will always find something going on here. The Woden Town district is popular with music lovers as live bands regularly perform in the district's large bars and restaurants.