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Canberra and Region Visitors Centre

Town: Parkes

Address: 98 Barrine Drive, Parkes, 2600, ACT

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The Canberra and Region Visitors Centre sits within the Regatta Point precinct, boasting one of Canberra’s best views. Look out over Lake Burley Griffin towards a range of iconic national attractions including Parliament House, the National Gallery of Australia, the National Library of Australia and Questacon.

Purchase local and regional wines, beer, and spirits. Pick up designer merchandise, jewellery and souvenirs from local makers, and peruse a range of maps and books, kids’ treats and toys. You can also find the entire range of CBR merchandise boasting quality made hoodies, shirts and beanies, stationery, reusable coffee cups and more.

Chat to the friendly staff and volunteers. They’re a wealth of local knowledge, offering valuable insights to help you get the most from your stay, whether it’s a last-minute accommodation deal or tips about cool new cafes. See for yourself why the Canberra and Region Visitors Centre won Gold at the 2023 Australian Tourism Awards!

Wanting to experience scenic Lake Burley Griffin on two wheels? Brompton bikes are available to hire from the Canberra and Region Visitors Centre for a different way to see the city.

Canberra’s official and fully accredited tourism information centre is operated by VisitCanberra for the benefit of tourists and locals.

Limited free parking available, along with designated free parking for caravans, camper trailers, coaches and RVs.



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