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Canberra Centre - Canberra's premier fashion centre is found at the Canberra Centre whose emphasis is almost completely on clothing. The mall features countless fashion and accessory stores and more than 180 specialty stores and restaurants for shoppers to peruse through. There is something for everyone here, especially those that are more fashion conscious.

Fyshwick Markets - Shopping has never been as pleasant or entertaining as it is at Fyshwick Markets. Shoppers can find the freshest fruits and vegetables, the highest quality meats and the finest seafood fish shops featuring seafood flown in fresh daily. Also to be found here is an organic stall offering produce straight from the farm, most of it locally grown, an Asian food outlet, pet shop, nursery and more.

Tuggeranong Hyperdome - Tuggeranong Hyperdome is one of the biggest and newest shopping centres offering shoppers over 160 shops. Stores come in all varieties and there is even a choice of three supermarkets to shop in. The mall also offers 20 restaurants, a cinema complex, several major department stores and a variety of specialty boutiques.

Canberra Activities

Royal Canberra Royal Canberra is a fantastic show of livestock and more including horse show jumping, the best rose and the biggest pumpkin displays, sheep shearing demonstrations and the famous Grand Parade. Children will enjoy the animal nursery where they can view ducklings, lambs and more and even learn how to milk a cow.

National Aquarium and Wildlife Park Visitors of the National Aquarium and Wildlife Park can view many species of animals and sea life while aboard a train as it makes its way through the amazing park. A must for animal lovers, the park is home to friendly kangaroos and emus, which can be touched, koalas, penguins and more. Take a walk through the underwater tunnel filled with tropical marine life including a Reef Shark and sting-rays.

Grand Prix Karting Race in the safety of Grand Prix Karting, an indoor go-kart track that is hailed as having the fastest karts in the Australian Capital Territory. Young children can ride on slower karts or family members can race together in one of the dual karts. After all of the excitement enjoy a barbecue at the outdoor facilities or relax in the entertainment area.

Canberra Restaurants and Bars

Canberra Restaurants

Juniperberry - Juniperberry has won the prestigious catering contract at the National Gallery of Australia for its fine and modern European creations. Sit outdoors and enjoy the sculptured garden complete with a romantic pond. The chef uses local organic produce which is the perfect compliment to the extensive wine list. Choose from seafood, wild game, chicken, beef, kangaroo and vegetarian dishes.

Turkish Pide House - Enjoy great cuisine at reasonable prices at the popular Turkish Pide House. While waiting for your table, browse through the selections available at the front takeaway counter featuring such delicious items such as baked pies, breads and dips

A Foreign Affair - A Foreign Affair is an award winning restaurant featuring delicious Italian cuisine. The restaurant overlooks busy Franklin Street, perfect for people watching. Enjoy homemade risottos and pastas as well as roasted veal and fish dishes.

Canberra children's activities

Royal Canberra Royal Canberra is a fantastic show of livestock and more including horse show jumping, the best rose and the biggest pumpkin displays, sheep shearing demonstrations and the famous Grand Parade. Children will enjoy the animal nursery where they can view ducklings, lambs and more and even learn how to milk a cow.

National Aquarium and Wildlife Park Visitors of the National Aquarium and Wildlife Park can view many species of animals and sea life while aboard a train as it makes its way through the amazing park. A must for animal lovers, the park is home to friendly kangaroos and emus, which can be touched, koalas, penguins and more. Take a walk through the underwater tunnel filled with tropical marine life including a Reef Shark and sting-rays.

Grand Prix Karting Race in the safety of Grand Prix Karting, an indoor go-kart track that is hailed as having the fastest karts in the Australian Capital Territory. Young children can ride on slower karts or family members can race together in one of the dual karts. After all of the excitement enjoy a barbecue at the outdoor facilities or relax in the entertainment area.

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