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134期平码三中三: Australian Capital Territory

Taste the finest wines of the region

A cool climate, varied vineyard elevations and different soil types have made the Australian Capital Territory an ideal spot for winemaking. Sangiovese, riesling, chardonnay, pinot noir, merlot, shiraz, tempranillo and rare varieties such as grüner veltliner are all produced in this region. Home to 140 vineyards and more than 30 boutique cellar doors, a visit to the wineries is a perfect way to spend an afternoon. Experience the philosophy of dining from paddock to plate at Pialligo Estate where you can indulge in seasonal food and sensational wines in a relaxed environment.

Canberra's flourishing foodie scene

In recent years, the Australian Capital Territory's food scene has gained national attention for its emerging gastronomy. From fine dining to cheap eats, tapas and casual dining, there's a breadth of culinary experiences on offer here, including the multi-award-winning restaurant Monster Kitchen and Bar, as well as the world's best coffee (2015 world champion barista, Sasa Sestic is based in the Australian Capital Territory and you can try his specialty roasted coffee beans at ONA Coffee). It's not all expensive, either – some of Canberra's best meals are  very affordably priced. 

Take a hot air balloon flight over a city

For the best views of the Australian Capital Territory, take a hot air balloon flight over the city of Canberra at dawn. It is fairly unusual to be able to hot air balloon over a city, as the balloons require sufficient grassed areas to be able to land no matter where the wind direction takes them. But Canberra's open spaces and parkland area make this possible year round. Once a year, the Territory also holds an annual celebration of the area's ballooning community at the Canberra Balloon Spectacular event.

Get to know the galleries and museums

Explore the world’s largest collection of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artworks at the National Gallery of Australia, learn about the war experiences that helped shape Australia at the Australian War Memorial and get an understanding of Australia's social and political history at The Museum of Australian Democracy which is housed in one of the nation's most iconic buildings, Old Parliament House. 

Explore the natural surroundings

Discover the pristine bushland and fascinating history of Namadgi National Park, experience an alpine adventure year round at Corin Forest, and see koalas, kangaroos, possums, reptiles and more at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve. For a wildlife experience with a difference, there is also Jamala Wildlife Lodge. Located in the middle of Canberra inside the National Zoo and Aquarium, the five-star stay offers treehouse suites adjacent to the giraffe enclosure and jungle bungalows – luxury king-size suites with glass walls adjoining the habitats of lions, cheetahs, tiger, brown bears or, depending on the room, perhaps even a Malayan sun bear.

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