Treat your family to a fun-filled Canberra getaway this winter!
Canberra is bustling once again and this winter will be different from 2020. Expect local sporting events, the return of The Civic outdoor ice rink and winter wonderland, plus an exclusive show from Australia’s most successful musical duo.
So whether you are passing through overnight on your way to the Snowy Mountains or basing yourself in the central cbd to immerse the family in all our delights, we're here to help you relax and unwind!
Take a break from everyday and treat your family at Crowne Plaza, your central base for your Canberra family accommodation.
Questacon – The National Science and Technology Centre
With over 200 interactive exhibits to explore, across eight themed galleries, there’s something for visitors of all ages to enjoy. Free-fall down a six metre slide, freeze your own shadow, experience an earthquake or challenge a robot to a game of air hockey. The youngest scientists will enjoy Mini Q as they play, discover and learn in a gallery specifically for 0-6 year olds.
No visit to Questacon is complete without watching—or even starring in— a Spectacular Science Show. These entertaining shows change daily and feature explosive demonstrations that will have you on the edge of your seat.
Experience Vertical Indoor Snow Sports
The alpine experience right here in Canberra! Ski and board all year 'round, learn from scratch or master your skills, keep fit, and have fun. Whether you are a professional on the slopes, a newbie to the sport, or enjoy a pint by the fire accompanied by a tasty slice of woodfired pizza, then Vertikal is your place. Located in Fyshwick, a short via Morshead Dr, this is the perfect afternoon away with the little ones.
Interactive prices commence from $64 for children and $80 per adult.
NRL 2021 – Raiders v Broncos
Brisbane fans travelling to the nations capital? The Canberra Raiders are back in action against the Brisbane Broncos this Queens Birthday long-weekend! Both sides will be striving to secure a crucial victory. With a new coach at the helm in 2021, the Broncos will come to the ACT desperate to improve on their form to start the season.
Tickets are currently on sale from $15 per adult - general admission. Brisbane fans can enjoy allocation in the away supporters bay from $30 per adult.
The Veronicas long-awaited GODZILLA V HUMAN tour
Identical twins Lisa and Jessica Origlasso are set to grace the stages of Australia once again this June with a series of 12 independent shows. In what will be their first national tour in six years, The Veronicas will play at the Canberra Theatre Centre on Tuesday 15 June.
Tickets are currently on sale from $85.90 pr person, plus handling fees. A Reserve Aisle Seats are selling fast!
*Note: Canberra Theatre Centre is currently operating at 100% capacity, in line with state government regulations.
Canberra stopover to Snowy Mountains or Corin Forest
Temperatures are dropping so it's time to secure your snow based opportunities for winter! Travelling from Sydney or the Hunter Region? We have your overnight stop over covered!
With its close proximity to the NSW Snowy Mountains, Canberra is the ideal stopover to have a break or base yourself from day trips to Corin Forrest Mountain Resort. With Snowfall flowing as far south as Charlotte Pass in early April, expect another bumber of a season. Secure 15% off your family accommodation per person.
Return of Winter Wonderland and Ice Rink
A Winter Festival in the city is returning this year after the pandemic put the event on ice in 2020, with innovation themes. The Civic outdoor ice rink and winter wonderland will be back between Friday 25 June to Sunday 11 July to align with the ACT school holidays.
Lookout for Wintervention to return to Civic Square these school holidays!
As the world adjusts to new travel norms and expectations, we’re enhancing the experience for you.
Book with confidence with flexible packages.