Canberra

CANBERRA ICONS - Parliament House & Politics

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Disembarking the train in Yass Junction, you’ll be transferred by coach to Canberra and the nation’s political hotseat – Parliament House. Dining in the Great Hall is quite an experience and you’ll be treated to a lavish lunch before embarking on an extended tour of Parliament House. Get lost in the history, the people and the scandals that make Parliament House a fascinating place to visit.

Learn more about the building’s architecture and arts and the intricacies of working in such a dynamic building. Chances are you’ll leave with a greater appreciation for this cultural icon and historical institute.

Tour duration is approximately 8 hours.

Recommended Fitness level: Low.

PLEASE NOTE: Personal identification for entry into Parliament House. It is recommended to bring water along.

CANBERRA ICONS - Lest We Forget

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After a sumptuous lunch in the Great Hall of Parliament House, you’ll be transferred to one of the country’s most significant and sacred cultural institutions – the Australian War Memorial. With so many collections and important stories to hear, you’d be forgiven for feeling a little overwhelmed, but our guide will ensure you make the most of your time here on our private tour.

A sombre experience but also a testament to the sacrifice and resilience of Australia’s men and women who contributed to the war effort. After transferring to Goulburn Station, you’ll re-board the train in time for dinner and to compare the day’s events with your fellow train guests.

Tour duration is approximately 8 hours.

Recommended Fitness level: Low.

PLEASE NOTE: Personal identification for entry into Parliament House. It is recommended to bring water along.

CANBERRA ICONS - Historical Brushstrokes

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Set yourself up for the day with a delectable lunch in the Great Hall of Parliament House with fellow train guests before setting off for an afternoon of culture. Visiting both Old Parliament House and the National Portrait Gallery, you’ll experience two of Canberra’s premier cultural institutions.

Step back in time to when this heritage-listed building was Australia’s seat of democracy and learn about some of the major events to take place including Australia’s declaration of war on Japan and Prime Minister Gough Whitlam’s dismissal. At the National Portrait Gallery, be captivated by the talent that has captured some of Australia’s most prominent leaders, celebrities and historical figures in portrait. After an action-packed day, you’ll transfer back to Goulbourn Station ready to board the train for dinner.

Tour duration is approximately 8 hours.

Recommended Fitness level: Low.

PLEASE NOTE: Personal identification for entry into Parliament House. It is recommended to bring water along.