If you’re wondering where to take the new wheels for a spin, we’ve put together a route from Northside to Southside with the best spots to stop along the way.
Lyneham Dickson Wetlands:
The recent rain has rejuvenated the wetlands and provided a perfect time to explore the area. With a wide variety of birds, plants and fish the wetlands are a slice of nature right in the city. The recently built footpaths that surround the area are a good place to practice with your scooter before you get ready to take them on the road.
Take a ride through Canberra’s oldest university grounds and check out some of Australia’s finest examples of mid-century and modern architecture. The quiet roads and footpaths are ideal for families who want to ride together away from too much traffic. The revitalised Kambri precinct has a wide array of food and drink options where you can stop off to recharge before you scoot off.
New Acton Precinct:
The New Acton Precinct is an easy next stop for scooting enthusiasts. Breeze by public artworks and check out the architecturally awarded Nishi building. Be sure to stop by at Ovolo Hotel who have created a speciality picnic hamper you can take on your scooter with you!
ANZAC parade Memorials:
ANZAC parade provides a perfect loop for riders right in the heart of the city. Learn about Australia’s military history as you make easy stops along the parade at the various ANZAC memorials. If you’re in need of a quick coffee discover the many cafes right next to the parade that have sprung up around the C5 precinct.
Bridge to Bridge Lake Burley Griffin:
The iconic bridge to bridge path around the lake has never been easier or more enjoyable than on a E-scooter. Regatta point provides some of the best Instagram backdrops to stop for a picture and the NGA’s sculpture garden right next to the lake has free entry to a world-renowned works. Riders are advised though that you may find yourself going a bit slower in this high-traffic area, with the scooters speed capped at 15 km’s in the parliamentary triangle.
If you’re in need of a restorative drink after your scooter exploration, Kingston foreshore is the perfect spot to drop off your ride and kick back with a cocktail as you watch the sunset over Lake Burley Griffin. With plenty of outdoor dining options available the foreshore is an idyllic location to cap off your adventure.