Spending time outside can lead to significant mental and physical health benefits, even just spending time in the sunshine can help you to destress and increase your mood. Many think you have to spend money and book a trip away for this, but Canberra has many outdoor activities available that are sure you have you feeling great and appreciating the great outdoors! Move away from your devices and head outside with one of these great activities.


Glamping in Tidbinbilla

The ultimate outdoor sleepover is just around the corner at A Wild Night Out in Tidbinbilla. Take the whole family for an overnight experience like no other with a glamorous tent, fireside fun, engaging ranger activities and native wildlife encounters. You will also have the chance to explore the nature reserve and learn about the diversity of wildlife in the area and understand the culture of the traditional country of the Ngunnawal people as well as seeing some awesome wildlife.


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Balloon Flights  

Float over the beautiful Canberra landscape and spectacular landmarks with Balloon Aloft’s air balloon rides. Arrive half an hour before sunrise, so by the time you’re up in the air the sun begins to fill the valley with soft morning light, showcasing Canberra’s great outdoors from new heights.


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Paddle on Lake Burley Griffin 

Pick a perfect sunny day and paddle on calm waters on Lake Burley Griffin. The Paddle Club at Yarralumla Bay offers stand up paddle board and single and double kayaks for hire during seven months of the year. It’s the perfect way to have fun with friends and family while you soak up some vitamin D.


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Autumn is the best time to experience Canberra by water and set sail around Lake Burley Griffin with GoBoat. Bring your family and friends, pack a picnic with your favourite food and drinks, and spend a perfect sunny day sailing around as you please!


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Segway Tours

Want to see everything Canberra has to offer but only have one day to do it? Or do you just need a reminder of all the beauty that lives right here in the Capital? Lucky for you Seg Glide Ride tours can take you on a tour around Lake Burley Griffin and areas of the Parliamentary Zone where you’ll stop past famous landmarks and iconic buildings.


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