Area Attractions

Take advantage by escaping between worlds, as there is plenty to keep you occupied while visiting Hyatt Hotel Canberra. Canberra offers a great range of attractions and experiences all within close proximity to our hotel.  Whether you're an exercise enthusiast, a shopping buff, a visitor to museums and galleries or a relaxation addict, we've got just the right activity for you and your family. 

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, 2600



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National Library of Australia

The library is home to one of the world’s most remarkable collections of material relating to Australia and Australia’s people, from historic maps to manuscripts.

National Gallery of Australia

The National Gallery’s evolving collection of over 155,000 works of art, created by more than 15,000 artists, includes the world’s largest collection of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art. The collection represents the whole of Australian art, modern art worldwide, particularly from Europe and America and art from across Asia and the Pacific.

The National Museum of Australia

The museum explores key issues, people, and events that have shaped Australia’s social history. The museum profiles 50,000 years of Indigenous heritage, settlement since 1788 and key events including Federation and the Sydney 2000 Olympics. The museum holds the world's largest collection of Aboriginal bark paintings and stone tools, the heart of champion racehorse Phar Lap and the Holden prototype No. 1 car.

The National Portrait Gallery

The gallery is a collection of over 400 portraits of prominent Australians. Famous to notorious, remarkable to glorious. Check out some of the people and artists who have shaped our national identity.


Westfield Woden

Westfield Woden Plaza is a large shopping centre located in the Woden Town Centre of Phillip of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory. The centre comprises four anchor tenants - David Jones, Big W, Coles and Woolworths - and more than 250 other retail, leisure, and dining outlets.

Canberra Outlet Centre

Canberra Outlet Centre offers up to 70% off across all factory and home-center retailers with some of Australia’s top fashion brands.

Culinary Scene

Historic Sites and Monuments

Parliament House

Parliament House, also referred to as Capital Hill or simply Parliament, is the meeting place of the Parliament of Australia, and the seat of the legislative branch of the Australian Government. Located in Canberra, the Parliament building is situated on the southern apex of the Parliamentary Triangle atop Capital Hill, at the meeting point of Commonwealth, Adelaide, Canberra and Kings Avenue enclosed by the State Circle.

Family Activities

Parks and Recreation

Lake Burley Griffin

Lake Burley Griffin (the Lake) is Canberra's centrepiece and a significant number of national institutions, parks and national public places are located on or near its shores and is an integral part of Canberra’s design and is a vital element in the plan for the nation’s capital. The Lake dams the Molonglo River between Scrivener Dam and the Dairy Road Bridge.

Australian National Botanic Gardens

Nestled in the foothills of Black Mountain, the Australian National Botanic Gardens is the perfect retreat from the rush of city life. Go to the Gardens, breathe in the fresh air, listen to the birds and watch the trees sway with the breeze. Take a stroll beneath the canopy of the Rainforest Gully, enjoy a coffee or a massage, and leave feeling rejuvenated. With over 4,500 species on display, the Gardens is the only place where you can see the true variety of native Australian plants in one location.