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Family Entertainment Tour in Gold Creek (Self Guided), Canberra

Gold Creek is a small village situated near Canberra. It's also the perfect place to take the whole family for outdoor recreation, with a number of great parks, museums and gardens to choose from. Take our tour to discover Gold Creek's top attractions.
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Family Entertainment Tour in Gold Creek Map

Guide Name: Family Entertainment Tour in Gold Creek
Guide Location: Australia » Canberra (See other walking tours in Canberra)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.7 Km or 0.4 Miles
Author: nataly
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • National Dinosaur Museum
  • Cockington Green Gardens
  • Aboriginal Dreamings Gallery
  • Aarwun Gallery
  • Canberra Walk-In Aviaries
  • The Australian Reptile Center
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National Dinosaur Museum

1) National Dinosaur Museum (must see)

The National Dinosaur Museum is the southern hemisphere's largest permanent display of prehistoric material, located in Gold Creek Village near Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia. The museum's exhibition follows the evolution of all life, with a particular focus on dinosaurs. With an annual patronage of 55,000 visitors, the museum is ranked among the most popular attractions in the region. The attached gift shop stocks a wide selection of fossils and ships all over the world. Established in 1993, the museum has been steadily improved and updated since its conception. It offers palaeontology displays that keep up with changes in the science.

Operation Hours: Monday - Sunday 10 am - 5 pm.
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Cockington Green Gardens

2) Cockington Green Gardens (must see)

At Cockington Green Gardens, you can go all over the entire world. This delightful place has miniature buildings from more than 30 countries. All the miniature buildings are surrounded by colorful and beautiful gardens. This amazing attraction has been a treat for visitors for more than 30 years.
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Aboriginal Dreamings Gallery

3) Aboriginal Dreamings Gallery

The Aboriginal Dreamings Gallery offers a large range of best authentic Aboriginal paintings, jewelry and many other beautiful handmade objects. All the items presented in the gallery are unique, and will remind you about Australia and its wonderful people.

Hours: Monday to Friday by appointment; Saturday and Sunday 11am - 4pm
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Aarwun Gallery

4) Aarwun Gallery

The Aarwun Gallery is located just near Cockington Green Gardens. It hosts exhibitions of talented and famous artists from the Aboriginal communities and the wider Australian community. Admire or buy unique jewelry, woodworks, ceramics and bronze objects here - amazing pictures and authentic prints are available.

Operation Hours: Monday - Sunday: 10 am - 5 pm;
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Canberra Walk-In Aviaries

5) Canberra Walk-In Aviaries (must see)

Spread over an extensive territory, the Canberra Walk-In Aviaries is a wonderful place for the entire family. You’ll have an opportunity to admire and feed over 500 birds from Australia and all over the world. You can also learn about the birds and even build a birdhouse for the beautiful and friendly parrots and finches.
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The Australian Reptile Center

6) The Australian Reptile Center (must see)

The Australian Reptile Center boasts an impressive number of Australian reptiles and amphibians, as well some exotic species. Apart from being a feast for the eyes, a visit here has an educational value too, as the friendly staff are on hand to tell you the story of each animal.

Walking Tours in Canberra, Australia

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Create Your Own Walk in Canberra

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Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.1 Km or 1.3 Miles
Canberra Downtown Introduction Walk

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Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.8 Km or 2.4 Miles
Places of Worship in Canberra

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Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.2 Km or 2 Miles
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Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.6 Km or 1.6 Miles
Memorial Walking Tour in Canberra

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Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.4 Km or 2.1 Miles