From skating on an outdoor ice rink to watching Australia's elite athletes training in their final weeks of preparation for the London 2012 Olympics at the Australian Institute of Sport, Canberra offers plenty of fun experiences to keep kids entertained.
Throughout July experience Skate in the City - an outdoor ice rink in the heart of the city offering both skate and show packages.
Head indoors to the ever popular Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre and sample the new Excite@Q gallery. The little thrill seeker in the family can ride a 360 degree swing, freefall six metres down a vertical slide and look into the Disgustoscape tunnel of mirrors to see their hair and face magnified.
Purchasing a 3infun pass is an affordable way to see some of the city's best family attractions. The pass includes a 10 per cent discount on entry to Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre, Cockington Green Gardens and the Australian Institute of Sport plus a free pass to go back to your favourite 3infun attraction.
Visit the Canberra Glassworks and watch artists glassblowing from the hot shop and make your own glass paperweight or bauble.
Use Canberra as your base for a snow day trip. In under three hours you will be cruising on the slopes in some of Australia’s premier ski resorts in the Snowy Mountains.
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