Canberra is situated between Sydney and Melbourne and has been Australia’s capital since 1911. If you have not visited Canberra lately, or ever, now is a great time to visit Australia’s capital city. A rental car will allow you to explore the best spots of Canberra and surrounds at your own pace. Renting a vehicle in Australia’s capital city is effortless with Apollo Car Rentals.
The Canberra Apollo Car Rentals branch is located at the airport, so you can jump straight off your airplane into your rental car! This allows you to explore the Australian Capital Territory with no time to waste.
There is a wide range of vehicles at the Canberra rental branch for you to select from. Whether you’d like to rent a minivan or compact car, there is a suitable vehicle option for you.
Car Hire Tips for Canberra:
Around Canberra the speed limit is 50km/h unless there is signage promoting otherwise. The speed limit is highly enforced across Canberra with speed cameras.
Canberra is widely known for the number of roundabouts across the city, helping traffic flow smoothly.
Parking is widely available around Canberra, with the average cost for packing AUD$20 per day.
Things to Do & See in Canberra:
Australian Parliament House
The Australian Parliament House is the home of Australia’s Parliament and the meeting place of a nation. Visit the Parliament House and experience Australia's robust democracy in action. You’ll also find some of Australia's finest historical treasures and contemporary art throughout the display.
National Zoo and Aquarium
Only five minutes away from the centre of Canberra you can find Australia's only combined Zoo and Aquarium. With a wide variety of native and exotic animals, along with the largest inland saltwater tank in Australia, there is something for everyone.
National Gallery of Australia
The National Gallery of Australia (NGA) is home to Australia’s national collection of visual arts. The national collection includes over 160,000 iconic and highly celebrated works of art, including the world’s largest collection of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art. Gallery entry is free, however admission may apply for special exhibitions.