Australian Captial Territory Outdoor Activities: Expert Guides, Tips & More

Being the nation’s bush capital, it’s not surprising that Canberra is awash with easy-access microadventures quietly calling for you to finish work early. There’s plenty more to do further afield as well… We’ll ACT ya out there!

Discover adventures in Australian Captial Territory, by finding the best hikes, secret swimming holes, camping sites, waterfalls and picnic spots. Leisurely walks up Mt Majura, camping trips in Namadgi NP and epic mountain-biking trails await.


Choose from one or more of the experiences below and journey around the map to see where they're found.


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Acknowledgement of Country

We acknowledge that this land on which we tread, whilst beautiful and revered by us, has even deeper layers of significance for its Traditional Owners; we pay our respects to elders past, present and emerging.

We Are Explorers is aware that the land is never truly being explored anew, given the ancient cultures that came before us who still call this land their home.

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