Whether you’re a Canberra local or a visitor merely passing by on route to or from the ski fields this season, we’ve handpicked our top 3 Winter family activities in town.
Skating at Garema Place – For the active
A pop-up ice skating rink, setup in the iconic Garema Place – this family friendly event is ideal for people of all ages and skill levels. Whether you’re new to the ice or a pro, Skating At has something for everybody. For a limited time only, don’t miss out!
June 23 – July 16
Photo credit: Skating At
Questacon – For the scientifically curious
Always a favourite, Questacon is Australia’s National Science and Technology Centre and has been engaging families, particularly kids for years.
Questacon features over 200 hands-on exhibits, all designed for visitors to touch play and explore. In addition, the centre also features special events throughout the year, some even open after hours. So make sure to check out what exactly is happening during your stay here.
9am – 5pm, daily
King Edward Terrace,
Parkes ACT 2600
Photo credit: VisitCanberra
Canberra Truffle Hunts – For the foodies
Run in conjunction with the Canberra Truffle Festival, Canberra Truffle Hunts is a great way to experience how truffles are searched and unearthed by the talented dogs. Choose either a three-course breakfast hunt or a lunch hunt featuring a world class, six-course degustation courtesy of Michelin Star Chef, Damian Brabender.
June 2 – August 27, 2017
The Truffle Farm
Looking for a stopover while heading to or from the ski fields this season? Our Abode Ski Stopover Package is perfect for you.
The package includes:
- Discounted room rate
- Accommodation in a spacious studio apartment
- Two Abode thermal mugs
- Accompanying hot chocolate sachets
The Ski Stopover Package includes accommodation in a spacious studio apartment, two thermal mugs to keep you warm and hot chocolate sachets to start the morning right all while being at a discounted rate.
Did you know? You can also wash and dry all your wet ski gear before getting home with our in-room washer and dryers.