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Canberra and surroundings

Our weekend activities

sunny 20 °C

Canberra and the surroundings are a huge playground for outdoor people. You can truly walk as much, as far and as remote as you like!
We show you a few nearby areas we have visited over the last six months.

Mount Majura and Mount Ainslie Nature Reserve

1100 ha, right at our doorstep

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We walk there almost every day and regularly forget to take pictures! What is certainly worth showing are the large numbers of Eastern Grey Kangaroos who are not bothered in the slightest by people. If the fence is not high enough, they might come straight into gardens!

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Old native trees attract lots of birds: cockatoos, galahs, gang gangs, rosellas - to mention just the most colourful.
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Eastern Rosellas

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Scribbly gum

Goorooyarroo Nature Reserve

500ha, 10min car ride
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Molonglo Gorge

20min by car
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Camels Hump, Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve

1300m, 6000ha, 1 hour by car

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We even spotted a red-bellied black snake on this walk (venomous but not deadly). This 1m long friend did not trouble us at all. It only wanted to continue sun bathing.
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Mt Tennent, Namadgi National Park

1383m, 106,000ha, 45min by car

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Posted by TommyNicki 16:00 Archived in Australia

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