Getting Around Canberra
Canberra is a well-planned city, filled with parks and well-lit paths that are very conducive to exploration on foot. For a stroll with a view, head to Lake Burley Griffin and the inner-city Canberra Nature Park areas.
With its abundance of bike lanes and nearby hills perfect for mountain biking, Canberra considers itself the cycling capital of Australia. Spinway Canberra, offers a hassle-free way to peddle your way around the city. Simply swip your credit card at one of the automated bike rental machines dotted around the capital and off you go. For those who want to get off the beaten track, Capital Bicycle Hire has your mountain-biking needs covered.
ACT Internal Omnibuses, known as ACTION buses, are Canberra’s only form of public transport. Tickets can be bought from registered ACTION agents or on board, and a MyWay travel card enables slightly cheaper fares.
Canberra’s streets are wide, toll-free and generally uncongested, which makes for relatively calm inner-city driving. Cars can be hired from the airport and taxis are also plentiful and convenient.