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Exploring Queanbeyan

The word Queanbeyan is the anglicised form of Quinbean – an Aboriginal word meaning "clear waters". Queanbeyan, located about 15 km to the east of Canberra, serves as an ideal base to explore the surroundings. You can take a few days to stay in this area to explore the nature, heritage and culture of this region.

Accommodations near Queanbeyan

Unfairly maligned in the past as a bland political centre, Canberra is shedding its stuffy image and becoming recognised as the gem of a city it truly is. As such it offers a variety of accommodation options from five star hotels to more budget options. Recommended accommodation include the Best Western Central Motel & Apartments, Comfort Inn Airport International and Motel Margeurita.

Sightseeing near Queanbeyan

Queanbeyan will be an ideal base for you to explore the city of Canberra and its many attractions. Melbourne may take all the cultural credit, but the capital city of Canberra has its share of Australia's artistic attractions. The museums are among the finest in the country such as the National Museum of Australia, with inspiring art galleries like the National Gallery of Australia, historical hubs, and national archives packed with quirky cultural artefacts. There’s a thriving performing arts scene to experience as well.

Transportation near Queanbeyan

Canberra International Airport is handily located minutes away from the city centre. It’s well served by flights from other major Australian cities, including Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane, and Perth. Taxis are readily available once you land, and an Airport Express shuttle bus runs in the daytime. You may want to consider hiring a car for your trip, as Canberra is very much a driving city. That said, there are also frequent and reliable bus services covering most major sights and attractions.

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