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Canberra Hot Air Balloon Flight at Sunrise

Canberra Hot Air Balloon Flight at Sunrise
4 hours
USD 253.06
Canberra is a beautiful city of lakes, parks, national buildings and colorful tree lined streets surrounded by bush land and mountains. To view this remarkable planned city from a balloon provides a unique perspective. No other way of seeing Canberra so effectively brings together designer Walter Burley Griffin's vision and how it has been translated into the vibrant capital that Canberra has become. Your experience starts with meeting at the Hyatt Hotel 30 minutes before sunrise and ends after landing with a traditional sparkling wine celebration and commemorative 'Flight Certificate´. All flights last between 45 minutes and 1 hour.

National Museum of Australia: Ultimate Museum Experience

National Museum of Australia: Ultimate Museum Experience
USD 38.34
Discover where Australia's stories come alive at the National Museum of Australia. The Ultimate Museum Experience offers an exclusive personalised tour of the Museum with a dedicated tour guide, a meal and drink in the Museum's stunning waterfront cafe and a voucher for 10% off purchases at the beautiful Museum shop.

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Official Canberra Airport Taxi Rates & Fares

Canberra Airport taxi rates given here are in the local currency (AUD or Australian Dollar). Use our currency converter or the cheat sheet to the left if you would like to convert to your currency.

  • Sample Canberra Airport taxi fares are:

    • City centre: AUD 25 (AUD 30 off-peak)
    • Belconnen: AUD 40 (AUD 45)
    • Gungahlin: AUD 45 (AUD 50)
    • Phillip: AUD 35 (AUD 40)
    • Tuggeranong: AUD 45 (AUD 55)


    Off-peak periods are 21:00-06:00, weekends and holidays.


    There is an airport pickup surcharge of AUD 2.

Canberra Taxi Payment: Cash • Some taxis are happy to accept credit cards
  • Always confirm with your Canberra Airport taxi driver if they take credit or bank cards and if there are any card fees.

Canberra Taxi Tipping Recommendation: Tipping optional, Round up to next bill/large coin

Official Canberra Airport Taxi Details

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Canberra Airport taxi service is readily available. Follow the signs to the new indoor taxi rank. You will find a lounge and TVs where you can wait in comfort, if there is a long queue.


Official taxi companies operating from Canberra Airport are: Cabxpress, Canberra Elite and Queanbeyan Taxi Co-op. Official Canberra Airport taxis should be used at all times, for safety and also to avoid overcharging.


If you arrive during an off-peak period and no taxis are available, visit the customer service office and a member of the team will organise one for you. Canberra Airport taxi rank staff, or customer service, can arrange wheelchair taxis (or book ahead). 


The Canberra Airport to city trip into the city takes about 15-20 minutes, but during peak times (such as when Parliament is sitting), queue delays of 15+ minutes are not unusual.


The Canberra Airport taxi meters in Canberra start at a basic fare, although additional charges may be made for luggage, late-night driving and travel on public holidays, so ask the taxi driver about these before leaving.



Arrive or depart stress-free at the Canberra Airport by pre-booking your private Canberra Airport transfer.
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Last Updated: 13 Aug 2016