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Thursday, 28 June 2012
Get Your School Holiday Skates on to Canberra
From skating on an outdoor ice rink to watching Australia's elite athletes training in their
final weeks of preparation for the London 2012 Olympics at the Australian
Institute of Sport, Canberra, the capital city of Australia, offers plenty of fun experiences to keep kids entertained.
Throughout July experience Skate in the City - an outdoor
ice rink in the heart of the city offering both skate and show packages.
Head indoors to the ever popular Questacon - The National
Science and Technology Centre and sample the new Excite@Q gallery. The little
thrill seeker in the family can ride a 360 degree swing, freefall six metres
down a vertical slide and look into the Disgustoscape tunnel of mirrors to see
their hair and face magnified.
Purchasing a 3infun pass is an affordable way to see some of
the city's best family attractions. The pass includes a 10 per cent discount on
entry to Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre, Cockington Green Gardens
and the Australian Institute of Sport plus a free pass to go back to your
favourite 3infun attraction.
Visit the Canberra Glassworks and watch artists glassblowing from the hot shop
and make your own glass paperweight or bauble.
as your base for a snow day trip. Catch a Murrays
coach to the NSW Snowfields - an easy three hours drive from the city centre.
Packages include lift passes, ski, stocks and boot hire as well as national
park entry. You can relax on your coach journey back to your Canberra accommodation that night.
Grab a great winter deal online at visitcanberra.com.au/winter
today Thursday 28 July between midday and 1pm. Buy a Happy Hour accommodation
deal and receive a $150 voucher to spend at the National Zoo & Aquarium,
Canberra Glassworks or a combined 3infun plus Skate in the City experience.