Taking a Tour in and Around Queanbeyan

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Queanbeyan in New South Wales (NSW) is a charming city which is conveniently accessible from Canberra, the Australian Capital. As the Canberra airport is about 10 kilometres away, many tourists head towards to the scenic beauty of the Queanbeyan region that stands astride New South Wales and Canberra territory.

For reaching Queanbeyan you can use a coach, taxi or train at a heritage listed old station, which offers you the taste that is expected out of a town comprising 36000 residents. The picturesque town is quiet, steeped in local tradition and offers you the true feel of the authentic Australian spirit.

Getting Around Queanbeyan

As the Queanbeyan city is a small town packed with gentle, streets lined with trees and pleasing houses, visitors must take a walk around the city center for getting themselves familiar with the local area and the atmosphere. If you have ample time, you can take a stroll around the place, sample the authentic local cuisines and look for souvenirs in the small artisan shops in the city. Moreover, the locals are quite amicable and warm in their gestures for tourists, hence they will guide you and provide directions when you need help.

If you choose to make a stay at a hotel in Queanbeyan, then you must make sure to take delight in an afternoon riding along the banks of the Queanbeyan River. Also, for more adventurous experience you can head towards the spectacular Googong area and visit the dam.

If you have chosen an accommodation in Queanbeyan, Canberra for just a few days and do not have enough time for going on a walking tour around the city, then there are several other options that include local taxi cab services, local buses, along with rideshare options that will make your tour in and around Queanbeyan enjoyable and hassle-free without consuming much of your time. Now that you have decided to make a stay at an accommodation in Queanbeyan, Canberra for a weekend or 3 to  4 days then take a look at the best things that you must see and do in Queanbeyan below:

Best Things to See and Do in Queanbeyan

  • Visit to Queanbeyan Museum
  • Shop at Riverside Plaza Shopping Mall
  • The Queanbeyan Performing Arts Theatre
  • Molonglo Gorge
  • Burbong Station
  • Queanbeyan Park
  • Queanbeyan Art Centre Gallery
  • Christ Church
  • Queen Elizabeth Park
  • Lanyon Drive Cemetery

Accommodation in Queanbeyan, Canberra

And when it comes to accommodation in Queanbeyan, Canberra then Hamilton’s Queanbeyan Motel can be your best bet. Hamilton’s Queanbeyan Motel (HQM) has been officially rated as 4 stars property by Star Ratings Australia. The motel is conveniently located on the western side of Queanbeyan and merely  a few minutes away from Industrial suburbs such as Fyshwick and Hume and just 15-minutes’ drive to Parliamentary Triangle. This motel offers better convenience and pleasant stay than any hotel in Queanbeyan.


Hamilton’s Queanbeyan Motel offers the best accommodation in Queanbeyan, Canberra. Visit https://www.hamiltonsmotel.com.au/ for further information.

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