Canberra: Backpacking

Australia's Bustling Capital

A backpacking holiday in Canberra offers scope for a brilliant break and is also an inexpensive way of experiencing the city’s wealth of cultural landmarks and natural beauty. Canberra has numerous cheap and efficient hostels for backpacking holidays on a budget and a host of great options for accommodation in a wide choice of locations and standards. The city centre houses the largest selection of affordable places along Mort and Dryandra St, but there are also many excellent establishments found in Giles St and Canberra Ave - just a few km from Parliament House. The average price to expect for a reasonable dorm bed is around $14, although this will rise during the peak summer period. For those seeking hostels in the heart of the popular nightspots and should head for Ainslie Ave. Excellent transport links make the city a useful starting point for backpackers in Canberra looking to experience the diverse variety of wildlife hotspots scattered around the wider NSW area.