The Hughie Edwards VC Rest Area has public toilets and some undercover picnic tables, and plenty of room to park your rig on the asphalt. If you stop here, be sure to walk over to the memorial, and why not have picnic grab a bite to eat.
The Alice Springs Desert Park has some animals that are unique to the desert and not usually found in other parks or zoos. They also have a nocturnal guide where you will get to see native animals feeding and foraging in the night You can also walk through the bird sanctuaries freely, and there is a bird demonstration that you should not miss as well.
The Bournda National Park Camping Area has hot showers, public toilets and fixed fire places with a swing BBQ plate attached, but not all camping locations have them. You will find wide and long sandy beaches, as well as an extensive network of walking trails. For the fishermen and woman there is plenty of flathead to be caught near the waters edge at dusk
Tourism Top End Visitor Information Centre has very friendly staff that gave good advice for accommodation and things to do in the local and surrounding areas. Open Hours: Weekdays: 8.30am to 5.00pm Weekends: 9.00am to 3.00pm
The Bendemeer Park Rest Area has separate public toilets, and a few undercover picnic tables, and a wood fired BBQ place. This rest spot is located on the banks of the Watson Creek quite a nice place to pull over and relax a bit. Note: No Camping Permitted
The National Zoo & Aquarium is Australia's only combined Zoo and Aquarium.
That's 2 attractions in one! We are situated on around 7 hectares of land just five minutes from the center of Canberra. With a wide variety of both native and exotic animals, as well as the largest inland saltwater tank in Australia, there is something for everyone.
The Alivio Tourist Park has plenty of parking, plus a very good restaurant with reasonable prices. Plenty for kids to do a great pool, basketball, table tennis, volleyball court. etc. Overall its a great family place to stay on the edge of Canberra.
When you visit the Canberra and Region Visitors Centre, you will enjoy a wonderful view of Lake Burley Griffin. They provided all the information one could want, including maps and suggested timelines to enhance your stay in the region.
The Canberra South Motor Park is close to the freeway, so expect a bit on noise from passing traffic. The reports Iv'e seen seem to indicate it is overpriced, and outdated, with a lot of permanent residents. However the amenities are kept clean and as neat as possible.