Come for lunch at one of our charming cafes, stay for a glass of wine or two at our renowned wineries, and stroll through the many galleries, fashion boutiques and antique shops in-between. Traverse through ancient forests, take in the beautiful sun-dappled walks and set up camp under the starry sky. Add to this some fascinating historical relics and modern parks and picnic areas, and you’ll have endless spaces to explore and adore in Queanbeyan-Palerang.
The Queanbeyan-Palerang region is home to over 148 beautiful parks, gardens, recreation areas and playgrounds.
A visit to Ryrie Park in Braidwood is one of the most popular stops for families in the area. The playground boasts a carousel, a basket swing, a slide, rope bridges, swings, spring rockers, climbing walls and monkey bars, a sensory garden, flying foxes and much more.
Cool off at QPRC Aquatics in Queanbeyan, Bungendore, Braidwood and Captains Flat, which offer a range of common programs and services including leisurely swimming, school holiday swim programs and toddler play.
Hike to fascinating natural landmarks, cycle through picturesque forest trails, or simply settle back, breathe in some fresh country air and keep an eye out for native birds and wildlife. Cool off with a refreshing swim or throw a line in to catch some beautiful freshwater fish before setting up camp under the starry sky.