Feedback from visitors is a constant reminder that Tidbinbilla is a great place, filled with a range of facilities to make your visit or stay more enjoyable.
"I took my three children to the damper making workshop this morning and we had such a great time. It was a fantastic event and all the staff were so helpful and great with the kids. Not to mention they were very good at damper making and telling us about the reserve as well. I will definitely recommend the event to friends. Thanks for a wonderful time had by all." – Taryn from Kambah.
"Always great to visit. Beautiful" – Stewart from Curtin.
"Absolutely fantastic! Staff all so helpful and informative. Thanks for a wonderful day!" – Sue from Canberra.
"I absolutely love it here! Would come back in a heartbeat!" – Samantha from the USA.
"Been in the ACT since 2008, first time here, Should've come sooner!" – The Martins from Palmerston.
"Absolutely incredible, loved everything about it! Thankyou!" – Alexander from the UK.
"OMG – A dream come true – seeing a corroboree frog! Great Conservation work!" – Tania from Brisbane.
We are located at the foothills of the Australian Alps between the Tidbinbilla and Gibraltar Ranges. Tidbinbilla and Birrigai at Tidbinbilla are an easy, 40 minutes drive from Canberra city centre and only 20 minutes from the southern suburbs of Canberra. Access is via Cotter Road onto Paddy’s River Road or along Tidbinbilla Road, via Point Hut Crossing or Tharwa.
As an Advanced Ecotourism accredited facility, Tidbinbilla strives to operate its land management, environmental and business operations in a sustainable manner. This includes conserving natural and cultural values, managing captive wildlife and endangered species breeding programs, educating and informing the public about environmental and conservation issues and contributing to the ACT Government’s goal of reducing carbon emissions by 40% by 2020. Tidbinbilla is committed to reducing emissions through a range of means including fuel efficient fleet vehicles, purchasing of energy efficient appliances and equipment, minimising waste, maximising recycling, use of energy efficient buildings and efficient operating practices.
We are located close to the Canberra Deep Space Communication Centre which has a visitor centre, filled with information on space exploration and a café open from 10 am - 4 pm everyday for snacks and meals.