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National Gallery of Australia

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National Gallery of Australia

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Day Tour from Canberra to Batemans Bay - with Oyster Tasting Kayak Tour
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Day Tour from Canberra to Batemans Bay - with Oyster Tasting Kayak Tour

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On this convenient day tour you can visit the coast from inland Canberra in a single day. Take a guided kayak tour of the Cullendulla Sanctuary on glass-bottomed kayaks. Your guides will explain the amazing nature and fish life you’ll see. Enjoy free time in Bateman’s Bay to grab lunch. Get the chance to spot kangaroos on the beach at Murramarang National Park, an unforgettable sight!
US$162.80 per adult
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jebskulker wrote a review Aug. 2020
Sydney, NSW1,469 contributions219 helpful votes
We live in a world where online bookings are mandatory to enter, so I'm glad NGA is allowing visitors to register when some other museums in the area are still closed. Only 2 floors were available but there was definitely enough to see to fill in an hour to 1.5 hours. It's nice walking around the exterior as well with a few outdoor art pieces, the local flora, and the view of the lake which you can cross from the nearby bridge. It was smaller than usual as a few areas were closed due to Covid or were being replaced with new exhibitions, but you can't complain when entry is free.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Vesna M wrote a review Jul. 2020
Zagreb, Croatia291 contributions30 helpful votes
We only got to see the Sculpture park because it was too late for the gallery. What a beautiful, serene place, filled with great works of art!
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Alix wrote a review Jul. 2020
Sydney, Australia47 contributions23 helpful votes
A good variety of different art styles, a lot of beautiful indigenous art. Will come back when more of the gallery that we couldn't visit is able to open post COVID
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Alex G wrote a review Jul. 2020
Adelaide, Australia10 contributions4 helpful votes
The NGA has a great mix of international and Australian art. Worth a visit for anyone living in or visiting Canberra.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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The Wonderess wrote a review Jul. 2020
Lund, Sweden21 contributions2 helpful votes
It was quite hard to navigate the spaces, but we managed ok, even without a map. The opening exhibit was very classically suited to gallery format, though the mix of content from aboriginal and first settler sources made for an interesting comparison. The 'Body Electric' exhibit promised an exciting exploration of feminine sexuality and desire, but on the whole leaned more toward a collection of young artists trying to be subversive or confrontational in their respective media. I was particularly surprised that the collection featured no representations of older or middle-aged women's sexual desire or autonomy, it's absence from the collection really resounded with me. Beauty was also quite suspect in it's absence from the collection. Even if beauty is not the point of such a collection, it was surprising to find so little positive celebration of female body and desire. Each work seemed to be striving more toward politicized discomfiture than aesthetic quality. It was a little disappointing in a collection which had such a great premise. By contrast, the Xu Zhen exhibition was absolutely fantastic, showcasing a variety of different artworks in a format that brooked no questions about motive or meaning, but rather, simply communicated great feeling, humour and warmth. In particular, the piece "Hello" was as startling as it was entertaining, and the mesmerising effect of the moving debris piece on the ground floor of the exhibit subtly introduced the content of the exhibit in an engaging manner.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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