Badass Women of Canberra



10 AM–12 PM

Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays

Up to 20 People


Discover the badass women behind Australia's capital city. Hidden between the National Archives, the National Library, and the National Gallery are the stories of women who designed cities, changed Australia’s constitution and dismissed governments.

Dive into Canberra’s hidden history and discover how the city gradually became the political and cultural capital it is today. This tour introduces you to a different side of Canberra’s most iconic monuments, sites and cultural institutions.

We've designed the Badass Women of Canberra tour for a general audience. You don't need to know anything about Australian history to enjoy this tour. This fun, engaging, and immersive tour introduces you to a different side of Canberra's most iconic monuments, sites, and cultural institutions.

You will be guided through Australia's capital city by locals with a great sense of humour, a genuine passion for Canberra and women's history, and plenty of fun facts to share. We're more than just guides – we're storytellers, activists, and part of the living history we share.

Whether you're exploring solo, with friends or family, or on a date, our tour is designed for everyone. We promise you'll leave feeling more connected to Canberra's incredible women's history, and you might even make a few new friends along the way!

Interested in a private experience? Learn more and get in touch here.

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What folks are saying

  • Kelly C.
    Review on Google from Jan 2024

    A large group of us went on the Badass Women of Canberra Walking Tour yesterday, as part of a birthday celebration and had an absolutely wonderful time! So interesting and engaging and a really great activity for groups or individuals. Not only would I go on this tour again, I'd love to check out the other two tours on offer.

  • Peter T.
    Review on Google from Jan 2024

    This was a wonderful introduction to the role of women in the history of Canberra, and by extension Australia. Sita was a friendly, informative and passionate guide who really brought the subject to life. The tour packed an amazing amount into only 2 hours, yet proceeded at a manageable pace with plenty of opportunities to sit down for those needing a break. As a cherry on top we were all given a QR code with links to more detailed information on the subject - all tours should do something like this, as it gives the interested person the ability to dive deeper into the subject. I would recommend this tour to anyone interested in the history of Canberra or Australia.

  • Debbie W.
    Review on Google from Jan 2024

    Fantastic 2 hrs! Eleri imparted her substantial knowledge and passion for the badass women of Canberra to an very attentive and rapt audience. Despite living in Canberra and former public servants we learnt so much about women who were and are icons. Can't wait for our spy tour in the future!

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