How to get here

There are many ways to get to Enlighten
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Enlighten is held across various sites and the location of each event is indicated in the Enlighten map.

Parking Information

After 5pm there are various free public car parks throughout the Parliamentary Triangle. There is also free public parking at each of the participating attractions. Due to traffic congestion issues during the event it is recommended that patrons avoid parking in the National Library of Australia and the Questacon car parks.

Special access parking

Accessible parking is available in most of the public car parks. For further details contact Access Canberra on 13 22 81.

Enlighten Shuttle

Two shuttle buses will operate during the 4 main Enlighten event nights (3-4 and 10-11 March).

  • At 17:00 one bus will loop from City Interchange Platform 10, pick-up at Commonwealth Ave (Regatta Point) and drop off at Treasury building (Langton Cres)
  • At 18:00 a second bus will loop from Russell Offices car park (off Russell Dr) and drop off at Walpole St, Parkes

Both shuttles will depart the Enlighten site at 23:00 for final location drop off.

Drive

There are various paid public car parks throughout the Parliamentary Triangle. There is also public parking at each of the participating attractions. Due to traffic congestion issues during the event it is recommended that patrons avoid parking in the NLA and the Questacon car parks.

Walk

If you feel like taking in the amazing autumn sights of Canberra, Enlighten can be reached on foot. As a guide, the Canberra Centre to the Enlighten Entertainment Hub, via Commonwealth Avenue crossing over Commonwealth Bridge, takes approximately 40 minutes to walk.

Taxi

Taxis may drop off and pick up at various locations within the Parliamentary Triangle. Call Cabxpress 6260 6011 or Canberra Cabs 13 22 27.

Uber

Download the app, create an account,‘REQUEST’ an Uber when you need a car, and enjoy the ride!

More info can be found online uber.com/cities/canberra

Action buses

For timetable info please visit transport.act.gov.au
or call 13 17 10.