Queanbeyan is a city in New South Wales that could almost be considered a suburb of Canberra. It is a short 15 minute drive from Canberra and features several tourist highlights.
There is a large tourism information centre in town, offering information on Queanbeyan, and wherever you may be heading to next.
Queanbeyan lies to the southeast of Canberra.
The Canberra to Sydney countrylink ] train stops at Queanbeyan twice daily in each direction.
By car, from Sydney or Melbourne follow the signs to Canberra, and then turn off to Queanbeyan shortly before arriving. Driving from Sydney it is not necessary to go through Canberra at all.
By plane, Canberra airport is as close to Queanbeyan as it is to Canberra.
Canberra's bus network does not extend into Queanbeyan.
Deanes bus service  offer buses to Canberra Civic and to Canberra Woden, at least every hour. You can interchange with the Canberra bus network at Civic.
- Watch the Queanbeyan Whites Rugby team play at 'Campese Oval'. The Whites are the current title holders of the John I Dent ACT Rugby championship. The 2008 First Grade squad includes the electric Josh Hasting, dynamo flyhalf Johan Kevin and the prolific Henri Seavula. The Whites are renowned locally for expansive running rugby and are ably coached by New Zealander Glen Christina. Former players include Wallaby Great David Campese, Australia's highest paid player Matt Giteau, Scottish International Dave Muir and James Wark.
- Parkway Motel, 8 Lowe Street, Queanbeyan NSW 262 Canberra, Australia, ☎ +61 2 6297 1411 (fax: +61 2 6297 6621), . Parkway Motel is entirely family-owned and operated, offering a unique setting and truly top-notch service that makes your Canberra visit truly memorable. While Parkway gives guests sanctum from the noise of the city, it is still 20 minutes drive from the centre of Canberra. Best rates on official website start at $80.