Step outside the hotel and you will see the amazing Brindabella Ranges. Located in the National Park, on the border of NSW and the ACT, these ranges are suitable for those who enjoy bushwalking, orienteering, fishing, bike riding and 4wheel driving. The close proximity to the hotel makes these ranges worth exploring. Ask our Reception for maps and suggestions of where you may see our native fauna and flora.
Situated only 5 minutes walk across the road from the hotel, take advantage of our close proximity to the indoor 50metre temperature control lap pool at the Lakeside Leisure Centre. Make full use of the 25metre leisure pool and for the toddlers, there is a shallow water pool with a beach entry. This facility is perfect for the whole family. With a health a fitness club and a café- you can’t go wrong!
Within 10minutes walk from the hotel, visit Pine Island Reserve- a popular swimming and BBQ destination. For the keen bushwalkers, follow the 2 -hour trail including the return, to Point Hit Reserve with the Murrumbidgee River flowing alongside you. Upon return, enjoy a cool drink from our bar area in the restaurant – you will feel so invigorated after witnessing such spectacular scenery.
Stromlo Forest Park boats a purpose-built event pavilion and recreational sporting facility for visitors to enjoy for leisure use, and for professionals involved in a wide range of competitive events.
Canberra’s Stromlo Forest Park has answered the call for more challenging circuits in Australia with the expansion of their jump trails, the Vapour Trail and Trump Card.
Riders from all over Australia are travelling to Canberra to experience Trump Card and Vapour Trail. In fact, both tracks have already been given the tick of approval by the experts at Flow Mountain Bike.
The bushwalking enthusiasts will appreciate the Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve. Only a 15minute drive from the hotel, this venue is perfect as an environmental education area. Situated at the Namadgi National Park, between the Tidbinbilla and Gibraltar Ranges, south of Canberra, the Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve is home to a variety of plants and animals, including those that are rare, threatened and endangered. Suitable for families and school groups, enjoy guided tours, bike riding on the sealed roads and the picnic areas provided. The kids will be entertained by the Discovery Playground, where they can pump water, ride a flying fox and view a large sun dial. Ask our Receptionist for directions and maps of this attraction.
For the fit and active staying at the Alpha Hotel Canberra is ideal. Why not use our new health spa features all the latest gym & fitness equipment? Enjoy running on the treadmill as you overlook the stunning Canberra bush land with inquisitive kangaroos grazing nearby. If you prefer outdoor exercise, only 5 minutes walk from the hotel is Lake Tuggeranong Parkland. Running tracks around the shoreline surround this beautiful lake where you can take advantage of the stunning natural surrounds. Jog back to the hotel and treat yourself to a big country style breakfast- you deserve it!