Moving & Relocating to Canberra from New Zealand

The complete interstate moving guide to Canberra V1

Canberra is the capital city of Australia and a place where the country’s parliament meets. If you’re considering relocating to Canberra from New Zealand, you’ll appreciate the milder climate and the many historical buildings, parks, and gardens.

To make your move as easy and effortless as possible, Grace can help you with all the logistics of getting your belongings to your new location. This leaves you free to plan your own trip and will allow you to settle into your new surroundings with complete ease.

Quotes for moving to Canberra from NZ

Your first step should be to give us a call so that we can come and give you a comprehensive no-obligation quote. This will let you know exactly how much you need to budget for your move.

We can also discuss the various packing and shipping options that we can offer you. In fact, if you leave all the work to us, you can sit back and get ready to enjoy your new lifestyle in Canberra.

Vehicle & Pet Relocation Services to Canberra

As part of your relocation, you’ll want to relocate your vehicles and pets to Canberra as well. We can take care of all of this for you. We’ll provide you with the best shipping options for your vehicles including the required documentation needed by customs.

Your beloved pets will also be in exceptionally safe hands when you choose Grace to relocate them to your new destination. In fact, we even offer a collection and delivery service if that is something that would appeal to you. 

We are the experts in pet travel and can make all the arrangements for you including booking the flight, hiring the airline-approved travel crate, and making sure that your pets get on the plane on time. We even have access to veterinary services should they be required.

Things you should know about living in Canberra

Canberra is a well-planned city and you’ll be delighted with the geometric layout and the well-designed road network that gets you in and around the city. 

The city has a fairly mild climate with summer temperatures averaging around 28 degrees Celsius while winters are quite cold with average temperatures around 11 degrees Celsius. 

In fact, it’s quite common to see snow-capped mountains surrounding the city in winter. 

If you’re a history buff, you’re going to love the many museums and historical buildings dotted around the city. These include Government House, the High Court, the Australian War Memorial, the National Museum, the Royal Australian Mint, the Australian National University, The National Gallery, and the National Library.

Then, of course, there’s Parliament House which sits on the shores of Lake Burley Griffin. You’ll also love the massive flower festival held in spring every year. It’s the largest one of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere and attracts visitors from right around the globe.

Public transport is also plentiful around Canberra with buses, trains, and a light rail network. Cycling is very popular around the city with many dedicated bike paths for riders. You can even take your bike on a bus or onto the light rail carriages if you want to venture a little further.

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