High-rating Australian television collection Travel Guides comes to Canberra tonight (2 April) for its ultimate episode of the season – shining a national highlight on the various bush capital’s pinnacle attractions, along with Jamala Wildlife Lodge, Parliament House, Floriade, GoBoat, and the Australian Institute of Sport.
The humorous Nine Network reality collection closing week topped its time slot with 915,000 viewers, and this week is out to find out if “there’s greater to Canberra than pollies and public servants.”
The five one-of-a-kind groups of ordinary Aussies turned journey critics will take inside the sights of our metropolis and indulge in various antics inside the manner.
On a visit to Parliament House, we can apparently see the famous Fren own family from Newcastle uncover the mystery of the lacking Prime Ministerial graphics earlier than “rolling down the constructing’s grassy roof on their bellies.”
Then they’ll drop into the Australian Institute of Sport, where viewers can have the taxing task of seeing if they can tell the difference between the Frens and the state’s elite athletes.
Filming for the episode happened between September 22 and 30 in the course of Floriade’s ultimate 12 months, but it’s been saved underneath wraps till now.
VisitCanberra Director Jonathan Kobus sees the fact display’s visit to Canberra as an excellent manner to showcase the town’s attractions.
“Being featured on Travel Guides is a terrific manner for Canberra to reveal the range of studies our metropolis gives several audiences,” Mr. Kobus said.
“And having the show display on Budget Day shows there’s more to Canberra than politics. We’re hopeful the Travel Guides target audience will see that too.”
For the guides themselves, it’s all about having amusing while they work out how many stars to give their Canberra vacation.
Twin sisters Stack and Mel accidentally leave their mark on Floriade as a way to take an appropriate selfie while at night they hit “terrifying heights” at the Ferris wheel at Floriade’s NightFest.
Best friends Kev, Dorian, and Teng add to the action after they have a not likely romantic come upon within the basket of a hot air balloon as they take in Canberra’s perspectives.
The guides will even discover Canberra’s ‘wild aspect’ as they spend the night at Jamala Wildlife Lodge and find out what it is like to sleep near cheetahs, lions, and tigers.
It seems that some of Canberra’s greater infamous attractions additionally get a look in.
“Driving throughout the metropolis, the spotlight for some is a glimpse of the capital’s most infamous, and phallic-fashioned, outdoor sculpture,” says the program’s exposure unit.
On their final day in Canberra, the courses captain a GoBoat on Lake Burley Griffin, but, perhaps no longer tremendously, the Fren circle of relatives’ navigation talents go away loads to be desired.
The Travel Guides Canberra episode displays the next day night (2 April) at 8: forty pm on Channel Nine.
Below is a promotional video of the episode sourced from Nine’s Travel Guides Facebook website online.