On the hunt for a secure and cost-effective place to park your car in the Belconnen region? You have landed in the right place.
Belconnen is an inner region of Canberra packed with developed infrastructure, bustling streets, and a thriving arts and culture scene. Home to attractions like Parliament House, the Australian War Memorial, and the National Gallery of Australia, Belconnen draws in countless tourists and workers daily.
If you are headed to Belconnen for work or leisure, you most likely need somewhere to park. We asked locals to share their top parking areas and conducted some of our own research. From there, we put together this list of the top three car parks in the area. Let’s get started.
What makes an excellent car park?
Not sure what, exactly, you are looking for when comparing potential parking solutions? No worries. Look out for the following traits and rest easy knowing your parking experience will go down fuss-free:
- Convenient. First and foremost, the car park must be within close proximity to your destination.
- Well priced. Parking can be extremely expensive. If budget is one of your chief concerns, look for a parking lot with reasonable prices.
- Lots of spaces. Driving around looking for a car park can be frustrating. The best car parks offer ample spaces, saving you valuable time.
- Suitable hours. Different car parks offer different hours – some are closed on weekends, and others are open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
- Flexible payment. Some parking lots offer weekly – even monthly – rates, allowing you to save money.
The top parking lots in Belconnen according to you
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Without further ado, here are the best car parks in Belconnen, according to the locals.
The ABS House Car Park, managed by Wilson Parking, provides an affordable and secure car parking solution. Located on Chandler St in Belconnen, you can enjoy affordable casual parking, monthly parking, and discounted early bird parking rates.
For quick and convenient access to everything that Belconnen has to offer, why not park at Westfield Belconnen? The Westfield Belconnen car park offers several convenient technologies that make your parking experience that little bit easier. This includes no paper tickets and compatibility with PARK+. What's more, your first two hours of parking is totally free, and, if you enter the car park after 6:00 PM, you can enjoy free parking until closure.
The Chan Street Car Park, also by Wilson Parking, is yet another well-priced, safe car park in the Belconnen region. Do keep in mind, however, this car park only offers casual parking starting at $2 per hour.
Who did you pick?
Thanks to our commenters who have provided insightful feedback, if you believe we have got it wrong, please let us know.
Where do you park when visiting Belconnen? Share your thoughts and experiences in the comments area below.