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Weekend Itinerary in Canberra

Exciting news! Your flights to Canberra are all set. Now, let us help you make the most of your trip with a curated weekend itinerary. Pavilion On Northbourne have handpicked the finest dining spots and must-see attractions for a truly memorable experience in Canberra.

Day 1:


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Kickstart your day in Canberra with a delightful breakfast at Highroad. Treat your taste buds to a range of delectable breakfast options and enjoy the highly awarded coffee. From seasonal blended coffee to a range of brewing methods, Highroad uses the country’s most highly awarded coffee roasters, Ona.

Location: 1 Woolley St, Dickson 2601
Hours: 08:00 am - 15:00pm Monday to Sunday


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Discover the marvels of modern and contemporary art at the National Gallery of Australia. Immerse yourself in a world of creativity with an array of stunning art pieces!

Location: Parkes Pl E, Parkes
Hours: 10am - 5pm Monday to Sunday


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Take a break from the hustle and bustle of the city and immerse yourself in the peaceful surroundings of Lake Burley Griffin. The sparkling waters and lush greenery offer the perfect place for a leisurely afternoon stroll.

Location: The lake is alongside Parkes way
Hours: 24/7


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If you are looking for a restaurant with a stunning location, delicious food and exceptional service, Waters Edge provides exactly this. The restaurant prides itself on its contemporary Australian cuisine, sourced from local ingredients, bringing you award winning fine dining.

Location: 40 Parkes Place, Parkes ACT
Hours: Wednesday to Sunday:
Lunch: 12:00pm to 15:30pm
Dinner: 17:45pm till late
Monday & Tuesday: The restaurant can be opened, with a minimum spend of $3,500 per service.

Day 2:


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Start your second day in Canberra with a visit to the Haig Park Village Markets. Indulge in the freshest produce, decadent sweets, unique artisan crafts, and much more! It's the perfect spot to grab a delicious breakfast and immerse yourself in the local culture.

Location: Haig Park, Braddon
Hours: 8:30 am - 2 pm Sunday


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Satisfy your cravings for delicious Asian-inspired cuisine with a visit to Wilma BBQ. Using ethically sourced Australian produce and cooked to perfection over fire and coals, this modern Asian restaurant has something for everyone, from mouth-watering BBQ dishes to savory wok meals. Plus, it's just a short walk from your Canberra accommodation.

Location: 1 Genge St, Canberra
Hours: 5:30pm - 9:30pm Monday to Wednesday and Friday to Sunday
5:30pm - 10pm Thursday


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Shop 'til you drop in the stylish neighborhood of Braddon, known for housing some of Canberra's most sought-after boutiques. With an eclectic mix of local and international designer pieces, it's the ultimate destination for an afternoon of retail therapy. Whether you're searching for a unique addition to your wardrobe or the perfect gift, Braddon has it all.


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End your amazing trip on a culinary high note at Mezzalira Ristorante. Dine in style as the art deco architecture frames the stage for your Italian feast and take in the city views from your table overlooking the bustling streets. It's the perfect spot to indulge in a delicious Italian dinner and make lasting memories.

Location: 55 London Cct, Canberra
Hours: Lunch 12 noon - 2.30pm Tuesday to Friday
Dinner 6.00pm - 10.00pm Tuesday to Saturday

Your Canberra adventure is about to reach new heights! With our fun-packed itinerary, you'll never want to leave. But wait, there's one more thing to consider - where to stay. Have no fear, Pavilion on Northbourne is here to provide affordable and comfortable lodgings, perfectly positioned near all the action. Book now for a seamless, stress-free trip.