If you are looking for great food, breakfast, lunch & dinner, the Capital Territory will deliver. Start your day at Pâtissez cafe. People have been known to travel from Sydney and beyond for the now famous 'Freakshake'. Whilst the queue can be a little bonkers especially on the weekend its worth the wait. For lunch or dinner head to the award winner Pialligo Estate for their heartwarming farmhouse menu made from local produce.
Black Mountain & Telstra Tower
Hike or drive up Black Mountain to get the best views over Canberra city and the surrounds. At the base you will find the Australian National Botanic gardens and the largest living collection of native Australian flora. Finish your journey with a ride up the Telstra Tower. From this vantage point you can get a 360 view of the city and the surrounding mountain ranges. Get your city bearings with aerial views of significant buildings such as Parliament House, The War Memorial, The Royal Australian Mint and the National Library.
National Museum of Australia
Encounter stories from the history of Australia. Take a guided tour or spend half a day engaging with social history, people and events that have shaped the nation of Australia. With colourful exhibits to tell the story along with precious artefacts from cars to ancient hunting tools be mesmerized by the history. With numerous showcases and visiting exhibitions from around the world through the year, if you have been before you will always find something new. Did we mention there is also a fantasic shop with products from all over over Australia to take home and add to your memories?