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Weekend Escapes - Ultimate Canberra Experience

Get your passport to the Nation’s Capital with our Weekend Escape Package – Ultimate Canberra Experience. Select from over 10 unique experiences to include in your hotel stay, from Go Boat hire to the National Dinosaur Museum to a train ride through the iconic Cockington Green Gardens. This Weekend Escape Package is perfect for families and couples looking to explore Canberra.

Package includes;

  • Overnight accommodation staying in a standard queen room or standard double room
  • Your choice of Canberra experience (view the available experiences below)
    • 1 night = 1 experience
    • 2 nights = 2 experiences
  • Breakfast each day
  • Underground parking


Select an experience below to view the details.

National Museum of Australia

Ultimate Museum Experience for 2 adults which includes a guided tour, lunch and a 10% discount in the Museum Shop. Discover where Australia’s stories come alive at the National Museum of Australia with the ultimate museum experience. Times: Daily 10am to 11am or 2pm to 3pm

National Dinosaur Museum

Family admission to explore the Museum for 2 adults and 2 children. The National Dinosaur Museum offers an interactive insight into the earth’s long and dynamic history. The museum houses life-like dinosaur models, full skeletons, skulls, and animatronic dinosaurs, as well as an interactive dinosaur garden.

Focusing on education and entertainment, the museum offers a wide variety of activities for families. The gift shop stocks Canberra’s largest collection of crystals, minerals and fossils, so you can take part of the experience home.

Cockington Green Gardens

Family admission to Cockington Green Gardens for 2 adults and 2 children including free mini train ride. Venture into this delightful and fascinating display of meticulously handcrafted miniature buildings from around the world. Located in Goldcreek on Gold Creek Road off Barton Hwy, close to many other attractions.

Go Boats Canberra*

Receive 1 hour boat hire on Lake Burley Griffin for up to 8 people. Rent a GoBoat with your crew and enjoy Canberra from a totally new angle! Cruise Lake Burley Griffin with your family or friends, pack a picnic and escape from the world. Go wherever your imagination takes you, from the sights in Central Basin to exploring Springbank Island, or voyage all the way around to spot Government House at Yarralumla. The choice is yours!

Please note a $30 surcharge applies to the Go Boat experience (surcharge paid at the hotel).

Segglide Canberra

Receive 2 adult tickets and ride a segway around Lake Burley Griffin with SEG Glide Ride, enjoy a half hour guided tour.  Our guided tours include training by professional guides and a practice session before gliding effortlessly around areas of the Parliamentary zone. See more, less effort, more fun! (Min age 12yo).

Weight restrictions: Riders must be under 120kg maximum. We strongly recommend that pregnant women do not take part in a Segway experience for safety reasons.

Jungle Golf

Enjoy Canberra's only glow in the dark jungle mini golf with the family. The 18-hole course is jungle themed and illuminated by special UV lighting and is suitable for all ages. The air conditioned course is perfect for groups, families and individuals.

KingPin Canberra

KingPin gift card to use on any activity to the value of $85. Kingpin Canberra is a Multi-Attraction experience within the Canberra Centre that features escape rooms, state of the art bowling lanes, karaoke, 100+ arcade games, a fully licensed bar, and restaurant. With something for all ages, date nights and family fun days will be well taken care of at Kingpin Canberra

Canberra Reptile Zoo

Admission to the zoo for the family including an up close and personal encounter with a python or baby alligator. With over 50 different species of reptiles and frogs on display, the Canberra Reptile Zoo is large enough to be impressive but still small enough to have a very strong hands on approach.

Canberra Secrets Book

Receive the 3rd Edition Canberra Secrets Book. This book is the ‘go to’ guide to Canberra for residents and visitors. Fully updated to include the very latest things to see, do explore and enjoy in Canberra. Hundreds of secrets divulged within the city and beyond.

Canberra Walk In Aviary

Enjoy entry to the Canberra Walk-In Aviary for 2 adults and 2 children. The aviary is a 1000 square meter, planted, privately owned walk-in aviary where the friendly free flying birds can be observed, photographed and fed. Visitors to the aviary walk amongst approximately 500 birds representing over 60 different species (parrots, finches, doves and quail) from Australia and around the world.

On admission to the aviary, as part of your admission price, visitors are given a small plate of food and a small tub of meal-worms with which to feed the birds. Some (not all) will come and take the food from you and some birds may even land on you.

First Edition's Local Picnic Hamper

Enjoy a gourmet picnic hamper for 2 adults to enjoy out and about at any location across Canberra . Includes gourmet wraps or baguettes, snacks, fresh fruit and bottled water.

Add a bottle of local Pinot Grigio or Pinot Noir wine: From $50

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T&Cs: Breakfast must be booked in the restaurant, please ensure you book in advance. $30 surcharge applies to the, Go Boat experience, View the full list of experiences above and click on the title to view the details.

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