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$358 ONE WAY
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$297 ONE WAY
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|Cheapest one-way price for the current month||from $250|
|Cheapest one-way price over next 6 months||from $172|
|Cheapest month||March 2021|
|Popular month||September 2020|
|Average flight time||1h 50m|
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A Brief History
Europeans first arrived to Canberra in 1820 and created a settlement there in 1824. The area however had been inhabited by its traditional owners, the Ngunnawal people, for almost 20, 000 years. Once Australia gained independence in 1901, a debate began on which of the country’s two major cities should become capital – Melbourne or Sydney. Instead, a compromise was made and it was decided that a capital would be built somewhere between the two cities. Canberra was chosen as the new capital in 1908, and construction began to transform this sleepy town into a capital city. Architect Walter Burley Griffin was chosen to design Canberra into a well-planned city that included government buildings and residential areas. While population growth was slow at first, there was a boom in the number of people residing in Canberra following World War II. Ever since, Canberra has continued to grow into the cultural and historical hub that you can experience today with Brisbane to Canberra flights.
Major Events and Festivals for Visitors with Flights Brisbane to Canberra
National Multicultural Festival
The National Multicultural Festival takes place over a weekend in February and celebrates the diverse cultures that call the ACT home. If you book cheap flights Brisbane to Canberra during the festival, you’ll witness a parade and showcases of different cultures, including Chinese, Indian, Latin American, and French. Cultural performance take a variety of forms, such as singing, dancing, and traditional displays. Visitors with flights Brisbane to Canberra can also get a taste of these different cultures through more than 400 food stalls that are present throughout the festival.
Canberra Balloon Spectacular
Plan your Brisbane to Canberra flights for travel in early March to witness this magical event. Each morning over the course of a week, dozens of hot air balloons take to the skies over Canberra. For an unforgettable experience when you have tickets to Canberra from Brisbane, you could even book a spot on one of the balloons. Otherwise, the balloons are visible from viewpoints all over Canberra. To see the balloons accompanied by music, head to the lawns of the Old Parliament House.
Floriade was originally planned as a one-off event to celebrate Canberra’s 75th anniversary. However, it has grown to become the city’s most popular event. For a month between mid-September and mid-October, Canberra is taken over by beautiful flower displays. If you book Brisbane to Canberra flights for travel during the event, you can witness millions of flowers spread across 8,000 square metres of the city. During Floriade, visitors with cheap flights Brisbane to Canberra will also be treated to live music, cultural celebrations, international food vendors, and more. For a few nights during the festival, visitors with flights Brisbane to Canberra can also attend Floriade NightFest, which features illuminated flowers and a line-up of musicians and comedians.
Cafes and Restaurants
Sage Dining Rooms
For a dining experience you won’t forget, plan to visit Sage Dining Rooms when you have Brisbane to Canberra return flights. Sage is a high-end restaurant that grows its own fresh produce and spices for use in its fare. Three- or five-course dinner tasting menus are available, or an a la carte offering can be enjoyed at lunch when you have Brisbane to Canberra flights. While the menu changes with the seasons, expect plates such as charred cauliflower with 64-degree egg yolk; crispy skin barramundi with black garlic; 12-hour sous vide spiced pineapple. The restaurant’s watering-hole, Mint Garden Bar, offers small bites and canapes from the Sage kitchen.
Tipsy Bull is the perfect restaurant choice for people that love exceptional eats without a pretentious atmosphere. The restaurant prides itself on serving creative and affordable spins on high-end fare. Visit Tipsy Bull when you have cheap flights to Canberra from Brisbane to try dishes such as gruyere croquettes, Peking Duck tacos, and red wine-braised beef cheeks. Visitors with flights Brisbane to Canberra with hearty appetites (or that just can’t choose from the menu) can opt for an eight-dish tasting menu for $69 AUD. Gin drinkers can also take their tipple picks from a menu featuring more than 230 options.
The Cupping Room
With a central location beside City Hill, the Cupping Room is a great place to grab a coffee when you have cheap flights to Canberra from Brisbane. The cafe roasts its own coffee and is known for serving some of the best specialty brews in Canberra. Pair your espresso or latte with one of the plates from the all-day dining menu, such as French toast, cheese and corn fritters, cold-smoked salmon with horseradish yoghurt, or a short-rib burger. The menu does change seasonally - so there is even more of a reason to make a return visit with cheap flights Brisbane to Canberra!
How Much Time to Spend in Canberra
When booking flights into Canberra Airport (CBR), plan to stay for about three to four days. Planning Brisbane to Canberra flights over a long weekend will allow you to experience much of the culture and historical attractions that the ACT has to offer.