Lake Burley Griffin
The masterful centrepiece of Canberra, the large and lovely Lake Burley Griffin is an ideal water playground, whether you’re into rowing, sailing, kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding or fishing. Cyclists and walkers are well catered for along the 40km shoreline, and nothing beats a picnic in its numerous parks and gardens.
For those seeking a more leisurely experience, take a cruise, catch a ferry, or simply enjoy the water views from one of the many lake-side cafes and restaurants.
TRIPADVISOR TRAVELLER RATING
Ranked #6 of 197 things to do in Canberra on TripAdvisor
Certificate of Excellence 2016
TRIPADVISOR TRAVELLER REVIEWS
Reviewed on 27 Sep 2016
This is the heart of Canberra. Without the lake, Canberra would be unbearable. Get out there and get some mileage on your trainers/bike/skates!
Reviewed on 26 Sep 2016
appeared very popular with visitors. Lovely views of old parliament house and new parliament house, boats and rowers on lake
Reviewed on 22 Sep 2016
Had a lovely walk around the lake it's very picturesque. Along the way is Floriade the tulip festival which is just on at the moment. There is the information centre that shows the history of...