Lake Burley Griffin Cruises

Lake Burley Griffin Cruises

Please note, while restrictions put in place to respond to COVID-19 are easing, there may be some changes to business-as-usual to keep workers and visitors safe. Please contact the business for the most up to date information, including opening times and social distancing measures.

Enjoy the tranquillity of Lake Burley Griffin aboard a whisper-quiet boat with Lake Burley Griffin Cruises. See the sights and hear the skipper's inside stories as he shares some of Canberra's best kept secrets.

Skipper Jim Paterson has over 30 years local knowledge and a successful broadcasting career behind him. As featured in Lonely Planet's 20th Edition Australian guide book, His entertaining and well-researched commentary is one of the highlights of your lake cruise.

Tours on the The EL Cygnet and the Gull depart from 6 Queen Elizabeth Terrace, Parkes, near the Flags.

Check Jim's website for cruise times or his twitter feed for weather updates.

  • Cruise with High court in background
  • Cruise looking towards the fountain
  • Looking towards fountain  and black mountain on the lake
  • Boat painted bright colours
    Lake Burley Griffin Cruises has a new look, courtesy of artist Katy Mutton & Contour 556

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Reviews

TripAdvisor traveller rating

BASED ON 124 REVIEWS

Ranked #1 of 8 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Canberra on TripAdvisor

Awards

  • Travelers Choice 2020

“Just Do It”

Reviewed on 21/11/2020

Jim is an excellent skipper, very knowledgeable and provides a great insight to Canberra and surrounds

Review by

Shane S

“Delightful”

Reviewed on 19/11/2020

Canberra turned on the good weather for our excursion.
Lovely 2 hours putting along on the lake with Jim providing us with a narrative on the history and fun details of Canberra's history

Review by

kerryjmuir

“Nice little lake Cruise”

Reviewed on 28/10/2020

It was bit of a miserable day in Canberra but we were still keen to go on the Lake Cruise. We were so glad we did. Awesome little Cruise. Jim the Skipper/Owner is a funny and informative man. We...

Review by

TaniaA153

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