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Lake Burley Griffin Cruises

Cruise with High court in background
Cruise looking towards the fountain
Looking towards fountain  and black mountain on the lake
The end of another day
Gull ready to start the day
Waiting for the passengers
an easy feed for the flock
A promising start to life
Cruise with High court in background
Cruise looking towards the fountain
Looking towards fountain  and black mountain on the lake
The end of another day
Gull ready to start the day

Overview

Lake Burley Griffin Cruises invites guests to embark on an eco-friendly voyage aboard their cutting-edge EVs. Pioneering Electric Vessels since 2002, guests are welcomed to embrace the serene ambiance of Lake Burley Griffin aboard whisper-quiet boats. Exploring iconic sights while knowledgeable skippers divulge exclusive insights into Canberra's hidden gems forms the essence of these cruises.

The skippers boast extensive local expertise, with backgrounds spanning media careers. Their engaging and meticulously researched commentary stands as a highlight of the cruise. Recognized in Lonely Planet's 20th Edition Australian guide book, Lake Burley Griffin Cruises' tours have garnered TripAdvisor Certificates of Excellence for 2017, 2018, and 2019, along with Travellers' Choice Awards for 2020 and 2021.

Departing from 4 Queen Elizabeth Terrace, Parkes—nestled near the Flags and adjacent to the Jetty Canberra—guests are invited to join the tours on the EL Cygnet and the Gull for an unforgettable experience.
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Map of the venue locationMap of the venue location
4 Queen Elizabeth Terrace, Parkes, Australian Capital Territory, AustraliaGet Directions

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor ratingBased on 289 reviews

“Perfect introduction to Canberra”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 1mo ago by 473bradley

The trip was a great introduction into the city The captain - I didn't catch his name as I was late (sorry about that!) - was engaging, friendly and informative and I would definitely recommend. It's...

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“Well worth taking this river cruise”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 1mo ago by Ila42lrt6108

We booked in for the 1hr cruise due to limited time but enjoyed it very much. The commentary was very interesting and the views from the river were didn't than from the shore line. Next time will...

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“Highly informative and leisure Cruise”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 2mos ago by ist26

Captain Chris was great fun to listen to whilst enjoying the laid back Crusie around the lake . The history and I fab out the key land marks was very worth while for our 1 hour Crusie. Highly...

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