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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 270 reviews

“Enjoyable , informative lake cruise.”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 3w ago by Chris3099

Jim’s commentary was informative and humorous. We were pleasantly surprised with this no frills, relaxing cruise. Highly recommended.

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“A 'Must Do' Cruise”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 1mo ago by annesoma16

Canberra looked absolutely beautiful from the lake as we cruised along. We took an overseas guest on the cruise and she enjoyed herself and also learnt the history of the city from Jim who was very...

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“Morning Tea Cruise”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 1mo ago by Janet H

I've driven around Lake Burley Griffin many times but I'm so glad I did this cruise whilst in Canberra. Captain Jim was informative and entertaining. Beautiful views, lots of rowers out on the Lake...

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