Lake Burley Griffin Free Guided Walk

Lake Burley Griffin Free Guided Walk

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Tour run by National Capital Authority

Take a Lake Burley Griffin Free Guided Walk along the lake's central basin foreshore. The walk focuses on the history, design and significance of the lake and its surrounding landscape.

Guided walks are offered during Daylight Savings or as part of special events such as the Canberra and District Heritage Festival.

Groups of over 15 people can book at anytime by email.

Bookings are essential but free of charge.
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DETAILS

COSTS

Adult
Free

Child
Free

FITNESS LEVEL

This tour requires a basic level of fitness

CAPACITY

Requires at least 5 people
Maximum of 40 people

ACCESSIBILITY

Disabled access available, contact operator for details

SCHEDULE

Tour locations

Meet at the National Capital Exhibition next to the Canberra and Region Visitors Centre. Tour ends at the National Carillon

Tour start point
Barrine Drive, Acton

Tour end point
Parkes

Reviews

TripAdvisor traveller rating

BASED ON 63 REVIEWS

Ranked #54 of 223 things to do in Canberra on TripAdvisor

“Really small exhibition area”

Reviewed on 08/01/2020

Almost gave it a miss due to the music festival setup, but it provides a comprehensive timeline to Canberra's history, as well as insight as to why Canberra had been chosen as the Australian capital...

Review by

gwendolphyn

“Not much”

Reviewed on 24/10/2019

Short film !!lots of school kids long walk if you are not from area ( when ask people how to get there got lots of bad directions ) nice view !!so if you go take the culture connection bus

Review by

685harrietm

“The why's & how's of Canberra”

Reviewed on 02/10/2019

Start with the 5 minute video of why Canberra is where it is - clear and concise, yet entertaining explanation. Check out the centrally located map which combines some history with locations of some...

Review by

Angela I

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