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Sightseeing Cruise

Photo of Lake Burley Griffin
MV Southern Cross
Photo of Lake Burley Griffin
MV Southern Cross


Our sightseeing tour, running on Saturday and Sunday every week, is the best way to introduce you to Canberra and her monuments, museums and political battlegrounds. With an informative commentary and experienced crew, it’s great way to see the sights.

Featuring a fully enclosed, air-conditioned lower deck, and outer decks for outdoor cruising, relax and enjoy the picturesque shoreline while cruising Lake Burley Griffin.

- Premium sightseeing vessel with highly experienced Skippers
- Informative, personalised commentary on the stories of the Capital’s key landmarks
- Comfortable indoor and outdoor seating for up to 50 guests
- Morning tea served (available for purchase on board)
- Tea and snacks are available for purchase on board, along with a fully licensed bar

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1 Mariner Place, Yarralumla, Australian Capital Territory, AustraliaGet Directions

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TripAdvisor ratingBased on 57 reviews

“Boat didn't stop to pick us up”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 5mos ago by 483cassandras

Booked this cruise with family from interstate to celebrate a 60th birthday. We booked to be picked up at 9.15am on Saturday from Commonwealth Place Jetty. The boat, however, did not stop to pick us...

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“Best cruise on the lake by far”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 7mos ago by Rich G

Definitely the best cruise to do around Lake Burley Griffin as there is plenty of space both inside and outside to watch the sights go by and take plenty of photos. Our boat pulled up alongside the...

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“Lovely morning. ”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 1yr ago by Hayls78

Went with my husband and 3 children for my birthday. It was a lovely day and the staff were amazing. The captain gave great commentary and was very funny. The poor barista was swamped and struggling...

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