MV Southern Cross Cruises

Cruises, Sailing and Water Tours

Cruise the capital and see the landmarks from Canberra’s Lake Burley Griffin aboard the MV Southern Cross. Enjoy the ever-changing views of Canberra’s famous landmarks and the beautiful shores of Lake Burley Griffin from the MV Southern Cross.

MV Southern Cross Cruises offer weekend sightseeing tours and weekly lunch and dinner cruises, and their boat can be chartered for special events. Call them on the phone number provided to arrange.

The MV Southern Cross features disabled access, air conditioning and an open-air viewing platform on the top deck for everyone to enjoy.


From $24 to $30

Join this unique experience of one of Australia’s most iconic locations. Take in the beautiful Lake Burley Griffin as you cruise to the historic Governor-General’s residence, where you will receive an exclusive tour.

The tour is hosted by the volunteers from the Australiana Fund, who will educate and enthrall you as you wander the picturesque surroundings.

Disabled Access

Carpark Family Friendly


With fine food, elegance and ambience, and the wonderful views of Lake Burley Griffin, their Thursday dinner cruises are the ultimate lake experience.

A perfect treat for celebrating a special occasion or providing something unique for your visitors to Canberra.

Enjoy a delicious three course menu made with seasonal produce on your Dinner cruise.

Disabled Access

Carpark Family Friendly

From $17 to $24

The Sightseeing Cruise, 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.

Hop aboard their Premium sightseeing vessel with highly experienced Skippers providing informative, personalised commentary on the stories of the Capital’s key landmarks. Sit in comfortable indoor and outdoor seating for up to 50 guests.

Morning tea, tea and snacks are available for purchase on board, along with a fully licensed bar.

Disabled Access

Carpark Family Friendly

From $39 to $90

There’s no better way to experience Canberra than by gliding across Lake Burley Griffin in the stylish comfort of the MV Southern Cross as you soak up the stunning views. Featuring fully enclosed, air-conditioned dining and outer decks for al fresco cruising, relax and enjoy the picturesque shoreline while cruising Lake Burley Griffin.

Soft music, fine cuisine, elegant ambience, and wonderful views from Lake Burley Griffin transform a lunch cruise into the ultimate experience!

Their Sunday Lunch Cruise is perfect for celebrating a special occasion or treating visitors (or yourself!) to a unique experience of Canberra.

Disabled Access

Carpark Family Friendly

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