Enjoy the tranquillity of Lake Burley Griffin aboard a whisper-quiet boat with Lake Burley Griffin Cruises. See the sights and hear the skipper’s inside stories as they shares some of Canberra’s best kept secrets.
Skippers Jim and Garnett have many years of years local knowledge and both have careers in the media behind them. As featured in Lonely Planet’s 20th Edition Australian guide book, his entertaining and well-researched commentary is one of the highlights of your lake cruise. They have also received TripAdvisor certificates for excellence for 2017,18, and 19 plus a Travellers’ Choice award for 2020.
Tours on the The EL Cygnet and the Gull depart from 4 Queen Elizabeth Terrace, Parkes, near the Flags and adjacent to the Elixir Café .
Check their website for cruise times or, the twitter feed for weather updates.
Service TypesCruises, Sailing and Water Tours
Disabled AssistanceDisabled access available
From $9 to $20
Take a one hour cruise around the most popular areas of the lake based on Lake Burley Griffin Cruises’ years of research and experience. They will maximise your opportunities to get up close to the Captain Cook Memorial Jet and cruise pass Aspen Island to hear the bells of the Carillon.
The skipper’s involvement can be as passive or as active as you like, with entertainingly presented commentary or answers to any questions you may have.
It’s best to book, but not essential.
From $12 to $35
Join Jim from Lake Burley Griffin Cruises for an interesting and informative two-hour Sunday Morning Tea Cruise to view the Governor General’s residence from the lake.
This cruise runs during Floriade and in the main season.
Bookings are essential.
Disabled AccessFamily Friendly Pet Friendly - Enquire