Lake Burley Griffin Cruises

Cruises, Sailing and Water Tours

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 he shares some of Canberra’s best kept secrets.

Skipper Jim Paterson has over 30 years local knowledge and a successful broadcasting career behind him. His entertaining and well-researched commentary is one of the highlights of your lake cruise.

Tours on the The EL Cygnet and the Gull depart from Acton Ferry Terminal in Acton Park, adjacent to the Paddle Boat hire.

Check Jim’s website for cruise times or his twitter feed for weather updates.

Facilities

Boating Boating Cruises, Sailing and Water Tours Disabled access available Half Day or Less International Nature & Wildlife Water - Motorised

Services

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.

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a couplelooking into the entry to an air raid shelter

Calthorpes’ House

Red Hill, Canberra

Belconnen Arts Centre - Street Frontage

Belconnen Arts Centre

Belconnen, Canberra

White Cedars in front of a building, found on the Lindsay Pryor Walk

Lindsay Pryor Walk, Australian National University

Acton, Canberra

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Gang Gang Tours

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Bowling greens

The RUC at Turner

Turner, Canberra

Pool hall

Canberra Olympic Pool

Canberra

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