Lake Burley Griffin Cruises

Cruises, Sailing and Water Tours Half Day or Less

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

Services

The Captain Cook Memorial Jet framed by spring blossoms

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.

View of The Governor General's residence perched on Lake Burley Griffin

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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