MV Southern Cross Cruises

Cruises, Sailing and Water Tours

Enjoy the ever changing views of Canberra’s famous landmarks and the beautiful shores of Lake Burley Griffin from the MV Southern Cross! The MV Southern Cross features disabled access, air conditioning and open air viewing platform on the top deck for everyone to enjoy.

All scheduled cruises and cruise dates are available on the website. Please meet at the MV Southern Cross at the Yacht Club, Mariner Place, Yarralumla.

Private functions are available. Speak to the team about creating the perfect event for your special occasion in the nation’s capital. Subject to availability and terms and conditions.

Facilities

Boating Boating Cruises, Sailing and Water Tours Disabled access available Extended Food and Wine Tours Half Day or Less Water - Motorised

Services

Exclusive to Southern Cross Cruises, this delightful tour includes a guided walk through the gardens of Government House. Enjoy exploring the tranquil western shoreline of Lake Burley Griffin aboard the M.V. Southern Cross.

Bookings are essential.

From $9 to $18

This wonderful one hour cruise around Canberra’s Lake Burley Griffin is the perfect way to see some of Canberra’s biggest attractions. Enjoy an informative commentary about the National Capital while enjoying freshly brewed tea or coffee, with other light refreshments available for purchase.

The cruise covers many aspects of the Canberra foreshore including:

National Museum of Australia
Carillon
National Library
High Court of Australia
National Gallery of Australia
Departure 3pm
Return 4pm

Bookings are essential.

From $30 to $79

Soft music, fine cuisine, elegant ambiance and wonderful views from Lake Burley Griffin transforms a dinner cruise into the ultimate experience!

A Thursday Dinner Cruise is perfect for celebrating a special occasion, or treating yourself to a unique experience of Canberra.

From $9 to $18

Take a Saturday Sightseeing Cruise on Canberra’s Lake Burley Griffin. Enjoy an informative commentary about the nation’s capital while enjoying freshly brewed tea or coffee, with other light refreshments available for purchase.

Tour highlights on this one hour cruise include the National Museum of Australia, National Carillon, National Library of Australia, High Court of Australia and the National Gallery of Australia.

This wonderful one hour cruise around Canberra’s Lake Burley Griffin is the perfect way to see some of Canberra’s biggest attractions. Enjoy an informative commentary about the National Capital while enjoying freshly brewed tea or coffee, with other light refreshments available for purchase.

The cruise covers many aspects of the Canberra foreshore including:

National Museum of Australia
Carillon
National Library
High Court of Australia
National Gallery of Australia
Departure 3pm
Return 4pm

Bookings are essential.

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 ambiance and wonderful views from Lake Burley Griffin transform a lunch cruise into the ultimate experience!

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

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