Enjoy a serene cruise with Punting on the Lake around the islands of the picturesque Ornamental Lake in Melbourne’s stunning Royal Botanic Gardens. Settle back in an elegant wooden punt to enjoy a unique view of one of the world’s finest gardens as your professional punter tells you about its history, environment, wildlife and plants.
Punts depart regularly from the Punting on the Lake landing in front of the Terrace Cafe, inside Gate A of the Royal Botanic Gardens (corner Alexandra Avenue and Anderson Street). Tours take 30 minutes and are suitable for all ages. Longer evening and sunset tours are also available throughout the summer. Reservations are recommended, and can be made through the website.
You can also enjoy a Punt Tour – High Tea Package with Punting on the Lake and the Terrace Cafe, or book a charter cruise for your wedding or function in the Royal Botanic Gardens.
Gift vouchers for all our tours make a wonderful present and can be purchased through the website.
Service TypesCruises, Sailing and Water Tours
Disabled AssistanceCaters for limited mobility
MembershipRegional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation
AccreditationAustralian Tourism Accreditation