Lake Burley Griffin Tours

The idyllic counterpoint to Canberra’s political center, the manmade Lake Burley Griffin stretches over 664 hectares right at the heart of the capital. Formed in 1963 by the damming of the Molonglo River, the lake has since become not only the city’s natural centerpiece, but an important recreational ground. 

Cruises along the lake are a fun way for visitors to admire lakeside attractions like Parliament House, the National Museum of Australia and the Captain James Cook Memorial and Water Jet, while other popular activities include kayaking, canoeing, windsurfing, dragon boating and rowing. Miles of parks and recreational areas also line the lakeside and King’s Park, Commonwealth Park, Stirling Park and Weston Park are all favorite local spots, full of walking and biking trails, barbecue and picnic areas, and swimming beaches.

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Lake Burley Griffin is located in central Canberra.
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Address: Canberra, Australia
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National Museum of Australia: Ultimate Museum Experience

Enjoy an introduction to the collections of the National Museum of Australia, located in the Australian capital of Canberra. Get the ultimate museum experience with a fascinating one-hour tour of the museum, and breakfast or lunch in the museum's cafe. Your meal is accompanied by one glass of wine, beer or a non-alcoholic beverage, and you can take in views of Lake Burley Griffin waterfront from the cafe. Afterward, feel free to browse the museum's exhibits on your own.
  • Duration: 2 to 3 hours
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US$43,83
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  • Duration: 2 to 3 hours
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Canberra Day Trip from Sydney Including Parliament House and the Australian War Memorial

Discover the historic icons, innovative architecture and landscaped parklands of Canberra, on this full-day tour from Sydney. Visit the heritage town of Berrima and take in dramatic views of the Australian capital from Mt Ainslie. Enjoy a guided tour of the Australian War Memorial, peek into the Parliament House, see the Prime Minister’s Lodge and visit the National Art Gallery. After lunch (own expense), take a scenic drive around Lake Burley Griffin, past attractions like the High Court of Australia, the National Library and the Carillon Bell Tower.
  • Duration: 13 hours
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US$138,05
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  • Duration: 13 hours
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