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Lake Burley Griffin

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“bike ride”(65 reviews)
“bridge walk”(24 reviews)
“national library”(104 reviews)
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Canberra, Australia
+61 419 418 846
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Reviewed 4 days ago

It was so calm experiencing the cute ducks the trees matching the seasons and the barbeque and picnic spots for families to snack on while enjoying the view of the lake

Thank adamadjt1008
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We did a jog by the lake Suitable to walk, jog, bicycle and easy with a pram by the lake Although the afternoon we went it was blowing a gale. I think morning looked better

Thank MelindaM1582
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed walking around the lake and it was very peaceful. Next time will hire bike and ride around the entire lake, as it is large.

1  Thank Peter_Clare_50
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lake Burley Griffin is one of Canberra’s best features. There are great views from all vantage points and these include most of the city’s attractions. There are excellent walking paths and bike paths around the lake. There is even a lake cruise that takes in...More

1  Thank ShaneM572
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Long weekend in Canberra saw lots of different aspects of the lake. Gardens and parks well cared for.

1  Thank Karen B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful place. We enjoyed a cruise around the lake. Very interesting and informative. The Yacht Club caters for disabled sailors which was great to see.

1  Thank SuperGrannie2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lake Burley Griffen is a beautiful human-made lake in Canberra. It has better areas to experience it in than in other vantage points - the best being; on the lawns near the Canberra Yacht Club Yarralumla Bay, in front of the National Library, Weston Park,...More

1  Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A lot of good museums and attractions around this lake. However there are only a few restaurants. The west and east loops are not so good. A lot of drinking machines are unable to use.

Thank kylelQ1634EM
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This body of water truly brings Canberra to life. Always great to see how it forms the backdrop to many buildings and is truly a recreation area which locals and tourists can enjoy. Great to see a tourist vcruise operating here.

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1  Thank Cheryl M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lake Burley Griffin has beautifully planned and executed recreational areas, walking and cycling tracks. Very scenic. Well worth a long walk, drive and or cycle.

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Marea E
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Response from Fishnstitch | Reviewed this property |
The Southern Cross Yacht club is where we hire catamarans for the day. Sadly Mr. Spokes bike and paddle boat hire was closed earlier this year . The ACT government bought out the business for residential development. It was... More
4 November 2016|
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Response from Fishnstitch | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure about scooter hire around Lake Burley Griffin but there are hire shops in Canberra where you can hire mobility scooters for long or short term rent. One is called The Wheelchair Factory. I can't endorse the... More
7 August 2016|
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Response from Southtrack | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Yes, there is a Segway tour. It leaves from Queen Elizabeth Terrace, between Questacon and the National Gallery. The company (Canberra Segway Experience) has a website - it's worth checking for minimum age, weight... More