1 Hour Sightseeing Cruise
This wonderful trip 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
- National Library
- High Court of Australia
- National Gallery of Australia
Children (U12) $9
Family (of 2 adults and 2 children) $45
Every Sunday at 3pm.
Call 02 6273 1784 for all cruise schedules and bookings, which are essential.
Government House Gardens Cruise
Exclusive to Southern Cross Cruises, this delightful tour includes a guided walk through the gardens at Government House.
Departs Thursday 9am. From September to November and February through til April.
Adults $23 per person
Children (U12) $17 per person
Bookings essential on 02 6273 1784
Lunch and dinner cruises
Soft music, fine cuisine, an elegant ambience and wonderful views from Lake Burley Griffin transforms a lunch or dinner cruise into the ultimate experience! Perfect for celebrating special occasions or treating visitors to a unique experience of Canberra.
Sunday Lunch | 12pm to 2:30pm
Thursday Dinner | 7pm to 10pm
Children (U12) $25
These popular educational cruises have been designed to give students a different perspective of the National Capital and to introduce them to Lake Burley Griffin. The interesting commentary highlights several topics, and there is also the opportunity for students to ask questions. The cruise covers many aspects of the Canberra foreshore including:
- National Buildings
- Aboriginal Themes
These 1 hour cruises are tailored wherever possible to fit in with school itineraries and curriculum. Light refreshments are also available to purchase from the snack bar.
1 teacher per 20 students travels free of charge
Bookings for school cruises are essential by calling 02 6273 1784 or email
Tour groups/coach groups
A cruise of Lake Burley Griffin is a must for any tour of Canberra. Tour operators and groups can make a booking to schedule a cruise for 20 or more people, with coach drivers travelling free of charge.
Bookings for group cruises are essential by calling 02 6273 1784 or email