Lake Burley Griffin

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  • Address: Lake Burley Griffin, Canberra, 2601, Australia
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Phone: +1300-554114
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Water Body, Walking Area, Food And Drinks, Leisure, Family And Kids, Water Sport, Picnic Spot, Cruise

It’s incredible how paradise is located so close to central Canberra. Covering 664 hectares and with a shoreline of 40 odd kilometres, the Lake Burley Griffin is named after the couple who designed Canberra.

With excellent cycling paths and walkways, your weekends can be spent around this beautiful piece of heaven. Take a cruise or catch a ferry. Hire a boat or a bike. Enjoy the water views over a meal or drinks at cafes and restaurants. Enjoy picnics in the lovely parks.

Don’t miss the captain Cook memorial Water jet near Regatta Point.

Buy tickets for Lake Burley Griffin from the tickets section on display and make the most of the exciting deals that come along with the Lake Burley Griffin tickets. While it is not mandatory to book tickets for Lake Burley Griffin, it would be a crime to pass along given the Lake Burley Griffin ticket prices. Complete with excellent cycling paths and walking trails, Lake Burley Griffin is an ideal spot for families. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Canberra itinerary 1 day.

  • The lake is beautiful in the autumn season. Do visit if you are in Canberra around that time.

  • The Lennox crossing bus stop is the closest to the lake.

  • Ivy Aafe
  • Promenade Cafe

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  • Lake Burley Griffin Address: Lake Burley Griffin, Canberra, 2601, Australia
  • Lake Burley Griffin Contact Number: +1300-554114
  • Lake Burley Griffin Timing: 24-hrs
  • Lake Burley Griffin Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Lake Burley Griffin(preferred time): 11:00 am - 02:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Lake Burley Griffin: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 95% of people who visit Canberra include Lake Burley Griffin in their plan

  • 36.28% of people start their Lake Burley Griffin visit around 4 PM - 5 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Lake Burley Griffin

Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday

94.59% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Lake Burley Griffin

People normally club together Museum Of Australian Democracy and Australian National Botanic Gardens while planning their visit to Lake Burley Griffin.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • Absolutely beautiful, spectacular views great weather what's not to like. You can walk r cycle around the lake or hire scooters and enjoy a light meal at one of the cafes around the lake.

  • Excellent lake for walk and picnic. View is always scenic no matter the time of the day or season. One of my absolute favourite spots in Canberra.

  • Lake Burley Griffin is the most beautiful area.The size means there is ample space for multiple visitors to enjoy it at the same time. I visited mid October and it was a warm spring day so the walk was most enjoyable. It's the perfect location for photos, especially since some of the main tourist attractions in Canberra can be seen in the background.

  • This is where I run and can be a fun place for local people and visitors alike. The distance of the inner circuit using the bridges is close to 5km. Lots of sights, particularly with the gallery just off the track and National Library. There are even Sedgeways for hire for those wanting to see more of the lake on a time, or exercise, budget.

  • Good for a jog in the warmer months. DO NOT SWIM! Yuck!

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