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Sightseeing Cruises


Winter Cruise Schedule

Our sightseeing cruises will not be running during the colder season from 1 May until 9 September. We will continue to run our Sunday Lunch Cruise on the MV Southern Cross for those still looking to enjoy a cruise.

Our sightseeing tour, running on Saturday and Sunday every week, is the best way to introduce you to Canberra and her monuments, museums and political battlegrounds. With an informative commentary and experienced crew, it’s  great way to see the sights.

Featuring a fully enclosed, air-conditioned lower deck, and outer decks for outdoor cruising, relax and enjoy the picturesque shoreline while cruising Lake Burley Griffin.

  • Premium sightseeing vessel with highly experienced Skippers
  • Informative, personalised commentary on the stories of the Capital’s key landmarks
  • Comfortable indoor and outdoor seating for up to 50 guests
  • Morning tea served (available for purchase on board)
  • Tea and snacks are available for purchase on board, along with a fully licensed bar


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Purchase a gift card for a family Sightseeing Cruise for 2 adults and 2 children with muffin and hot drink for $104 – a great way to treat your family or loved ones. Valid for 3 years, from date of purchase.

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Purchase a gift card for a Sightseeing Cruise for 2 adults for $48 – a great way to treat your interstate guests or perfect for a special occasion. Valid for 3 years, from date of purchase.

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Our tour departs from 9am on Saturday and Sunday every week and features three convenient pick up points around the lake. You can then disembark at any of the same three points at the end of your tour.


Location Depart Return
Trevillian Quay, Kingston
Giles Street Jetty, in front of the ‘The Dock’, Kingston Foreshore
9am 10.30am
Commonwealth Place Jetty
Queen Elizabeth Terrace, Parkes ACT (near Questacon)
9.15am 10.45am
Lotus Bay Jetty
Lotus Bay, Yarralumla at the Yacht Club
9.30am 11am


Adult $24
Concession $17
Child (3-12 years) $12
Child under 3 free

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PLEASE NOTE that when booking, you will first choose the date of your booking and number of guests. Then you will be asked to “Choose a time” and the only option is 9am.  This is a limitation of the software – please continue by clicking on the BOOK NOW button and you will then be able to choose a different pickup time on the next screen during the booking process.

Add a Coffee and Muffin to your Sightseeing cruise booking for just $8.
Add to your booking today or book on board during your cruise.

Tea and coffee are available on board, along with snacks and a fully licensed bar.