Lake Burley Griffin, Canberra

Categories: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
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4.7/5 based on 1,100+ reviews on the web
The centerpiece of the nation's capital, Lake Burley Griffin is an artificial body of water created in 1963. You can spend days exploring this lake, on or off the water. Options include renting a paddleboat, canoe, or kayak or joining a scenic cruise, stopping at city landmarks located on the shores of the lake. You can also walk, cycle, or skate all the way around the lake, a distance of around 25 km (15.5 mi). Bicycles can be rented at several locations along the shore, where you can also join a guided tour around the city's extensive network of bike paths and off-road trails. Nearby you can find plenty of parking, as well as shops selling ice cream and refreshing drinks. Use our Fyshwick tourist route planner to add Lake Burley Griffin and other attractions to your Fyshwick vacation plans.
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  • Drove past on the way to another place and had to drive back to see the stunning array of different coloured flowering blossoms. Saw a possum hiding out in one of the trees. Took plenty of photos and ...  read more »
  • Lovely views, good amenities...just a delightful way to spend some time in Canberra. I went on a lovely sunny day and it was great. 
  • Good walking paths with great for cyclists as there are quite a few ,some do not ring their bell!Plenty of cafes at Kingston foreshore 
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