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Self-Drive Electric Picnic Boat Tour in Canberra

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Drive your own electric boat on Canberra's Lake Burley Griffin cruising past landmarks like the National Carillion, with 1hr, 2hr, or 3hr cruise options.


  • Become the captain of your own eco-friendly boat, accommodating up to 8 guests, on Lake Burley Griffin.

  • Enjoy onboard comforts with a recycled timber table perfect for picnics and an open invitation for your furry friends!

  • Rest easy with a comprehensive safety briefing, provided equipment, and an area map to guide your voyage.

  • Cruise past the majestic National Carillion boasting 55 bells, the 152-meter Captain Cook water jet and see the swans, and ducks swimming in the lake.

  • Choose from 1 to 3-hour options to customize your voyage.

  • Did you know? The lake you're cruising on is named after Walter Burley Griffin, the American architect who designed Canberra.


  • 1-hr/2-hr/3-hr cruise (based on option selected)

  • Private boat accommodating up to 8 guests

  • All safety equipment

  • Area map including local landmarks


  • Tour guide

  • Food and beverage

Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Embrace the Mariner in You in Canberra

Get ready to navigate the serene waters of Lake Burley Griffin as the captain of your eco-friendly, electric picnic boat, designed to comfortably host up to 8 guests. Upon arrival, the hospitable GoBoat team equips you with safety gear and guides you through the boat's operation with a hands-on demonstration, guaranteeing everyone's ease before departure. No boat license is required, making this adventure perfect for explorers and fun seekers of all kinds! The boat's rustic appeal is highlighted by its communal recycled timber picnic table, perfectly suited for spreading out your picnic. This welcoming experience also extends to your pets, transforming your voyage into a family event.

A Tailored Cruise with Historic Highlights

From a succinct 1-hour to leisurely 2-hour and extended 3-hour cruises, this boat ride interlaces stunning views with historic landmarks. You'll start at Kingston Foreshore, which used to be a busy industrial place but is now full of great places to eat. The cruise is set along Lake Burley Griffin, named after an American architect who won a competition to design Canberra in 1912. Witness the National Carillion, a gift from Britain and one of the world's largest carillons, boasting 55 bells. And don't forget to look out for the Captain Cook Memorial Jet, launching water up to half the height of the Eiffel Tower!

Important Information

  • Facilities: Wheelchair Accessibility, Pram/Stroller Accessibility, Pet/Guide Dog Friendly.
  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instanty.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the attraction.

  • Please arrive at the attraction 30 minutes before the scheduled time of your visit to avoid any delays.

Ticket Redemption Point

  • Show your ticket at SuperPark MalaysiGoBoat Canberra.

  • Address: 8 Trevillian Quay, Kingston ACT 2604, Australia

  • Landmark:Walk over the bridge on Trevillian Quay and towards the water. Head down the dock and look for GoBoat signage.

Get Directions to the Redemption Point

Getting There

By Bus

  • The closest bus stop is Wentworth Av Old Bus Depot Markets. It is a quick 7-min walk to the attraction.

  • Board bus 830 to get you there.

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