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Sail a premium Scandinavian picnic boat around Lake Burley Griffin - no boat licence required!
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Trevillian Quay | Wharf 2, Canberra 2604, Australia
+61 2 6100 7776
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

We hired the boat for 2 hours (think next time we will book for 3 hours as the time seemed to go by so quickly) and LOVED our time on goboat - it was our favourite thing we did while in Canberra. Our dog was...More

1  Thank Tracyoh
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Recently spent a lovely two hours floating around Lake Burley Griffin in an electric boat from Goboat Canberra. Such a great way to see many of the beautiful sites, without the noise and traffic. We did the 10am start , which gave us the quiet,...More

1  Thank lisaphilippa2018
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

What a lovely idea for an hour out on the water. Up to eight people can sit on the boat . Just glides along slowly . Easy to steer with a map and clear directions. Anyone can do it. No license required. Life jackets available....More

1  Thank _susan_dysart
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyable and different way to enjoy Canberra and beauty of the under utilised Lake Burley Griffin. My wife and I thought it would be a nice way to spend it together on our 1st Wedding Anniversay, with some nice food, the wind, the water...More

3  Thank Markus F
Reviewed 20 March 2018

What an amazing morning spent gliding under the Hot Air Balloons, you couldn’t keep the smiles off our faces. Stable and quiet, easy to navigate and just a joy to be in these boats. Thank you so much GoBoat for an experience none of us...More

1  Thank justaddlib
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

My 5 kids, husband and I had a truly joyous and memorable experience with GoBoat, we’re so excited it’s come to Canberra, as it’s not easy to find activities for a family with large age differences (20 months to 15 years)! With life jackets provided...More

2  Thank emilybeau
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Cannot recommend this enough! 2 hours is the perfect amount of time, but 3 hours would have been lovely too! We had the latest booking for the day which made for a beautiful and relaxing evening on the lake; from a perspective rarely seen before....More

1  Thank Sally N
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Wow, is an understatement of the year. What a fantastic trip out on the Lake, the servce from Go Boat was excellent, friendly knowledgeable and helpful staff, nothing was to much trouble. This was simply an amazing way to see the balloon festival I can’t...More

8  Thank n30nra1n
GoBoatCanberra, Owner at GoBoat Canberra, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Thank you! We're just loving the balloon spectacular, and how much fun everyone's having!

Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

You can get under the bridge near the Carillon if you take the table off it’s legs. Scooch down low and go go go. Don’t forget to put your empty bottles under the bridge on the way back into Kingston Foreshore.More

8  Thank Andrew C
GoBoatCanberra, Manager at GoBoat Canberra, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2018

Thanks Andrew for the 5 star review, but we'd hate for other customers to follow your advice and damage the boats, losing their security deposit. The very low bridge is marked on the map as one of the few no-go zones in the lake because...More

Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

We went for an hour to have an initial look. The overall experience is excellent. Despite a less than ideal day (quite windy) we had a great lunch on the water. The service is friendly and professional, albeit a bit slow. And the boats are...More

9  Thank 81happytraveller735
GoBoatCanberra, Manager at GoBoat Canberra, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Hey thank you!! Love to hear that you had heaps of fun. Thanks for your feedback on speed though, we'll work on it! Look forward to seeing you again for a 2 hour experience so you can get around to Springbank Island :)

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Gordon H
24 August 2018|
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Response from GoBoatCanberra | Property representative |
Hi Gordon, we suggest booking for the morning or late afternoon, we're open until sunset. Unfortunately the low bridges in Kingston mean we can't install canopies.