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Sightseeing Cruise × × × × × × ×
Sightseeing Cruise

Sightseeing Cruise

Our weekend sightseeing tour 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 a great way to see the sights.

One 90 minute tour departs from 9:00am on Saturday and Sunday only. Please arrive 15 minutes prior.

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


Schedule:

Trevillian Quay, Giles Street Jetty, in front of the ‘The Dock’, Kingston Foreshore
Pick up 9:00am  /  Drop off 10.30am 

Commonwealth Place Jetty, Queen Elizabeth Terrace, Parkes ACT (near Questacon)
Pick up 9:15am  /  Drop off 10:45am 

Lotus Bay Jetty, Lotus Bay, Yarralumla at the Yacht Club
Pick up 9:30am  /  Drop off 11:00am


Tea and coffee are available on board, along with snacks and a fully licensed bar.
Add a Coffee and Muffin to your Sighseeing cruise booking for just $8. Add to your booking today or book on board during your cruise.

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Add a 2 or 3 course lunch at the Yacht Club Restaurant after your Sightseeing cruise to your booking. Choose from our set menu below.
2 course $57 or 3 course $67. Add to your booking today (on the next screen) or book on board during your cruise.

View Yacht Club Set Menu



Allergen Information

Please advise our staff of any dietary requirements, intolerances or allergies. 

  • Duration : 2 Hours (approx.)
From AUD $24.00

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Government House Gardens Cruise × × × × × × ×
Government House Gardens Cruise

Government House Gardens Cruise

Join us for this unique experience of one of Australia's most iconic locations. Take in the beautiful Lake Burley Griffin as you cruise to the historic Governor General's residence, where you will receive an exclusive tour.

Join us for this unique experience of one of Australia's most iconic locations. Take in the beautiful Lake Burley Griffin as you cruise to the historic Governor General's residence, where you will receive an exclusive tour.

The tour is hosted by the volunteers from the Australiana Fund who will educate and enthral you as you wander the picturesque surroundings.


Departure: 1pm Thursday from the Yacht Club, Mariner Place, Yarralumla.
This cruise runs every Thursday during March, April, September, October and November.


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

 

Adult $35
Concession $30
Child (5-12 years) $17
Child (under 5) Free

 

Add an Afternoon Tea to your Government House cruise booking for just $30 when you book.
Your afternoon tea pack includes sandwiches, scones, pastries, slice or cake and a glass of sparkling.

 


Due to the exclusiveness of this tour, we require booking 48 hours in advance.

We are required to take the name and date of birth for all participants joining us, which will be forwarded to the AFP at the Governor General's Residence.

Please note, this cruise consists of a 1 hour walking tour of Government House Gardens. Unfortunately there is no wheelchair access up into the grounds of Government House and the path the tour takes is quite uneven.

Upon arrival at Government Gardens, guests are advised to use the bathrooms before disembarking from the boat as there is no access to toilets during the tour.

All guests are required to provide ID.

We reserve the right to cancel this cruise in the event of bad weather or low booking numbers. Also being the residence of the Governor General, the AFP reserves the right to refuse access to Gardens at short notice due to security reasons.

 

For further information, please call 6273 1784 or email Yacht Club Reception.

 

 

  • Duration : 2 Hours (approx.)
From AUD $35.00

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Thursday Dinner Cruise × × × × × × ×
Thursday Dinner Cruise

Thursday Dinner Cruise

With fine food, elegance and ambiance, plus the wonderful views of Lake Burley Griffin, our Thursday dinner cruise is the ultimate lake experience.


Enjoy an outstanding three course meal, ever changing views and elegant ambiance. Full bar service available.


Lotus Bay Jetty at the Yacht Club 
Depart 7:00pm  /  Return 9:30pm


Lotus Bay Departure Only

Please note, the Southern Cross Yacht Club reserves the right to cancel this cruise in the event of bad or unsafe weather conditions or low booking numbers.

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Enjoy a delicious three course menu made with seasonal produce on your Lunch or Dinner cruise.

– MENU –

(alternate serve)

ENTRÉE

Salmon Rillette (gf*, nf)

-Creamy Tasmanian fresh and smoked salmon with capers, lemon, crème fraicheand fresh dill served with sourdough crostini,

pickled fresh fennel and watercress

Beetroot Salad (v, gf, ve*)

-Marinated roasted beetroots and rock melon served with creamed goat cheese, celery heart, vincotto dressing, salted walnuts and pepita seeds


MAIN

Free Range Chicken Breast (gf, nf)

-Pan fried and served with portobello mushroom, fondant potatoes, sauté leek and creamy green peppercorn sauce

Riverina Lamb Rump (df, gf, nf)

-Slow roasted lamb marinated in rosemary served with sautéed pink potato, honey roasted carrot, pomegranate, and salsa verde


DESSERT

Classic Lemon Meringue Pie (nf)

-Served with fresh raspberries and lemon mascarpone

Crème Brûlée (gf*, nf)

-Traditional crème brûlée with fresh berries and vanilla shortbread

 

– CHILDREN –
Chicken Schnitzel with chips and salad
Ice cream with topping

 

 

(gf) Gluten free, (df) dairy free, (df*) can be made dairy free, (nf) nut free, (v) vegetarian, (ve) vegan, (ve*) can be made vegan

 
We cater to dietary requirements. Vegan and Vegetarian meals are available by request – please note this in the Special Requirements section when you make your booking.


  • Duration : 150 Minutes (approx.)
From AUD $90.00

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Sunday Lunch Cruise Book Now 46 Available × × × × × ×
Sunday Lunch Cruise

Sunday Lunch Cruise

With fine food, elegance and ambiance, and the wonderful views of Lake Burley Griffin, our Sunday lunch cruise is the ultimate lake experience.

Enjoy an outstanding three course meal, ever changing views and elegant ambiance. Full bar service available.

Lotus Bay Jetty, Lotus Bay, Yarralumla at the Yacht Club
Depart 12.00pm  /  Return 2:30pm


Lotus Bay Departure Only

Please note, the Southern Cross Yacht Club reserves the right to cancel this cruise in the event of bad or unsafe weather conditions or low booking numbers.

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Enjoy a delicious three course menu made with seasonal produce on your Lunch or Dinner cruise.


– MENU –

(alternate serve)

ENTRÉE

Salmon Rillette (gf*, nf)

-Creamy Tasmanian fresh and smoked salmon with capers, lemon, crème fraicheand fresh dill served with sourdough crostini,

pickled fresh fennel and watercress

Beetroot Salad (v, gf, ve*)

-Marinated roasted beetroots and rock melon served with creamed goat cheese, celery heart, vincotto dressing, salted walnuts and pepita seeds


MAIN

Free Range Chicken Breast (gf, nf)

-Pan fried and served with portobello mushroom, fondant potatoes, sauté leek and creamy green peppercorn sauce

Riverina Lamb Rump (df, gf, nf)

-Slow roasted lamb marinated in rosemary served with sautéed pink potato, honey roasted carrot, pomegranate, and salsa verde


DESSERT

Classic Lemon Meringue Pie (nf)

-Served with fresh raspberries and lemon mascarpone

Crème Brûlée (gf*, nf)

-Traditional crème brûlée with fresh berries and vanilla shortbread

 

– CHILDREN –
Chicken Schnitzel with chips and salad
Ice cream with topping

 

(gf) Gluten free, (df) dairy free, (df*) can be made dairy free, (nf) nut free, (v) vegetarian, (ve) vegan, (ve*) can be made vegan

 
We cater to dietary requirements. Vegan and Vegetarian meals are available by request – please note this in the Special Requirements section when you make your booking.

  • Duration : 3 Hours (approx.)
From AUD $90.00

Enter Number of Guests *

Choose a Time *

Family Sightseeing Cruise - Gift Card Book Now
Family Sightseeing Cruise - Gift Card

Family Sightseeing Cruise - Gift Card

This gift card entitles the bearer to a family Sightseeing cruise for 2 adults and 2 children on the MV Southern Cross.

One 90 minute tour departs from 9:00am on Saturday and Sunday only. Please arrive 15 minutes prior.


Schedule:

Trevillian Quay, Giles Street Jetty, in front of the ‘The Dock’, Kingston Foreshore
Pick up 9:00am  /  Drop off 10.30am 

Commonwealth Place Jetty, Queen Elizabeth Terrace, Parkes ACT (near Questacon)
Pick up 9:15am  /  Drop off 10:45am 

Lotus Bay Jetty, Lotus Bay, Yarralumla at the Yacht Club
Pick up 09:30am  /  Drop off 11:00am


Tea and coffee are available on board, along with snacks and a fully licensed bar.
Add a Coffee and Muffin to your Sighseeing cruise booking for just $8. Add to your booking today or book on board during your cruise.

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Add a 2 or 3 course lunch at the Yacht Club Restaurant after your Sightseeing cruise to your booking. Choose from our set menu below. 
2 course $57 or 3 course $67. Add to your booking today (on the next screen) or book on board during your cruise.

View Yacht Club Set Menu

AUD $72.00

Enter Number of Recipients *

Lunch or Dinner Cruise for Two - Gift Card Book Now
Lunch or Dinner Cruise for Two - Gift Card

Lunch or Dinner Cruise for Two - Gift Card

Gift Card for Lunch or Dinner Cruise

Gift Card for Lunch or Dinner Cruise. With fine food, elegance and ambiance, and the wonderful views of Lake Burley Griffin, our Sunday lunch and Thursday dinner cruises are the ultimate lake experience. 


A perfect treat for celebrating a special occasion or providing something unique for your visitors to Canberra.


AUD $180.00

Enter Number of Recipients *

Sightseeing Cruise for 2 adults and 2 children with Muffin and Drink - Gift Card Book Now
Sightseeing Cruise for 2 adults and 2 children with Muffin and Drink  - Gift Card

Sightseeing Cruise for 2 adults and 2 children with Muffin and Drink - Gift Card

This gift card entitles the bearer to family Sightseeling cruise for 2 adults and 2 children on the MV Southern Cross PLUS a muffin and hot drink/soft drink for all four guests. View more: mvsoutherncross.com.au/lunch-and-dinner-cruises

This gift card entitles the bearer to a family Sightseeling cruise for 2 adults and 2 children on the MV Southern Cross PLUS a muffin and hot drink/soft drink for all four guests.  

Our weekend sightseeing tour 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.


One 90 minute tour departs from 9:00am on Saturday and Sunday only. Please arrive 15 minutes prior.

Schedule:

Trevillian Quay, Giles Street Jetty, in front of the ‘The Dock’, Kingston Foreshore
Pick up 9:00am  /  Drop off 10.30am 

Commonwealth Place Jetty, Queen Elizabeth Terrace, Parkes ACT (near Questacon)
Pick up 9:15am  /  Drop off 10:45am 

Lotus Bay Jetty, Lotus Bay, Yarralumla at the Yacht Club
Pick up 9:30am  /  Drop off 11:00am


Tea and coffee are available on board, along with snacks and a fully licensed bar.
Add a Coffee and Muffin to your Sighseeing cruise booking for just $8. Add to your booking today or book on board during your cruise.

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Add a 2 or 3 course lunch at the Yacht Club Restaurant after your Sightseeing cruise to your booking. Choose from our set menu below. 
2 course $55 or 3 course $65. Add to your booking today (on the next screen) or book on board during your cruise.

View Yacht Club Set Menu



Allergen Information

Please advise our staff of any dietary requirements, intolerances or allergies. 

Valid for 3 years from date of supply.

Please visit mvsoutherncross.com.au/sightseeing-cruises for more details.

AUD $106.00

Enter Number of Recipients *

Sightseeing Cruise for 2 adults followed by a two course meal at the Yacht Club Restaurant - Gift Card Book Now
Sightseeing Cruise for 2 adults followed by a two course meal at the Yacht Club Restaurant - Gift Card

Sightseeing Cruise for 2 adults followed by a two course meal at the Yacht Club Restaurant - Gift Card

This gift card entitles the bearer to a Sightseeing cruise for 2 adults on the MV Southern Cross, followed by a two course meal at the Yacht Club Restaurant Please visit mvsoutherncross.com.au/sightseeing-cruises for more details

This gift card entitles the bearer to a Sightseeing cruise for 2 adults on the MV Southern Cross, followed by a two course meal at the Yacht Club Restaurant 

Our weekend sightseeing tour 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.

One 90 minute tour departs from 9:00am on Saturday and Sunday only. Please arrive 15 minutes prior.

Schedule:

Trevillian Quay, Giles Street Jetty, in front of the ‘The Dock’, Kingston Foreshore
Pick up 9:00am  /  Drop off 10.30am 

Commonwealth Place Jetty, Queen Elizabeth Terrace, Parkes ACT (near Questacon)
Pick up 9:15am  /  Drop off 10:45am 

Lotus Bay Jetty, Lotus Bay, Yarralumla at the Yacht Club
Pick up 9:30am  /  Drop off 11:00am


Valid for 3 years from date of supply.

Please visit mvsoutherncross.com.au/sightseeing-cruises for more details.

AUD $162.00

Enter Number of Recipients *