Named after the architect who designed Canberra – Walter Burley Griffin, Lake Burley Griffin is an artificial lake in the approximate center of the beautifully planned capital of Australia. It’s hard to miss as you drive towards Parliament House. The shoreline circles up to 40.5 km in length while the length of the lake is 9km. Inaugurated in 1964, the lake was formed by damming Molonglo River.
|Panaromic view of the Lake|
You can indulge in numerous water sport activities like Rowing, Fishing, Sailing, Kayaking and Stand up paddle. If not anything else, you can hire a bike and cycle around the beautiful lake, stopping by various monuments on the way. The cycling and walking track is well maintained and freely accessible to the public.