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Address: Kings Avenue | Lake Burley Griffin, Canberra, Australia

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Underrated Open Space

Canberra has plenty of parkland and open space. Kings Park is on the shores of Lake Burley Griffin. It can be accessed easily from the shared walkways and cycleways. It is a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 April 2016
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Canberra, Australia

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Yass, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

Whether you are biking, walking,picniking this is a lovely place to enjoy. Rarely crowded it is a wonderful place for families, firends and pretty much everyone. We like to kayak there.

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

Canberra has plenty of parkland and open space. Kings Park is on the shores of Lake Burley Griffin. It can be accessed easily from the shared walkways and cycleways. It is a pleasant place to sit and watch the world go by. Thanks for your vote if you found this review helpful.

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

Kings park is a nice place to visit and waonder through on your way walking around the Lake Burley Griffin.

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016

In Canberra, there is no shortage of lovely green public open space. This is another of those parks. There is nothing particular to note about it but it is lovely there are so many.

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Thank Richard F
Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

Lake Burley Griffin is there to be enjoyed, especially its surrounds: the parks and gardens, wild and cultivated in turn, from a bike or on foot. It's a special feature of the National Capital.

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Thank GeoffRandal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2014 via mobile

This is a great spot to just kick back and relax. Good views across the lake,grassed lawns, bbq, toilets and the carillon has a nice chime every 15 mins. No cafes so best to take a picnic lunch and bike to ride around Lake Burley Griffin.

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Thank Nick M
Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2012

Just another of Canberra's beautiful open spaces which is there for everyone to enjoy in any manner of ways. Get out and enjoy it.

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Thank Turbogirl25
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2012

One of the few pretty places in Canberra, King's Park is great on a warm sunny day (so obviously not in winter...) for a BBQ or picnic. Plenty of space and the lake is nice to look at.

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Thank KellyF7
Canberra, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2012

A popular recreational location near the lake for Canberreans on wheels and feet (human and canine).

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2011

King's park offers a nice grassy area and a few benches to overlook the captain cook jet, on the other side of Commonwealth Park. The park has a main walking trail and shared bike path. The park contains or is quite close to numerous other attractions such as Regatta Point, National Galleries, High Court, and National Library, Commonwealth Park, Carillion,... More 

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