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Punting on the Lake

| Gate A, Corner Alexandra Avenue and Anderson Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
+61 481 455 410
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Amazing!

Today we went punting on the lake and our punter was Ayami and she was just brilliant! Friendly and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Luka D
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Fun on a lake

I surprised my partner with punting on the lake located at Melbourne botanic gardens. At first I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Trent M
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Take a serene cruise around one of the world's most beautiful botanic gardens. Our hand crafted wooden punts allow you a unique view of the gardens while our professional punter guides you around the picturesque islands and bays of the Ornamental Lake in the Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne. This is a perfect activity for a special occasion or a family outing and one of the nicest things to do in Melbourne. Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne South Yarra VIC 3004 (enter Gate A, corner Alexander Ave and Anderson St)
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“ornamental lake” (20 reviews)
“botanic gardens” (35 reviews)
“high tea” (10 reviews)
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| Gate A, Corner Alexandra Avenue and Anderson Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
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| Gate A, Corner Alexandra Avenue and Anderson Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
+61 481 455 410
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Today we went punting on the lake and our punter was Ayami and she was just brilliant! Friendly and full of knowledge and made us laugh. Highly recommended to go punting at the lake!!! Was such a peaceful experience and highly recommend having Ayami as...More

Thank Luka D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I surprised my partner with punting on the lake located at Melbourne botanic gardens. At first I was unsure of what to expect but after showing my girlfriend what we were doing it bought a smile to her face which was a win for me....More

Thank Trent M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have enjoyed a trip with Punting on the Lake twice now and we'll definitely be going back. Our guides have both been fantastic, friendly and knowledgable about the flora and fauna and the history of the Botanical Gardens. It is surprisingly relaxing to be...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I took a guided punt tour around the lake on Saturday with Wesley. It was a wonderful way to travel and you get quite a different perspective of the gardens. The lotus flowers were stunning!! Wesley kept us both entertained and informed...More

Thank curly5760
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing experience! Especially on a beautiful day. Our punter Wesley was amazing and was very informative about the botanical garden. We will definitely be back! Thanks :)

Thank Kimberley W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I recently visited the Botanical Gradens and had the amazing opportunity to take a ride on the Punt around the Lake, we had a brilliant and incredibly relaxing time. Wesley was so informative and hospitable, I honestly feel like I have ticked...More

Thank Beca31
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a lovely activity. Very calming and enjoyable. Our guide was not intrusive, while still informative. Thee were so many different micro areas, including the turtles sunbaking, and the surrounds were wonderful. We went as a couple.

Thank T-Bell01
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Friends were over from the UK and we had booked High Tea at the botanical gardens in Melbourne (another great thing to do) we had done High Tea in the past but never done the Punting. The Lady in the Botanical Gardens offered us the...More

Thank Matt A
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

The whole experience was amazing! And the punter Tom was very welcoming and provided a calm but also informative ride across the beautiful lake of Royal Botanic Gardens Gardens Victoria! It’s an experience that you simply should not miss when coming to the garden, but...More

Thank Jack H
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

I was lucky enough to take my Mum to “Punting on the lake” during our recent visit to Melbourne. The weather was beautiful and the lake and gardens looked amazing. We were greeting by lovely staff and introduced to Wesley who would guide us around...More

Thank Debbie B
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Meegin77
12 January 2018|
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Response from nicoleR9262PI | Reviewed this property |
The boat is sturdy. If you are talking about putting bags or luggage on there, I would leave it at the dock instead. One of the workers would look after it. But you had better check with them.
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