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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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A little gem in the middle of Melbourne!

Looking for something new to do with my parents visiting from the UK and found these guys.. Punting... read more

Reviewed 20 February 2017
Lindsay I
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Melbourne, Australia
Amazing Punt in rainy melby at botanical garden

The punt cruise was amazing together with our guide, the guide actually been smashed by the... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2017
32Ellabella8
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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” (33 reviews)
“bird life” (11 reviews)
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| Gate A, Corner Alexandra Avenue and Anderson Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
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Reviewed 20 February 2017

Looking for something new to do with my parents visiting from the UK and found these guys.. Punting on the Lake at the botanical gardens is a great way to relax in the middle of Melbourne. Stewart our guide and the owner of the business,...More

Thank Lindsay I
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

The punt cruise was amazing together with our guide, the guide actually been smashed by the unpredictable rain at times, he was patiently rowing the punt even though it was raining, the mini tour was peacefully fantastic. We are definitely coming back here for another...More

Thank 32Ellabella8
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We heard about these "gondola" type of boat rides from a friend. We went on a Sunday morning and it was absolutely wonderful. Beautiful scenery seen as we were gently taken around the lake by a friendly punter names Allessandro. And lovely location - cafe...More

Thank Traveller_from_Melb
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We stumbled on this on our last day in Melbourne, and it was the most relaxing and lovely way to end our trip. Our punter, Alessandro, was lovely and very knowledgable about the history and ecology of the park and the waterways.

Thank salbligh
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Had the pleasure of experiencing Punting on the Lake for Valentines Day, and it was a tremendous activity. My girlfriend and I loved the relaxing experience, and the 1 hour time frame was perfect. Our punter Alessandro was superb and provided a wealth of knowledge...More

1  Thank Dean V
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

This is a must do in Melbourne. It's magical! The staff are friendly & knowledgable on the gardens. Pack your picnic, grabbed your loved one & experience this for yourself. Highly recommend, I'll definitely be back. Thank you Punting on the Lake.

Thank Claire B
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Felt like we were a world way from the city. Our family enjoyed the 30 minutes on the beautiful lake. Our punter Will was knowledgeable and happy to answer any questions we had. Next best thing to taking a gondola ride in Venice. A wonderful...More

1  Thank En B
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

What an awesome, romantic hidden Melbourne treasure. Morgan, our punt guide from Cambridge was fabulous. Voting Melbourne or even as a local ( like us) you must check this out!!!

1  Thank Ange M
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Every person there looked as if they loved their job. It was exactly who you want to see working there. The guy that took us was hilarious! Great experience.

1  Thank Amanda B
Reviewed 25 January 2017

As a birthday event after a family BBQ on the banks of the Yarra we finished the day with a punt on the lake in the beautiful Melbourne Botanic Gardens. We picked up the punt just outside the Terrace café in the gardens, a short...More

1  Thank Wendy C
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