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Punting on the Lake

Open today: 10:15 am - 4:30 pm
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So peaceful, a must do

I was lucky enough to take my Mum to “Punting on the lake” during our recent visit to... read more

Reviewed 29 November 2017
Debbie B
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Great Relaxing Punt On Lake

Special gift was a "Punting On The Lake" venture. Online booking was quick & easy then thrilled by... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2017
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“ornamental lake”(20 reviews)
“punt tour”(18 reviews)
“botanic gardens”(35 reviews)
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...more
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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 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

1  Thank Debbie B
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Special gift was a "Punting On The Lake" venture. Online booking was quick & easy then thrilled by the cheery welcome by the staff. Relaxing and informative commentary by Wesley gave us a background to punting and the Royal Botanical Gardens.

1  Thank 525maxwellh
Reviewed 27 November 2017

The weather was fantastic, we had a fabulous time on Lake and our punter "Tonatiuh was most knowledgeable and a very nice polite young man. Our high tea was so scrumptious delicious we did not need to have dinner that night. Overall a most pleasant...More

1  Thank Margaret B
Reviewed 23 November 2017

One of the best way to celebrate our 6th anniversary in the Royal Botanical Garden and floating on this amazing punt was very relaxing with a very knowledgeable punt operator who was so nice. Ayami the organizer was very approachable and lovely! I will definitely...More

Thank serenach0i
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Celebrated our 10 year anniversary in the Botanical Gardens and stumbled across this AMAZING Punting experience. Well worth the money!!!! Wesley and his wife Ayami are very personable and both their personalities just shine. They added so much enjoyment to our special day. Professional, clean,...More

1  Thank nicoleR9262PI
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful, spontaneous trip out on to the lake. Wesley was a fountain of knowledge and we saw some amazing wildlife, made all the more special when a new friend joined us for the last half of the trip!

1  Thank Cate S
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Something extraordinary and can be a great outing of a difference. Full of living creatures and bird life's , tortoises , fish and water plants. A glass of champagne and a picnic basket would be perfect

1  Thank jackcl
Reviewed 29 October 2017

A relaxing boat ride on the lake with nature galore and brilliant and informative commentary from our punter, Tonatiuh. Ayami on the front desk was extremely helpful in helping us fill in time before our booking, suggesting fun walks for my children to explore. They...More

Thank Anastasia B
Reviewed 4 October 2017

What a wonderfully delightful morning. The sun was shining and beautifully turned out men with vests and boaters helped us on to our punts and handed out the 1920's parasols. We were given the early history of Melbourne and the Lake as we floated slowly...More

1  Thank Susy J
Reviewed 12 September 2017

An incredibly relaxing journey on the lake with nature galore and brilliant commentary from an expert well versed in the history of the gardens. Not to be missed. Have done it twice and will be back in the next season - differences every time.

1  Thank Oswald O
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Response from Trent M | Reviewed this property |
It comfortably holds 8 adults