Burley Griffin - Canberra
Burley Griffin was created in 1963 by the construction of the
Scrivner Dam across the Molonglo River, and was named after Canberra's
Fish found here are Golden Perch, Silver Perch, Rainbow Trout,
Brown Trout, Redfin (English Perch), Eurpoean Carp & Murray
Cod. Carp & redfin are the main species caught here.
boats require a permit to go on Lake Burley Griffin. These are
issued throughout the year and renewed on an annual basis. Temporary
permits are also available for short term use such as for events.
Non-powered craft such as sailing boats and canoes do not require
a permit to go on Lake Burley Griffin.
For further information telephone 02 6271 2888.
Boat Launching areas are at Molonglo River (upstream of lake),
Black Mountain Peninsula & Grevillea Park.
is possible to boat in the lake, and walk or fish around the 35km
You can hire boats, bikes and skates from Acton Park Ferry Terminal
to the north of the lake.
Regulations in Canberrra
Water Quality report
Fishing Guide: Fish Finding Adventures
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