Boat Tour and High Tea
Relax and unwind with a half-hour guided punt tour around the picturesque islands and bays of the Ornamental Lake, followed by a sumptuous high tea at the Terrace Café, overlooking the Ornamental Lake. This is a leisurely option for those who want to take their time and enjoy some luxury on the Lake.
- Allow 2 – 2.5 hours for the boat tour and high tea.
- A 50% deposit is required on booking, and final numbers and payment must be confirmed 3 days prior to the reservation date. Special dietary requirements should be advised at the time of booking, and vegetarian/gluten-free options are available on request.
- This tour is available daily from September to May, and on weekends from June to August (weather permitting, excluding public holidays).
- Bookings through Terrace Café 03 9820 9590 (business hours).
- Gift vouchers available through the ‘Book Now’ button on our home page.
*Please add $5 to the above price for a gluten-free option.
Wedding Package A: Charter Cruise
Are you planning your wedding in the Royal Botanic Gardens? We have a number of Wedding Punt packages to enhance your celebration and delight your guests.
Don’t leave your guests sitting around! While they await the arrival of the bride and groom at the Terrace Restaurant, why not provide short cruises on the Ornamental Lake? Guest of all ages will enjoy the diversion. Punts depart and return to the landing in front of the Terrace, picking up and dropping off guests approximately every 20 minutes. This also gives your guests a wonderful photo opportunity.
|First hour:||$150 per punt|
|Subsequent hours:||$100 per punt|
Wedding Package B: Bride and Groom Cruise
The perfect opportunity for just the two of you to share a romantic cruise around the islands of the Ornamental Lake before you join your guests. Departs and returns to the Punting on the Lake landing in front of the Terrace.
Photographers are welcome on your punt free of charge. Our handcrafted wooden punts and the beautiful scenery of the Royal Botanic Gardens provide a romantic and elegant setting for your wedding photos. Our punter will follow your photographer’s directions for the shoot.