Weddings. Your special day will be the best it can be.​

As Canberra's most distinguished lakeside wedding venue, The Boat House offers an unparalleled canvas for your dream celebration. Nestled against the enchanting backdrop of Lake Burley Griffin, our team focuses on customising every detail to suit your vision, giving you peace of mind and confidence that your day will be as extraordinary as you imagined.

The Location

Located on the picturesque shores of Lake Burley Griffin, The Boat House provides a stunning backdrop for your dream wedding reception.

The Food

Indulge in our exquisite culinary offerings, with our award-winning chefs creating a restaurant quality menu to impress you and your guests.

The Service

Our team is with you every step of the way to design a day that reflects you and the memorable experience you would like to provide for your loved ones.

An idyllic setting for your wedding

Our venue boasts a unique and picturesque setting that is ideal for couples seeking a one-of-a-kind wedding experience. Imagine exchanging vows on our beautifully landscaped grounds overlooking the lake, with the iconic landmarks of Canberra as your backdrop.

Creating lifetime memories

The Boat House - where dreams come true and memories are made. Located on the shores of Canberra's stunning Lake Burley Griffin, our wedding venue offers a truly exceptional experience for you and your guests.

Wedding ceremony on the steps of the Boat House

Award-winning cuisine

A culinary experience that will immerse your guests into the pleasures of a fine dining experience. It's an opportunity to explore new flavours, learn about different cooking techniques, and appreciate the artistry and craftsmanship that goes into creating a truly exceptional meal.

Award-winning cuisine

A culinary experience that will immerse your guests into the pleasures of a fine dining experience. It's an opportunity to explore new flavours, learn about different cooking techniques, and appreciate the artistry and craftsmanship that goes into creating a truly exceptional meal.

The perfect location

Located on the picturesque shores of Lake Burley Griffin, The Boat House in Canberra offers one of the most breathtaking wedding locations in the region. Our tranquil waterfront setting provides a stunning backdrop for your special day, with sweeping views across the lake and its surrounds. The venue's proximity to the city centre makes it easily accessible for your guests, while still offering a secluded and intimate atmosphere.

The perfect location

Located on the picturesque shores of Lake Burley Griffin, The Boat House in Canberra offers one of the most breathtaking wedding locations in the region. Our tranquil waterfront setting provides a stunning backdrop for your special day, with sweeping views across the lake and its surrounds. The venue's proximity to the city centre makes it easily accessible for your guests, while still offering a secluded and intimate atmosphere.

Exceptional service

Our expert team will work with you to design a day that reflects you and the memorable experience you would like to provide for your loved ones. On the day, you and your guests will enjoy our tradition of outstanding service, and the warmth and professionalism of our service. We love the joy of weddings, and your happiness is our benchmark of success.

Exceptional service

Our expert team will work with you to design a day that reflects you and the memorable experience you would like to provide for your loved ones. On the day, you and your guests will enjoy our tradition of outstanding service, and the warmth and professionalism of our service. We love the joy of weddings, and your happiness is our benchmark of success.

Ceremonies & receptions

Our venue boasts modern facilities and breathtaking views of the lake, creating a truly memorable atmosphere for your celebration. The Boat House offers a range of spaces to suit your wedding size and style, from intimate gatherings to grand affairs.

From sit down to cocktail

We offer a range of packages to suit different styles of weddings. From sit down experiences, to relaxed cocktail garden parties.

An unforgettable backdrop for your wedding photos

Capture precious moments against the backdrop of the serene lake, blooming gardens, and unique architectural features of The Boat House, creating lifelong memories that you will cherish forever.

‘We love the joy of weddings, and your happiness is our benchmark of success. On the day, you and your guests will enjoy our tradition of outstanding service, and the warmth and professionalism of our team.’​

JAMES SOUTER • OWNER​

Bouquet flower arrangement on bench

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Discover how we can help make your wedding one to remember.​

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