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It's just a jet of water...

What can you say... It's just a water jet that goes about 60 meters in the air. Don't make a... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2017
Thomas A
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Melbourne, Australia
A water jet

Pretty hard to rate the water jet by itself as a must see, after all it is only a jet of water... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2017
Brenton K
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Adelaide, Australia
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“Spectacular, for the image and the meaning.”
May 16, 2018
“A water jet”
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yes, just a fancy fountain with a really high pressure, but it does represent the memory of the time and the people who came before us, from Captain James Cook onwards. Operates between 1100 and 1400 daily and best viewed from the northern shoreline of...More

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 17 May 2018

Very disappointed arrived at 1.30 to watch the water and film it only to find that it had stopped for the day

Thank Sam P
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Yes this is just a water jet and it is now working better than ever apparently. In the Canberra sun, in any season it captures the light and reflects an almost joyous celebration of the glory that is Canberra. But it's just one element of...More

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Reviewed 16 June 2017

What can you say... It's just a water jet that goes about 60 meters in the air. Don't make a special visit just to see it. However, take in a walk around the lake and into the arts precinct and make it a broader visit.

Thank Thomas A
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Pretty hard to rate the water jet by itself as a must see, after all it is only a jet of water. Take in the lake walk while you are there.

Thank Brenton K
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

It was Australia Day, the 26th of January ! That morning they had programmes for kids of all ages ! Music, dance, face painting and of course food stalls ! Evening was music, helicopter flying low over the lake, creating a lot of mist and...More

Thank 832helenag
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Great to see the jet working again. On our last trip it was out of action. My kids enjoyed looking out for it and going down to the park to watch it work. Good job getting working again. Thankyou!!

Thank Cassandra C
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Lots of history and you can learn by just reading as you walk around. At the moment the pumps are out of order so the jet isn't working.

Thank KarolaRS
Reviewed 9 July 2016

As well as a good place to chill out, it is also a good picnic spot. It is also a great area to view the fireworks but you need to get there early to secure a spot so take shade and make a day of...More

Thank Lini999
Reviewed 26 April 2016

It's lovely when it's going but it's not and there is no definite time for when it will be back in action.

Thank maidmaria
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