Known to locals as ‘The Lakes’, Gungahlin Lakes Club is one of Canberra’s foremost social and community venues. Situated on over 70 hectares of picturesque green parklands, the stunning views and modern interior offer a unique club experience.

The Lakes offers multiple dining outlets with a variety of modern cuisine. Commonly renowned for their Riverina steak selection, gourmet Pizza and café offerings, there’s something for everyone. The family friendly environment ensures children are catered for with a play area and games room.

Choose from a selection of craft beers, wines and spirits available at the bar, or enjoy our fantastic entertainment facilities including big screens for live sport fans, TAB, Keno and north-sides best gaming lounge featuring 200 machines.

Open 7 Days

Opening Hours

  • Mon 9am – 4am
  • Tue – Sun 10am – 4am



Cnr Gungahlin & Gundaroo Drive, Nicholls ACT 2913


02 6242 6283

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The Lakes restaurant offers something for everyone with a focus on regional produce and flavours to suit every palate. The menu features all your favourites, a specialty Riverina steak selection and daily value deals.

A dedicated selection of meals for the kids and an equipped play room is perfect for those with a family.

Open 7 Days

Lunch 12:00pm-2:00pm

Dinner 5:30pm – 9:00pm

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The name says it all – choose from our range of delicious aromatic pizzas or homemade burgers

Open 7 Days

Sun – Thu 10:00am – 9:00pm
Fri – Sat 10:00am – 10:00pm

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Enjoy barista-made coffee and activate your sweet tooth with our offering of freshly made sandwiches, cakes and sweet treats.

Open 7 Days

Mon – Fri 10:00am – late
Sat – Sun 10:00am – late

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The Lakes’ Bar Bites menu features a selection of nibbles and snacks perfect for a quick catch up with friends, paired with your favourite drink or watching live sport on The Lakes’ Big Screen!



Make the most out of your next celebration or event and see how we can design a function completely tailored for you.

Whether you have a small or large group our venue offers private function spaces, all with individual features suitable for any occasion.

As every function is unique, our award winning catering team and professional staff are dedicated to working with you to deliver a customised package, perfect to your needs. We cater to a range of celebration events including:

  • Weddings

    Need somewhere to stay? Abode Gungahlin offer Gungahlin Lakes function guests discounted accommodation. Click on logo to find out more about Abode Gungahlin.

  • Birthdays

    Book a function at any Ainslie Group venue & receive exclusive corporate pricing for event styling & decorations from Showpony Events!

  • Engagements
  • Charity Events
  • Presentations
  • Seminars
  • Training Days
  • Meetings
  • Corporate Golf Days
  • Plus much more!


Officially opened on July 3rd 1996, Gungahlin Lakes remains Canberra’s newest course. The Ted Parslow and Jamie Dawson-designed par-72 course features attractive lakes and ponds with challenging water carries across fairways and to greens. The Lakes is a public course and offers a variety of annual memberships as well as flexible memberships and tailored corporate days.

The Lakes also offers a 280 metre driving range and fully equipped Pro Shop & a state-of-the-art Turbo Golf indoor golf simulator.

Golf Australia Magazine named Gungahlin Lakes in it’s best courses to play for under $50 in NSW & ACT in May 2017. View article.

For more information about Gungahlin Lakes Golf Course visit:

Golf Bookings / Pro Shop: 02 6242 4662

Spring Tournament Series – Registrations now open!



Click here to check out the Course Guide & enjoy a fly-through of each hole to get to know the course better!

Thank you to our Partners for their support!

Business Partnership Opportunities

With over 23,000 rounds of golf played annually and over 8,000 people per week visiting the social club, Gungahlin Lakes offers a unique opportunity to generate awareness for your business with our Annual Partnership Packages. Your business will receive exposure on tee signage, in-venue signage, complimentary and discounted annual memberships, pro-shop and venue credits plus more. A variety of packages are available to suit all types of businesses.

For more information please call (02) 6242 6283 or email


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