With its manmade river mouth linking up with the Gippsland Lakes region, beaches, waterways, scenic sights, and plenty of mouth-watering delights, there are numerous attractions that you can enjoy while holidaying in the Lakes Entrance. Located along the eastern coastline of Victoria within the Gippsland region, the Lakes Entrance is a holiday destination tailor-made for a vacation of relaxation, life’s little luxuries, and plenty of water fun and entertainment. With its array of options for accommodation to accommodate every traveller whatever your taste and budget might be, this is just the beginning of what you will have to look forward to.
The Lakes Entrance is a stunning coastal town that is surrounded by waterways, and rivers and fringed by ocean waters where there are ample opportunities to go swimming, surfing, kiteboarding, fishing, dolphin spotting, or kayaking. Cruise the coastline on a sailing adventure, meander along on a luxury cruise for the day, explore the Gippsland Lakes, or set out on a canoeing adventure that the whole family can get involved in. You can join a fishing or scuba diving charter, enjoy a lunch cruise for a dining experience to remember or hire your own yacht or houseboat for a different kind of holiday.
The attractions in and around the Lakes Entrance are vast, you can spend time in the air, you can speed the pace up with a jet boat ride, or slow it down with a walk along Ninety Mile Beach or along the Cunninghame Arm across to the sand dunes of the Bass Straight and there are coastal walks, lookouts, and special vantage points looking out over the fringing ocean waters and waterways to enjoy. Combine the river cruising, freshwater fishing, hiking trips, and scenic routes to enjoy with the shopping, foreshore parklands, sumptuous dining options, bars, and annual events, there really isn’t much that the Lakes Entrance offers.
Visit the marina, sample fresh local seafood straight from the trawlers, explore the Lakes National Park and The Gippsland Lakes Coastal Park, take a day trip to nearby Lake Tyers, or walk along the miles of pristine beaches. There is fishing from the jetty, history, and heritage to soak up, galleries and museums, heritage walks, and multicultural festivals to base your trip around. With the picturesque foreshore on one side and bordered by shops, restaurants, cafes, and varying dining options for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, you will easily slip into holiday mode from the moment you arrive at the Lakes Entrance.
Loaded with attractions, boasting an endless amount of activities for all ages to enjoy along with many different styles of accommodation, this will certainly be one holiday that you will keep coming back for more, time and time again. Discover the attractions that have put the Lakes Entrance on the map for yourself and enjoy an attractive seaside town full of charm!