Accommodation in Lakes Entrance, Victoria

Lakes Entrance Activities & Attractions

There is much to see and do whether you are here for a day, week or month, for business or pleasure, on your own, with your family or as a group, use this website to help you make your stay in Lakes Entrance memorable. Hire a bike from the Shell Garage on the North Arm, or hire a boat also on the North Arm and explore the sheltered waterways. Visit the shell museum, hire a paddle boat on the other side of the footbridge. Visit spectacular Buchan Caves, keep fit or have a hit of tennis at the Aquadome – there is much to do apart from lazing on the beach.

Activities & Attractions

Lonsdale Cruises
cruises from $50
Cunningham Quay 340 Esplanade Lakes Entrance VIC 3909
Scenic Eco Nature Based Gippsland Lakes Cruise with Expert Commentary
On Board the Historic "Lonsdale"
Selection Of Cruises Available.
The Lonsdale is also Available for Private Functions.
Cruises depart from Cunningham Quay on the Esplanade (weather permitting)

Bookings Recommended
Cruises from $26/adult
Post Office Jetty on the Esplanade Lakes Entrance VIC 3909
2 hour family cruise of the Gippsland Lakes aboard the 20 metre Thunderbird a 190 seat catamaran - a memorable Lakes Entrance experience.
Not to be Missed: The Stormbird 4 hour Cruise which includes lunch at the Metung Hotel.
Cruises depart from Post Office Jetty on the Esplanade.
The Peel family have been sailing the Gippsland Lakes for over 85 years.
Metung Cruise departs 11am daily (weather permitting)

Buchan Caves
Caves Road Buchan VIC 3885
45 minute drive from Lakes Entrance.
Discover an underground wonderland of spectacular limestone formations at Gippsland's ancient Buchan Caves. The caves were created almost 400 million years ago by underground rivers cutting through limestone rock. Professionally guided tours daily (except Christmas Day). Recognised as one of Victoria’s best natural attractions. Walking tracks, picnic areas, camping and self contained cabins available.

Griffiths Shell Museum-Marine Display.
Griffiths Shell Museum-Marine Display.
One of the most visited attractions in Lakes was established in 1962 and is recognized as one of Australia’s largest museums of natural sealife.
125 Esplanade
Lakes Entrance
Ph: 5155 1538

RAD RC GAMES VENUE NEW IN LAKES
RAD RC GAMES VENUE NEW IN LAKES
271 Esplanade Behind Dove and Lyre Lakes Entrance VIC 3909
Great fun for kids of all ages!
8 car slot track, 6 car RC car circuit, air hockey, i-hockey, arcade games and Virtual Reality games.
We also have sand art and kid's beading for the littlies.
Open all school holidays and on weekends off-season 10 – 4.
Most activities are only $5 each.

Picnic Area and BBQS
Picnic Area and BBQS
Apex Park across the road from the Information Centre is the most popular location with BBQ’s, childrens playground and toilets.

Lookout
Lookout
Stroll along the Jemmy’s Point Hill walking track to the lookout (Kalimna). Spectacular views of the Lakes system and the ninety mile beach and you may come across a local artist capturing the scene on canvas.

Nyerimilang Heritage Park-Free Admittance
Nyerimilang Heritage Park-Free Admittance
Kalimna West Road Lakes Entrance VIC 3909
Magnificent views and a rich variety of plant and birdlife are some of this Gippsland park’s attractions. The highlight is Nyerimilang Homestead in a delightful garden setting on a cliff top above the beautiful Gippsland Lakes.
Perfect picnic spots are surrounded by garden and scenic walks along bush and farm tracks.
Nyerimilang Heritage Park is 10kms from Lakes Entrance via Kalimna West Road. Open 7 days. Entrance is free but donations are accepted to help maintain the park.

Hire a Bike
Hire a Bike
66 Marine Parade Lakes Entrance VIC 3909
Bikes to suit most requirements see Barry at the Shell Garage on Marine Parade

Dove and Lyre Exceptional Fossils & Crystals
Dove and Lyre Exceptional Fossils & Crystals
10/271 Esplanade Lakes Entrance VIC 3909
New to Lakes Entrance opposite Peels Booking Office.
A place where people come to purchase exceptional pieces of Crystal and Unique Fossils.
We source our collection from all over the world, working directly with people who are miners or avid collectors.
Each piece is hand selected by us in an effort to give you the best quality at the best price.
Our range of fossils, minerals, jewellery and antiquities offers a unique opportunity for our customers to obtain items rarely offered for sale in Australia.