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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
"Holiday Fun For All Ages"
Paddleboats. Aquabikes. Catamarans. Canoes.
Paddleskis. Cruise Chair.
Body Boards for the Beach ID is required
Family Paddle Boat - Up to 5 Persons (4 adults 1 small child)
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.
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)
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)
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.
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.
Year Round, Modern, Air Conditioned Cinema Playing Latest Release Movies 2D and 3D
Squash and Racquet Ball. Hire Equipment.
Change Rooms/Showers. Licenced Coffee Shop.
Movie Info: 03 5155 1941
• Always swim between the flags marking the area safer for swimming.
• Read and obey the signs
• Be careful where you dive – accidents often result from diving into shallow waters.
• Be aware of slippery banks and rocks when fishing
• Don’t swim under the influence of alcohol or drugs
• Always swim under supervision
• If you get into trouble in the water, stay calm. Signal for help, then float and wait for assistance
• Float with a current or undertow. Don’t try to swim against it.
• When out on the water always wear the correct safety equipment.