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Lakes Entrance Activities & Attractions
Lakes Entrance has much to see and do – try a 30km cruise aboard “Stormbird” to the Metung Pub for lunch, or perhaps a 70km Gippsland Lakes cruise aboard the huge catamaran Thunderbird. Fancy a leisurely cruise up the North Arm to the winery for lunch or a 3 hour Eco Cruise aboard the historic Lonsdale Ferry where you can see a variety of marine life and birds. If you have the time you should experience all of the above, you will love the experience!
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)
Peels Cruises situated at the Post Office Jetty run a Wyanga Park Winery Cruise aboard the Stormbird Wednesday and Saturday off season additional cruises main season, leaving at 11am. This scenic cruise meanders up the North Arm to lunch at Wyanga Park Winery - Enjoy!
Bairnsdale Air Charters & Flying School.
Flights from Lakes Entrance and Bairnsdale
Book your flight over the beautiful Gippsland Lakes and Hinterland or Basst Strait oil rigs.
Single or muti-engined aircraft.
You may also like to consider the following:
Lakes Entrance and surrounding waterways are a fishermans paradise with several easy access boat ramps allowing access to the rich fishing grounds. Before venturing out seek local advice especially if you intend to cross the bar. Fishing from the jetties is a very popular pastime. Hire boats are found on the North Arm (Marine Parade) no license required and you can hire everything. More information below.
Good fishing is also to be had along the jetties on the North Arm and the Esplanade call into the local bait shop on the Esplanade for up to date fishing news.
Take The Kids Fishing.
For local fishing information call in and have a chat to Ross or Jack at Riviera Bait Supplies 243 The Esplanade.
The shop is open early to late 7 days and has a good selection of bait (including live) tackle and accessories.
Capacity 6 to 8 people.
Hire a rod and catch a fish or simply relax and enjoy the beauty of the North Arm and the Gippsland Lakes.
Easy to drive. No License Required.
12 seat BBQ boats available.
Call Charlie to book your boat.
Your 1 Stop Fishing Shop in Lakes Entrance
Ross and Jack Day get up with the crows to provide Fresh Bait and many, many years off fishing knowledge of the local waterways and ocean. The shop is well stocked with everything the amateur or pro would need. And the advise is FREE!!!
Off Shore Fishing 4 hours for $200p.p.
Experience the thrill of catching a big fish.
Rods, bait and tackle supplied and we prepare your catch.
Captain Tony has never come back without fish-that's a great guarantee!