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Lakes Entrance See & Do
Lakes Entrance has much to see and do â€“ try a 30km cruise aboard â€œStormbirdâ€ 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.
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)
The best way to experience the iconic Gippsland Lakes! Scenic Flights available for up to 3 people ranging from 12 to 45 minutes starting at $165.
Or enjoy a packaged Heli-Experience that includes lunch at a local eatery.
Leaves from the Post Office Jetty. This scenic cruise meanders up the North Arm to lunch at Wyanga Park Winery, then returns to Lakes.
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.
Lakes Entrance is home to a large fishing fleet which supply Lakes Entrance Fishermen's Co-Op fish shop on Bullock Island.
So if you are looking for a variety of locally caught fresh fish, crays in season, prawns, oysters, mussels, etc etc then the Off The Wharf Fresh Fish shop is the place to shop.
Eastern Beach , Bunga Beach, Lake Tyers surf beach, both sides of the entrance.
Best baits are white and blue bait and live bait.
Call in and have a chat to Frank at Bass Strait Bait & Tackle end Marine Pde opposite boat hire, he will tell you where they are biting.
Family owned and operated, with a strong focus on safety and reliability, we are sure that you, your family and friends will have a fun day on the water catching some great fish and crabs.
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.