Accommodation in Lakes Entrance, Victoria

Lakes Entrance See & Do

There is much to see and do in Lakes Entrance. The Summer Carnival runs from mid December to end January The Shell Museum is one of Australia's largest museums of natural sealife Visit the new Aqua Park on the other side of the footbridge. Go on a Mystery Tour www.lakesentracead.com.au Visit spectacular Buchan Caves. Have a hit of tennis at the Aquadome. A game of bowls at the Bowling Club etc etc

Activities & Attractions

Peels Wyanga Park Winery Cruise
Esplanade (opposite P.O.) Lakes Entrance VIC 3909
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!

Beach & Surf
Beach & Surf
The main beach is located across the footbridge and is patrolled during school and public holidays, however, it is a good idea to keep an eye on the kids as there is often an under tow. The other popular beach is opposite Eastern Beach Caravan Park once again exercise care. Lakes Tyers beach opposite the hotel is also popular with families.

Water Safety Hints
Water Safety Hints
• Swim or surf only at beaches patrolled by lifeguards
• 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.

Lookout
Lookout
Stroll along the Jemmys 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.

Griffiths Shell Museum-Marine Display.
Griffiths Shell Museum-Marine Display.
125 Esplanade Lakes Entrance VIC 3909
One of the most visited attractions in Lakes was established in 1962 and is recognized as one of Australia's largest museums of natural sea life.
125 Esplanade
Lakes Entrance
Ph: 5155 1538

Red Bluff Brewery
Red Bluff Brewery
11 Old Bunga Road Lakes Entrance VIC 3909
On the East side of Lakes Entrance, Red Bluff Brewers is a family owned and operated Craft Brewery with a selection of 10 Craft Beers on tap that can be enjoyed straight from the Brewery. Also purchase online or from local outlets.

Buchan Caves
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 glamping available.

Lakes Entrance Aqua Park
Lakes Entrance Aqua Park
Footbridge Lakes Entrance VIC 3909
Walk across the footbridge opposite Myer Street.
Have an awesome, fun time with friends and family as you climb, slip and slide your way through our giant inflatable obstacle course.

Lakes Squash & Movie Theatre
Lakes Squash & Movie Theatre
52 Myer Street Lakes Entrance VIC 3909
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

Blue Riviera Hire Boats
Blue Riviera Hire Boats
Marine Parade Lakes Entrance VIC 3909
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.

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.

Riviera Bait Supplies
Riviera Bait Supplies
243 Esplanade Lakes Entrance VIC 3909
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!!!

Chants Lakes Entrance Summer Carnival
Chants Lakes Entrance Summer Carnival
The Esplanade Lakes Entrance VIC 3909
Mid December and January Summer Holidays on the Esplanade foreshore 6pm nightly (weather permitting). Bring the family, rides galore including the 'Nitro Caster' roller coaster, jumping castles, carousel, dodgem cars, ferris wheel, side shows and much, much more. Great Holiday Fun!

Esplanade Mini Golf
Esplanade Mini Golf
461 Esplanade Lakes Entrance VIC 3909
Great Fun for all the family at 461 Esplanade just past Bulmer Street. Open 7 Days a Week during main holiday periods.
Call in and say hello to Vince and his friendly staff
Mini golf also in Roadknight Street
opposite Whiter's Holiday Resort.

Lakes Entrance Segway Adventures
Lakes Entrance Segway Adventures
The Esplanade Lakes Entrance VIC 3909
Situated on the Lakes Entrance Foreshore near the footbridge.
Gliding across the smooth sands of the magnificent 90 mile beach is both exhilarating and relaxing. Our Segway machines will have you riding like a pro in no time.

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 parks 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.

Fishing/Fishing Charters

Surf and Jetty Fishing
Surf and Jetty Fishing
243 Esplanade Lakes Entrance VIC 3909
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 Ross & Jack at Riviera Bait they will tell you where there biting.

Fishing/Boating
Fishing/Boating
If water based activities are your idea of a great holiday then look no further than the magnificent protected waterways of Lakes Entrance and the Gippsland Lakes. Easy access boat ramps along Marine Parade (see Lakes Map) cater for all sized craft allowing access to the better fishing grounds. Hire boats and hire BBQ boats are available along Marine Parade. Note: Most Tourist Parks in Lakes Entrance cater for boats.
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 and Surrounds Best Fishing
Lakes and Surrounds Best Fishing
243 Esplanade Lakes Entrance VIC 3909
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.

Far Out Fishing Charters
Far Out Fishing Charters
Bullock Island Road Lakes Entrance VIC 3909
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!

Blue Riviera Hire Boats
Blue Riviera Hire Boats
Marine Parade Lakes Entrance VIC 3909
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.

Lakes Charter Fishing
Lakes Charter Fishing
Marine Parade Lakes Entrance VIC 3909
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.

Riviera Bait Supplies
Riviera Bait Supplies
243 Esplanade Lakes Entrance VIC 3909
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!!!

Cruises/Flights/Tours

Peels Wyanga Park Winery Cruise
Esplanade (opposite P.O.) Lakes Entrance VIC 3909
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!

Bookings Recommended
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)

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)

Scenic Flights
Scenic Flights
Aerodrome Road Bairnsdale VIC 3875
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.

Golf/Bowls

Lakes Entrance Bowls Club
Corner Bulmer and Rowe Streets Lakes Entrance VIC 3909
Two excellent artificial greens allow bowling all year round with organized social games six days per week (Seven days per week during daylight saving).
Enjoy bowling all year round. Competition and Social Bowls or a "Roll Up" - Visitors Most Welcome

Lakes Entrance Golf Club
Lakes Entrance Golf Club
Golf Links Road Lakes Entrance VIC 3909
Highly rated 18 hole golf course with panoramic views.
Fully licensed clubhouse
Pro shop
Equipment hire, carts available
Visitors most welcome

Spa/Massage/Health

Lakes Aquadome & Leisure Centre
Lakes Aquadome & Leisure Centre
43 Palmers Road Lakes Entrance VIC 3909
Keep fit on holiday or at any time.
Lakes Aquadome & Leisure Centre
Relax and enjoy the 25m heated pool.
Toddlers and learners pool, spa, sauna, gym.
Tennis Court hire (floddlit) behind Aquadome

illuka Day Spa
illuka Day Spa
1 Esplanade Lakes Entrance VIC 3909
Relax, Unwind, Rejuvenate
Facials, Relaxation Massage, Waxing, Tinting, Manicures, Pedicures, Couples Treatments, Pregnancy Massage, Hot Rocks Massage, Spray Tanning, Body Wraps, Hydrotheraphy Body Treatments

Business & Retail

Gas Linc Plumbing & Gasfitting
Gas Linc Plumbing & Gasfitting
Lakes Entrance VIC 3909
Contact Lincoln Vandersteen for Prompt Service
- Sanitary - Gas - Water - Servicing - Maintenance - Solar
- Bathroom Renovations
- Air Conditioning - Hot Water - Heating - Cooking

Lakes Entrance Tyre Service
Lakes Entrance Tyre Service
Unit 8/59 Whiters Street Lakes Entrance VIC 3909
Caravan Tyres and Puncture Repairs
Stockists of all Major Brands of Car and Truck Tyres
4x4 Wheels and Tyres
Trailer, Industrial and Forklift Tyres
Call Rick for a Free Quote

Digital Tech Antennas
Digital Tech Antennas
Lake Entrance VIC 3909
Call Jeff Porter for Prompt Service
UHF/FM Antenna Installations and Repairs
Home Entertainment Set Up
Video Distribution
Pre Wiring of New Houses
In House Alarms
Free to Air Satellite Digital TV
Telephone Installation

General Information

Lakes Entrance Neighbourhood House
9 Heatherlea Grove (P.O. Box 70) Lakes Entrance VIC 3909
"The Heart of the Community"
Open Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
Check our website for details on courses etc.

Digital Tech Antennas
Digital Tech Antennas
Lake Entrance VIC 3909
Call Jeff Porter for Prompt Service
UHF/FM Antenna Installations and Repairs
Home Entertainment Set Up
Video Distribution
Pre Wiring of New Houses
In House Alarms
Free to Air Satellite Digital TV
Telephone Installation

New Years Eve Fireworks
New Years Eve Fireworks
Another lasting memory of your Lakes Entrance holiday is the spectacular New Years Eve fireworks. Visitors and locals alike line up for hours for the best vantage points to witness this annual event. The skies over Lakes Entrance are splintered withh all the colours of the rainbow- a spectacle rarely seen on this scale outside of a major city.

Everything At Your Fingertips
Everything At Your Fingertips
Lakes Entrance caters well for the huge influx of visitors during main holiday periods. 2 local supermarkets both fully licenced are always well stocked and offer competitive prices. The main street of town - the Esplanade is several kilometres of speciality shops, restaurants, cafes and takeaways.

Wood Sculptures
Wood Sculptures
Marvel at the magnicient wood sculptures along the Esplanade, many of which depict scenes from the first world war

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.

Lakes Entrance Churches
Lakes Entrance Churches
St. Nicholas Anglican Church
Church Street Ph: 5155 1748

St Brendan's Catholic Church
Princes Highway Ph: 5155 1292

Uniting Church
Esplanade (next to Bellevue) Ph: 5155 1416

Baptist Church
141 Princes Highway (Sydney Side) Ph: 5155 2884

Lakes Community Church (AOG)
125 Palmers Road Lakes Entrance (just past shire building)
Ph: 5155 3277

Gas Linc Plumbing & Gasfitting
Gas Linc Plumbing & Gasfitting
Lakes Entrance VIC 3909
Contact Lincoln Vandersteen for Prompt Service
- Sanitary - Gas - Water - Servicing - Maintenance - Solar
- Bathroom Renovations
- Air Conditioning - Hot Water - Heating - Cooking

Lakes Entrance Tyre Service
Lakes Entrance Tyre Service
Unit 8/59 Whiters Street Lakes Entrance VIC 3909
Caravan Tyres and Puncture Repairs
Stockists of all Major Brands of Car and Truck Tyres
4x4 Wheels and Tyres
Trailer, Industrial and Forklift Tyres
Call Rick for a Free Quote