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Gippsland Lakes

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The Eco Cruise on the Lakes was most interesting. Seeing seals sunning themselves on the rocks... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Amy H
1.5 hour island walk. 90 mile beach / island walk from Lake Entrance

This walk took us about 100 minutes - bit longer than the hour we anticipated. The initial view of... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2018
Elizabeth A
Windsor and Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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Australia's largest and most beautiful inland waterways, the Gippsland Lakes are a network of lakes, marshes and lagoons covering over 600 square kilometres. The Lakes are separated from the ocean by coastal dunes known as Ninety Mile Beach. Bird...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Lakes Entrance, Victoria 3909, Australia
+61 3 5155 1966
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All reviews lovely area most places great place to visit charter boat native birds ocean beach long weekend great for families lots of fun sea birds worth a visit raymond island boating beaches victoria mile lakes
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Eco Cruise on the Lakes was most interesting. Seeing seals sunning themselves on the rocks, dolphins swimming close to boat and a great variety of birds. The Skipper was full of information about the islands and wildlife, and Mel's scones were delicious!!

Thank Amy H
Reviewed 30 August 2018

This walk took us about 100 minutes - bit longer than the hour we anticipated. The initial view of the 90 mile beach when you get over the foot bridge onto the island was wonderful. It is a stomp through the middle with no views...More

2  Thank Elizabeth A
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Just a very easy 4-4.5 hour drive from Melbourne along fabulous highways is this gorgeous gem! Lots of sight to see along the way and certainly the townships of Traralgon and Bairnsdale are a great place to stop/see and break up the drive. Lakes Entrance...More

3  Thank Bernadette C
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Very picturesque town good shops and some very nice restaurants. Great place to holiday and well worth a visit

Thank vasula
Reviewed 18 June 2018

I liked this outlook named Kalimna Lookout. It was easy to find it. There was a big panel saying: Lookout! We could see the whole region from here: the Lake Entrance, the lakes, the islands. The sun was shining brightly. It was amazing. This is...More

1  Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 10 May 2018

the apartment was great value. The local seafood is wonderful value. The center business part of Lake Entrance is mostly accommodation & caravan parks. The local must live in the suburb

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

The Gippsland Lakes are very beautiful and quite unique. I've seen quite a lot of the world, but never anything quite like this area. It is very beautiful and its moods and light during different parts of the day are very beautiful. We've walked along...More

4  Thank V581ZSdonb
Reviewed 2 April 2018

We've lived in lakes Entrance for over 20 years, and love the place. This is where the Gippsland Lakes enter into the sea. I've lived around the Lakes most of my life, and have fished in most places. The fishing isn't what it used to...More

4  Thank ppcp19792015
Reviewed 27 March 2018

Thanks to people at Tourist Information we booked a lunch at Metung cruide that made our outing an 11am - 4pm day out. Very pleasant but do not hurry eating your lunch as walking around Metung does not take that long!

Thank Wazza B
Reviewed 24 March 2018

This is a truly lovely area to tour - The whole environment is very pleasant and some terrific beaches and well as very well looked after nature reserve waterways - Get definitely recommend a visit

1  Thank Tony M
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25 December 2017|
Response from Sandra M | Reviewed this property |
Are you talking about the jellyfish? Last time I was out there at night, I could see heaps of them..... but I'm not sure about now. There's a lot of weed clogging the lake system at the moment, so it could be affecting all... More
Rick Y
9 December 2017|
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Response from Sandra M | Reviewed this property |
As the above reviewer said there are a number of mini golf venues, and one also has trampolines. There's also the Shell Museum - it seems a bit kitsch, but it's actually very interesting, I went there when I was about 11... More