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Gippsland Lakes

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Fine for boating and angling

The Gippsland Lakes are placid, fine for boating and angling. The best fishing is for bream. You... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Jeffry B
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Melbourne, Australia
Heaven By The Water

What a wonderful place to visit, relax and explore! With such a large amount to explore, a week is... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2018
joff s
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Melbourne, Australia
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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
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Lakes Entrance, Victoria 3909, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came to the Lakes Entrance for a few nights and from the moment we drove in we knew we wouldn’t be staying long. What a dive. It’s so run down and dated, filled with tacky shops and heinous putt-putt golf courses. We were so...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Gippsland Lakes are placid, fine for boating and angling. The best fishing is for bream. You can hire a boat, or just take a trip around the lakes by car, You can also take a dip, the best place to access the lakes is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

What a wonderful place to visit, relax and explore! With such a large amount to explore, a week is not enough! Clear, clean water and friendly locals who can't do enough to help tourists out.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

Go by foot or go by boat either way you will not be disappointed. Beautiful sights and wildlife a must on a trip to this area

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 18 October 2018

You will always return to the Gippsland Lakes because there is so much to see and do. The wildlife is amazing.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 22 September 2018

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!!

Date of experience: September 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: March 2018
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maxiwie
25 December 2017|
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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
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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
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