Beautiful Outdoor Holiday Activities


Gippsland Lakes are Australia's biggest inland waterways. Made up of lakes, marshes, and lagoons, Gippsland Lakes cover about 600 square kilometers of land. The three largest lakes are Lake Wellington, Lake Victoria, and Lake King.


It is a wonderful holiday destination because they feature a number of exciting, educating, and fun outdoor activities as well as gorgeous views, interesting plant life, and exotic animals (dolphins and pelicans).


The main pull of the Gippsland Lakes are the vast outdoor activities. Whether you are looking for an adventure, or to relax and unwind, the lakes will have exactly what you need. The following are some popular outdoor activities for you to try on your next holiday:


  1. Camping: Gippsland Lakes offers ideal camping spots for all levels and types of camping. A motor-home and caravan friendly place, it has plenty of space for vacationers in the camp sites that include bathrooms, power, water, and much more. It also features campsite for the more adventurous in the World Biosphere Reserve Croajingolong National Park, and near the scenic Tidal River on Wilsons Promontory.

  2. Cycling: It also has cycling trails unlike anywhere else with its rail trails: a network of old railways converted into paths perfect for cycling. You can challenge yourself with more mountainous paths and have the chance to view epic panoramas, or take it easy with the scenic routes that pass bush lands, rainforests, vineyards, and valleys.

  3. Fishing: Gippsland Lakes is obviously a prime fishing location with its abundance of water. It features all types of fishing: beach, river, lake, and stream to name a few. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced angler, Gippsland Lakes has the perfect fishing spot.

  4. Water Sports: Whether you enjoy swimming, kayaking, rafting, canoeing, snorkeling, surfing, scuba diving, or water skiing, It has the spot for you. Go out on your own our hire one of the many available guides for a day out on the lake, sea, or river.


Gippsland Lakes in Victoria, Australia is the perfect holiday destination for those who enjoy outdoor activities. There is something for everyone at the beautiful Gippsland Lakes.


Captains Cove lies on the shores of the sheltered Paynesville canal harbor and is the ideal holiday destination for families, boaties and fishing enthusiast.

Located in the heart of Victoria's boating capital on the beautiful Gippsland Lakes, you will find our waterfront holiday apartments have something for everyone.

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