Selecting a boating destination can
be devilishly difficult or easy. Decide to go boating at Gippsland
Lakes, if you want to make an easy decision. The sheer
size of it is around 400 square kilometres, is the largest
navigable inland waterway in Australia. You cannot go wrong with
The beauty of Gippsland Lakes is
picture perfect. The inland sea is separated from the ocean by a
thin line of sand dune. It gives you the feeling of being able to
walk on the ocean, becoming one with it. You are sure to snap
pictures of this beautiful scenery, and there is no better way to
explore it than by boat.
The Gippsland Lake Reserve on
Raymonds Island is the perfect island to manoeuver around. The
national park is preserved and surely worth the discovery trip.
There are 90 miles of coastline, a compelling experience for anyone
who wants to go boating.
With so much coastline, you are sure
to find a variety as you navigate your boat in the region. There
are beautiful deserted beaches and sheltered moorings that will
call out to any adventurer. These are the locations where many
movies are shot.
In December 2008, a beautiful
phenomenon occurred in this very area. It was hauntingly beautiful
and breath-taking. A particular micro-organism caused the waters to
illuminate in an ethereal blue colour in the night. It was as if
someone had turned on the stage lights on a giant show. If you are
lucky, you may experience the same when you go boating in the
The two national parks in the area
contribute to wildlife and birdlife attractions. People from across
the world travel to this region to see the fabulous sights. The
pristine blue ocean and the three rivers that you can navigate make
at Gippsland Lakes the ideal boating destination.
There are multiple boardwalks where
you can sip the best espressos, order cocktails with exotic names
and enjoy the exquisite cuisine. You can also simply indulge in
jolly old carnivals and lick traditional ice creams.
If you like to be in the water, you
can safely go swimming in the sea, ocean or river. You can boat,
swim or float to your heart's desire. There is a plethora of water
sports to select from. Skiing and wakeboarding are hugely popular
sports, and so is fishing and golf. Combine boating with your
If you are staying at an amazing
hotel like Captains Cove, you will be able to combine your boating
vacation with your sporting vacation. The hotel offers a heated
water swimming pool and a full size tennis court. You can tie your
boat to your personal and private jetty, just outside your
The experience of boating is truly
safe. You are free enough to navigate the waters but close enough
to reach any facility, in case of emergency. You can buy fresh
supplies or top up water and gas just as easily. Leave the worries
about extremely high water tides and dangers that are normally
associated with it.
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