What to Do In Lakes Entrance

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Lakes Entrance is a beautiful fishing and tourist resort town in Victoria, Australia. Lakes Entrance is located near the eastern edge of Victoria, right on the edge of the picturesque beachfront. Lakes Entrance is famous for its spectacular view of the Gippsland Lakes from the world-renown Jeremy's Point.


Lakes Entrance is the perfect holiday destination. Not only are there ample and lovely holiday houses for rent, but also there are thousands of things to do! From fishing and camping to dining and sightseeing, Lakes Entrance has all of your favourite vacation activities.


However, there are certain attractions in Lake Entrance that are must-sees. The following are the top 4 sights in Lakes Entrance that you need to see on your next visit.


  1. Wildlife at Night: This place features amazing nighttime wildlife tours in its natural parks and forests. Schedule a private tour for you, your party, and a certified guide to see the more wild side of Australian night life, including gliders, koalas, wallabies, possums, wombats and owls all in their natural habitat. Tours typically last 2.5 hours and are by appointment only.

  2. Sea Shell Museum: it's famous Sea Shell Museum holds over 80,000 seashells and other natural sea items. Considered the largest natural sea life museums on all of Australia, the Sea Shell Museum features massive and bright coral displays, huge aquariums, and a model railway.

  3. Ninety Mile Beach: True to its name, this attraction is a picturesque beach that lasts for 90 miles. 90 Mile Beach features scenic views of the coast and wildlife. Perfect for fishing, picnicking, sunbathing, and surfing, 90 Mile Beach is a must see.

  4. Nyerimilang Park: Nyerimilang Park is a 178ha property in Lakes Entrance. Overlooking the Gippsland Lakes, Nyerimilang Park is a rustic homestead originally built in 1892. Featuring the original homestead, exotic wildlife, semi-formal and formal gardens, and historical displays, Nyerimilang Park is a perfect day trip.


Lakes Entrance is one of Victoria's top holiday destinations. Featuring all sorts of outdoor activities as well as sightseeing, shopping, and dining, it has something for everyone. Hotels and cabins do book up fast, so book your visit to Lakes Entrance soon!


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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19 Mitchell Street, Paynesville, 3880

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