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What’s On in Lakes Entrance

There is always something happening in stunning Lakes Entrance. From the annual Gippsland Fishing Classic the the bi annual Rod Run there is an event, festival or activity guaranteed to please everyone. Read on for some of the upcoming events

Just a short stroll from BIG4 Whiters, brings you to the picturesque Lakes Entrance Foreshore, which is the perfect setting for afternoon into evening markets. Enjoy delicious food, listen to live music, browse the local stalls and generally enjoy the great family atmosphere! Where: Lakes Entrance Foreshore, The Esplanade, Lakes Entrance, VIC When: Upcoming dates Read More

Hopefully your visit to Lakes Entrance will coincide with this lovely indoor market with lots of local stall holders selling their wares. From fresh local honey, soaps, crafts, local made preserves, sweet treats, pottery, jewellery, produce and so much more. Plus the most delicious Devonshire teas in Lakes Entrance! Where: Lakes Entrance Mechanics Hall, 18 Read More

Enjoy an outdoor challenge every Saturday morning, with this popular 5km run! This fun run is about about your own personal best time, so you can join in whatever your pace. This event is free, but you will need to register and receive a barcode that will be scanned to record your time. Entirely organised Read More

Enjoy a wonderful Sunday afternoon, listening to world-class opera at the stunning venue of Nyerimilang Heritage Park, a natural ampitheatre, overlooking the Lakes. Showcasing Australia’s finest singers Bass Teddy Tahu Rhodes Tenor Alexander Lewis Soprano Georgia Wilkinson Soprano Madeleine Crombie Accompanied by the esteemed David McNicol When: Sunday 15th March 2020 – 11:30am to 4:30pm Where: Read More

Experience & paddle the open water conditions on the Gippsland Lakes, on Australia’s largest inland water way on Saturday 2nd May 2020. View the spectacular man made entrance on the 90 Mile Beach that allows the lakes to run into Bass Strait. Start at Paynesville for the elite paddler or Metung for the recreational paddler Read More

Fishing is a popular activity in Lake Entrance and the surrounding areas and there’s an excellent chance you will catch a fish, or even crabs or prawns in season! Every Thursday, the Lakes Entrance Visitor Information Centre compiles a fishing report. You can access the latest report here. But before you get excited about what’s biting, remember Read More

A popular activity in Lakes Entrance is crabbing, which is catching your own sand crabs for a delicious seafood meal. The main jetty to do this from is Sandblasting Jetty on Bullock Island, but you can also be successful at other jetties in the area. You can get all the necessary supplies in Lakes Entrance. Read More

Held on the 1st Sunday on the month, near the footbridge, you can indulge your habit at the Lakes Entrance Surf Club Foreshore Markets. Wander the many stalls and choose from a range of hand made and local products ideal for souvenirs and gifts plus food, plants and much, much, more. Open from 9am to Read More

The Buchan caves is a cluster of spectacularly beautiful limestone caves, they are the heart of the quaint and friendly community of Buchan, which is certainly worth the 40 min drive from the park. The perfect day trip from the park is taking one of the regular public walk tours of these awe inspiring caves. Read More

Enjoy some award winning fine wine or two, a mouthwatering lunch or just some appetizers at the beautiful and relaxing Wyanga Park Winery. The winery features some gorgeous, unique local original art works, Henry’s Cafe which is appealing to the taste buds of many, and even a cruise! The winery is tucked away on the Read More

We are super excited to show you the newest tour in town, Lakes Entrance Segway Adventures! A segway is a 2-wheel self-balancing personal transporter and these ones are fitted with off-road tyres. Choose from 3 fun adventures, including Ninety Mile Beach. Plus, they all include training, so you’ll be gliding along like a pro in no Read More

Explore the beautiful Lakes Entrance from a different perspective..! Australian Camels offer spectacular camel rides along the iconic 90 Mile Beach, right here in Lakes Entrance. This amazing experience is offered between December and April every year over school holidays and long weekends – check out their Australian Camels website for the latest schedule. This Read More

Who doesn’t dream about cruising across crystal clear waters with wild dolphins playfully jumping up and down alongside the boat? The Lonsdale Eco Cruises will turn your dreams into reality. Explore the fantastic Flora and Fauna of the Gippsland Lakes and enjoy spectacular scenery with minimum impact on the environment. Skipper, Tony, is an experiences 4th Read More

Lakes Entrance is big on water activities. The Paddle Boats and Catamaran Hire is open during school holidays and is the ideal family activity! Why not enjoy a full day on the patrolled main beach with a picnic and take advantage of all other beach activities such as fishing, swimming, surfing or just walking along the Read More

Be sure to pack your bike (or hire one while you’re here) because there are soooo many fantastic bike trails suitable for every fitness level to explore. In fact, they take you off the beaten track and you get to take your time, enjoy the fresh air, scenery and it is loads of fun! Experience Read More

The Colquhoun State Forest is located a short drive from Lakes Entrance and provides many fantastic tourist attractions such as car touring, bush walking, fishing, swimming and cycling. There are three different walking track options that are suitable for all fitness levels and will take you on a scenic journey through nature and Indigenous and Read More

Imagine yourself sitting at one of Victoria’s most distinctive and beautiful wineries, above a cliff on one side overlooking the beautiful Nicholson River valley and on the other a broad panorama across the distant Gippsland Lakes and Bass Strait on the other side, the cellar door, and an 1880 farmhouse, all the while sipping a Read More

Fishing is a favourite past time for many, those young, and those young at heart! There is no better place to fish than Lakes Entrance whether it be off shore in your own boat, one of our local Fishing Charters, or off the banks of our closest water ways.  There has been many, many, many Read More

If you’re one to enjoy slowing down the pace and enjoying the great outdoors, then biking around Lakes Entrance could just be for you! There is many beautiful views to be had throughout our region! A couple of trails not to go pass is the “East Gippsland Rail Trail” or the “Discovery Trail” and don’t Read More

During your stay at BIG4 Whiters Holiday Village consider taking a charter boat or fishing cruise where there’s a pretty good chance of seeing dolphins and seals during August to November each year.  And if you’re really lucky you may even see a whale or two. Imagine a scenic cruise sighting the sea life that Read More