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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

The Lakes Entrance Foreshore lights up every December and January with a fantastic family carnival! Running from late December to the end of January, including Australia Day from 6pm to late. Enjoy fun family rides such as: Ferris Wheel Sideshows Dodgem Cars Thrill Rides Keep an eye on the Lakes Entrance Family Carnival Facebook page for Read More

Aussie, Aussie, Aussie! Lakes Entrance is the perfect place to spend your Australia Day, with lots of fun and unique activities to entertain you on the foreshore. From 3pm you can enjoy Twilight Market Stalls, with the iconic Lakes Entrance Duck Race on at 4pm. Enjoy live music and entertainment from 6pm and a live fireworks Read More

Attention all collectors and vintage lovers! One of the largest collectable and antiques displays ever staged in East Gippsland is returning to town. Add that final piece to your collection, find the perfect gift or decoration to your home while taking a journey through time… When: 9-10 February 2019 Where: Mechanics Hall, Mechanics St in Read More

The family friendly festival is now in its 24th year and still going strong. It is now renowned as Australia’s biggest little blues festival and it’s run entirely by volunteers. Take a look at the line up over on their website here where you can also buy your tickets. BIG4 Whiters Holiday Village is less than 30 Read More

Bairnsdale will be host to the East Gippsland Food, Wine and Beer Festival. It offers a relaxed and tempting atmosphere for foodies, wine connoisseurs, beer enthusiasts and everything in between. Enjoy food and beverage tastings and be entertained continuously with live music, lawn mower racing, free jumping castles, free petting zoo and roving performers, ensuring Read More

Experience & paddle the open water conditions on the Gippsland Lakes, on Australia’s largest inland water way on Saturday 4th May 2019. 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

This annual music festival is held in the carpark of the iconic Waterwheel Tavern in Lake Tyers Beach. The entire area surrounding the tavern is transformed into a music festival with marquees, seating areas, bars, massive stage and dance area. When: Stay tuned – normally scheduled for March, this year it has been postponed and 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

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