Gippsland Lakes Paddle Challenge

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When: 6 May 2023. Experience and paddle the open water conditions on the Gippsland Lakes, on Australia’s largest inland water way.

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 to finish at the Iconic Lakes Entrance Footbridge.

  • When: Saturday, 4 May 2024. Entries Open 1st February 2024.
  • Where
    • Paynesville to Lakes Entrance 27km - for experienced paddlers 15 years of age and above.
    • Metung to Lakes Entrance 13km - for novice to experienced paddlers 10 years of age and above.

Book your accommodation at BIG4 Whiters in Lakes Entrance. There is a parking space included for each accommodation type and additional space may be available on request (prior approval required, please email

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