Things to do …


Market Days

Lakes Entrance has a great variety of Markets running all year. Farmers Markets, Makers Markets, Bric a Brac and used goods markets.

Check our Markets listing for a full description and contact details here. Lakes Entrance Markets.



The Lakes Entrance Carnival operates all through the summer. There are rides for big kids and small kids. Thrills galore. Side-show alley, clowns, dodgems and more.

Keep an eye on our Events page for dates and times.

Beaches and Lakes

Lakes Entrance has four major beaches suitable for families, surfing, bodyboarding and ocean fishing. The Lakes offer water-skiing, kayaking, paddle boats and windsurfing.

Lakes Entrance Main Beach is patrolled by trained Lifesavers during the summer months.

Golf Course

Lakes View Golf Course is only a few minutes drive..

Lakes View – Palmers Road – 9 Holes, Par 60, 2757m. Ph 03 5155 3544.

Lakes Entrance Golf Club – Golf Links Road – 18 Holes, Par 72, 2603m. Ph 03 5155 1431.

Self Drive Boating

Boat Hire is available for day trips or overnight. Be your own skipper. Available from Lakes Charters, Bulls Cruisers, Metung Cruising

Boat Ramps are only 5 minutes from your cottage, on North Arm near the Skate Ramp.

Chartered Cruises

Take a Cruise on the Gippsland Lakes. Dinner and Lunch Cruises available. Choose from Peels Cruises, Lonsdale Eco Cruise, Winery Cruise and Sea Safari Water Taxi.

There are plenty of Seals, Dolphins and Seabirds to be sighted on the Gippsland Lakes.

Fishing Charters

If you don’t have your own boat, take a Fishing Charter for the day. You can do Ocean Fishing, Lake Fishing or a Charter in Lake Tyers. Choose from Far Out Charters, Mako Fishing Charters, and Lake Tyers Charters.

The deckhands usually clean your fish for you, and everything is supplied.

Community Clubs

Fully licenced Clubs and Hotels in Lakes Entrance. Choose from a Bistro meal at one of our Clubs, or a pub meal served in a family atmosphere. Lakes Sports Club, Lakes Bowls Club, Central Hotel and Waterwheel Beach Tavern. All are family friendly with kids meals and seating available.

Tennis, Bikeriding & Swimming

Tennis Courts are situated at the Lakes Entrance Aquatic Centre (3 indoor pools), just down the road from Lakes Entrance Log Cabins. Take a morning swim, or have a round of tennis with friends.

Bike & Kayak Hire is available from various outlets or Shell Service Station on Marine Pde.

Buchan Caves

Situated about 1 hours drive north of Lakes Entrance, is a fabulous Cave System, consisting of multiple caves for exploration. Buchan Caves website.

The grounds at the Buchan Caves reserve make for an excellent picnic, with plenty of wildlife.

Lakes Cottages

Lakes Cottages

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