Located on the edge of Ninety Mile Beach where the Gippsland Lakes joins with the Southern Ocean is the beautiful holiday destination of the Lakes Entrance. Known as the seafood capital of Australia, you can wine and dine, play and relax in this wonderful location in Victoria. With its array of water sports and activities, holiday accommodation, plenty of adventure and more importantly plenty of things to make you relax and unwind, you will surely keep coming back to this destination time and time again.
With its many fishing trawlers operating directly out of this area, you can taste some of the finest and freshest caught seafood there is. For lunch or dinner you can sample some quality cuisine that is prepared daily by the number of restaurant chefs who put together mouth watering and sumptuous delights for you to try. There are some excellent cafes to sit and enjoy a coffee in as you read your morning paper or maybe you might like to dine al fresco for lunch or dinner! Whatever your desire you can be sure that your tastebuds will think they are on holidays too.
Located just approximately 320 kilometres east of Melbourne the Lakes Entrance is a quiet coastal town where you can come to get away from it all! With a population of just over 5,250 you will not have to deal with noisy traffic jams, large crowds or the hustle and bustle that you find in the bigger cities. All you will hear is the crashing of the waves, the clinking of coffee cups in the morning and the quiet hum of people chattering.
From the rise and setting of the sun you can choose from an array of things to see and do while you are holiday in the Lakes Entrance. From swimming in the refreshing cool ocean waters to going jet skiing, paddle boating, canoeing, surfing, kayaking, fishing or hiring a catamaran and cruising the river waters, you can spend as much or as little time as you would like out on the water. There are some great beaches to take the kids to that are completely patrolled by lifesavers during the summer months, making it fun for everyone for a great day in the sun.
The Lakes Entrance is a very popular seaside town that so many people frequent for its charm and sophistication that it boasts, where you can completely forget about the everyday stresses of life and just unwind for a change. Hire a boat and go exploring the waterways or perhaps do some deep sea diving or fishing while you are here. There is also the opportunity to do some dolphin spotting and seeing seals in their natural habitat too! Perhaps you might like to take a walk to Jemmy's Point Lookout to witness the awesome views or do a scenic drive to nearby Lake Tyers or wander through the Lake Tyers Forest Park. You can also join a winery boat for wine tasting for lunch or dinner or even play a round of golf while you are here and the kids can even play some mini golf. The kids can play freely while you can completely relax and rejuvenate!
The accommodation on offer in the Lakes Entrance ranges for budget accommodation through to luxury five star class. Book into the local caravan park if you wish to pitch a tent or if you are travelling around in a motorhome or have a campervan in tow. Maybe you would like to see what secluded oasis's there is tucked away in tranquil havens or stay in one of the hotels in Traralgon, spacious apartments or even a beautiful resort. There is a great selection of accommodation in the Lakes Entrance as well as plenty of activities for all ages, and wonderful attractions to enjoy, so waste no more time in making the choice to visit this ideal holiday destination, the Lakes Entrance.