Make a self catering apartment or holiday rental in Lakes Entrance, Gippsland, Victoria your home away from home
Lakes Entrance holiday homes are in a spectacular area of lagoons, lakes and islands. Along with miles of unspoilt beaches, the area is a mecca for fishing and pleasure boats.
Things to Do in Lakes Entrance, Gippsland
Ninety Mile Beach is close to Lakes Entrance and is popular for surfing, swimming and bathing. Hire a paddleboat or catamaran on the Gippsland Lakes in the summer - there are many boating opportunities around Lakes Entrance holiday homes. Choose one of the many boat charters or self-drive around this stunning lakes area. Hire a boat from Marine Parade and enjoy cruising the North Arm at a leisurely pace. No fishing licenses are required and rod hire is available with the boat. Short cruises upriver may include stopping at a winery for lunch, combining two treats in one trip! Lakes Entrance is also a foodie’s mecca with a ready supply of fresh fish and seafood readily available from the local fishing fleet, the biggest in Australia.
Places to Visit Around Lakes Entrance, Gippsland
The best way to explore the area around your Lakes Entrance holiday home is definitely by boat. Scenic cruises cover areas from Lakes Entrance to Lake King, visiting Nungurner, Box’s Creek, Chinaman’s Creek, Metung, Rigby, Fraser and Flanagan Islands. Eco cruises with a running commentary depart from Cunningham Quay. They offer the chance to see dolphins, seals, pelicans and a variety of seabirds in their natural environment. Lake Tyers includes a state forest for walking and the river runs up to Nowa Nowa.
Weather in Lakes Entrance, Gippsland
Lakes Entrance holiday rentals in Gippsland have particularly mild winters and warmer summers than the most part of Victoria making it a desirable place to spend a weekend away or a longer vacation. Daytime temperatures can reach up to 18-20°C (65-68°F) in the winter rising to 25°C (77°F) in the summer months from December to March. The area has showers all year round which are heavier between April and October. The area is marketed as the “Gippsland Riviera” for its fantastic climate that is similar to Sicily in the Mediterranean.
Travel to Lakes Entrance, Gippsland
The nearest main airport to Lakes Entrance, Gippsland holiday rentals is Melbourne International (MEL) Airport. The airport has regular flights from all over the world and is served by American Airlines, British Airways, Qantas and Virgin Australia among many other airlines. The best way to reach your holiday home at Lakes Entrance is to book a hire car from the airport and drive. The journey is 212 miles and will take around 4 hours along the M1 and Princes Hwy (A1). Prepare for a memorable first glimpse of Lakes Entrance as you descend Jemmy’s Point Hill.