Lakes Explorer (Tours & Water-Taxi)

Cruises, Sailing and Water Tours

Lakes-Explorer provides educative Tours and Water-Taxi services around Lakes Entrance (Gippsland Lakes) using a modern and quick commercial four-passenger ferry.

All Water-Taxi and Sea-Safari activities are run by Skipper Pete, a Certified ECO-Guide with Eco-Tourism Australia. Skipper Pete is a former National Park Ranger, land and marine, a qualified tour guide and member of Birdlife Australia and Wildlife Tourism Australia. Lakes Explorer is a Licensed Tour Operator (DELWP Parks Victoria).

The Water-Taxi service and Sea-Safaris are available to explore remote and unique areas that larger tour boats do not visit. Available on Gippsland Lakes, Lake Tyers and large Gippsland rivers.

The Water-Taxi carries up to three adult passengers (four persons). Fees are based on per trip. Available from Lakes Entrance to Barrier Landing, Rigby Island, Kalimna, Nyerimilang Homestead Jetty, Fraser Island Retreat (guests only), Nungurner or Metung.

Ocean Entrance Boat Tours offers a one-hour educative tour of Lakes Entrance Harbour and Ocean Entrance wildlife including Fur-Seals, Pelicans and occasionally Dolphins. Departs as required, if weather is suitable.

Lakes-Explorer visits remote locations that do not have road access. Please bring suitable clothing, footwear and drink.

Services

From $20 to $50

The Water-Taxi service run by Lakes Explorer is available to explore remote and unique areas that larger tour boats do not visit. Available on Gippsland Lakes, Lake Tyers and large Gippsland rivers.

The Water-Taxi carries up to three adult passengers. Fees are based on per trip. Available from Lakes Entrance to Barrier Landing, Rigby Island, Kalimna, Nyerimilang Homestead Jetty, Fraser Island Retreat (guests only), Nungurner or Metung.

All Water-Taxi services are run by Skipper Pete, a Certified ECO-Guide with Eco-Tourism Australia. Skipper Pete is a former National Park Ranger, land and marine, a qualified tour guide and member of Birdlife Australia and Wildlife Tourism Australia. Lakes Explorer is a Licensed Tour Operator (DELWP Parks Victoria).

Lakes-Explorer visits remote location that do not have road access. Please bring suitable clothing, footwear and drink. The Skipper has the right to modify or cancel an activity. Pay on board. Cash or EFT. Subject to suitable weather.

Disabled Access

Carpark Family Friendly Pet Friendly - Enquire

From $20 to $25

Lakes-Explorer’s Ocean Entrance Sea-Safari (Eco-boat tour) offers a one-hour educative tour of Lakes Entrance Harbour and Ocean Entrance, with a special focus on local wildlife including dolphins, seals, kangaroos, hog deer, pelicans, terns, kingfishers, hooded plovers, sea eagles, cormorants and more.

All Sea-Safari activities are run by Skipper Pete, a Certified ECO-Guide with Eco-Tourism Australia. Skipper Pete is a former National Park Ranger, land and marine, a qualified tour guide and member of Birdlife Australia and Wildlife Tourism Australia. Lakes Explorer is a Licensed Tour Operator (DELWP Parks Victoria).

Tours depart as required. Pay on board. Cash only. Subject to suitable weather.

Disabled Access

Carpark Family Friendly Pet Friendly - Enquire

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