Cruises, Sailing and Water Tours

All Lakes-Explorer tours and services are currently suspended until further notice. Please visit the website for the most up to date information.

Lakes-Explorer provides Water-Taxi and Eco-Tour (Sea-Safari) services throughout the 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 four 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.

Ocean Entrance Sea-Safari (Eco-boat tour) offers a one hour educative tour of Lakes Entrance Harbour and Ocean Entrance. Departs as required.

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

Facilities

Service Types

Cruises, Sailing and Water Tours Nature and wildlife Walking and Biking Tours

Fitness

Basic Moderate

Disabled Assistance

Caters for limited mobility Disabled access available

Membership

Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation The Ecotourism Association of Australia Visitor Information Centre

Accreditation

Tour Guiding Association

Services

All Lakes-Explorer tours and services are currently suspended until further notice. Please visit the website for the most up to date information.

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 four 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 Only. Subject to suitable weather.

Disabled Access

Carpark Family Friendly Non Smoking Pet Friendly - Enquire Public Toilet

From $15 to $20

All Lakes-Explorer tours and services are currently suspended until further notice. Please visit the website for the most up to date information.

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 Non Smoking Pet Friendly - Enquire Public Toilet

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