East Gippsland acknowledges the Gunaikurnai, Monero and the Bidawel people as the Traditional Custodians of the land that encompasses East Gippsland Shire. We pay our respects to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living in East Gippsland, their Elders past and present.

H2O Tours and Adventures

Paynesville Adventure and Outdoors Tours

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Explore the Gippsland Lakes from Paynesville.
Scheduled Tours, Private Charters & Fast Water Taxi Service is available.


H2O Tours & Adventures provides tours of the Gippsland Lakes. Destinations include Paynesville Canals, Raymond Island, Rotamah Island, Sperm Whale Head, Ninety Mile Beach, Ocean Grange & Metung.
Our scheduled tours allow you to experience the Gippsland Lakes from the water and provides you with commentary about the history of the lakes, the abundant birdlife & wildlife.

Scheduled tours are available on different days at different times and can be book online at our website.
H2O Tours & Adventures provides Private Charters for events, special occasions and for families & friends who want to enjoy a great day out on the water.

A Fast Water Taxi Service offers a great way to access Bunga Arm (the Back Lake) if you have booked a Parks Victoria campsite at Albatross, Cormorant, Dotterel, Egret, Gannet, Pelican or Shearwater.

Our Fast Water Taxi can also take you to any of our tour destinations on a day and a time that suits you.

A Shuttle Service is also offered during the summer months to get you to the Ocean & Lakes beaches quickly so you have more time to explore the Ninety Mile Beach and enjoy a great day out.

Map & Directions

25 Esplanade Paynesville, VIC 3880

Cancellation Policy

• If you cancel within 24 hours of your tour/charter departure OR do not show there is a 100% fee – no refund will be given.
• In the event H2O Tours & Adventures have to cancel a tour/charter due to weather conditions you will be offered a full refund or an alternate day.
• All tours are subject to minimum numbers and weather conditions and may be cancelled at the discretion of H2O Tours & Adventures.
• We reserve the right to alter vessel on the day.
• We reserve the right to alter the destination on the day pending weather for your safety and comfort.
• It is compulsory for ALL children under the age of 12 years to wear a Life Jacket while on board the vessel.
• All vessels are strictly NO Smoking onboard.
• No pets or animals are allowed onboard due to visiting National Park locations.