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.

In East Gippsland, we bring you the challenge of adventure with this all-star line up. 

Lakes Entrance 

Let's get the adrenalin pumping by beginning with an orientation to the region - from the air! There is no better way to get an understanding of East Gippsland than to see if from above. Add more excitement by choosing the HELIPSUP tour which will have you paddling down the Gippsland Lakes on top of a stand up paddle board. 

We've hardly broken the ice of our adventure itinerary. Whilst in Lakes Entrance, it's your perfect opportunity to jump on board a charter fishing vessel. Choose either a lake or ocean experience and see for yourself what all the fuss is about by fishing these waters. 

Lakes Entrance and surrounds also provides the perfect playground for these adventure activities:

- Water skiing and Jet skiingSUP

- Kayaking, Canoeing and SUP

- Mountain biking, road cycling

- Hiking

- Surfing, Swimming and diving

* There is a fitness circuit around the Lakes Entrance foreshore, and the Lakes Entrance Aquadome incorporates a casual gym, swimming pool, spa and sauna facilities. 

When all this adrenalin wears off and it's time to add some nutrients to the body, we recommending tasting fresh, local seafood at one of our cafes and restaurants and be sure to grab a cold brew from the Red Bluff Brewery


Lakes Entrance - Buchan (40 minutes)

We don't think you will ever have enough of Lakes Entrance and surrounds but when it's time to move on, let's head to Buchan. Buchan will bring you into the hills, a small rural community with some awesome opportunities for caving! The underground oasis here is incredible, and not to be missed. The Buchan Caves reserve is a tranquil area complete with walking trails, local wildlife and a very cold running stream for anyone game enough to test the waters. 

Hiking is aplenty in the Buchan region. Our favourites include Tulloch Ard and Raymond Creek Falls.Buchan2

Recharge after a long day at the Buchan Caves Hotel. 

Events to pencil into the calendar: Buchan Rodeo. This annual event held on Easter Sunday is a must-do!

Buchan - Omeo (1 hour 45 minutes)

The Great Alpine Road - Weaving and winding and full of adventure opportunities. This route will take you from Bruthen  to Omeo with opportunities to stop and explore at almost every corner. But you came for adventure and outdoors - so lets get started with either fly fishing, white water rafting or mountain biking. Let's also mention the copious amounts of 4WD tracks, hiking and horse riding. Where will you start? Now, Omeo is only a hop-skip and a jump from our neighbours up at Dinner Plain, here you can snow ski, toboggan, Mountain bike, trail run and end the day with a high-altitude brew. 


Omeo - Bruthen (1 hour 15 minutes)

Locals call this route "coming back down the mountain". So we think it's time to relax a little. After all the adventure take some time to stop in at the Pressing shed café or have a tasting at the Ensay Winery

Don't want to relax? Cassilis is an old gold-mining town which now resembles a ghost-town. However there is an abundance of walking trails and strong history and relics amongst the hills. You may even like to try your luck and gold finding?

Nunniong State Forest is another option to put your 4WD skills to the test. Admire Moscow Villa Hut,  walk the Bentley Creek walk and keep your eyes opened for brumbies. 


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