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.

Upstream or downstream?

Launch your kayak, canoe or SUP.  With a multitude of rivers, lakes, bays and ocean, You are spoilt for choice. Whether you are still gaining your balance or ready to tackle the elements, there is always the perfect stretch of water to be found.

Bairnsdale offers smooth river rafting along the Mitchell River, Lakes Entrance is a great place to tune your skills with quiet inlets and challenging tides. The Snowy River brings a kayaker's dream as the snow melts and swells the waters into a skilful playground. Enjoy a cruisy splash around the Paynesville canals, or perhaps you are wishing to paddle into the sunset at Mallacoota

If you are brand new or need some supplies?  Venture Out will get you off on the right paddle with lessons, hire and tours. 

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