Get a shot of adrenalin and cool off at the same time with a waterskiing session in Victoria. Whether you're a rookie or a seasoned water warrior, you'll find plenty of option to get your blood pumping.
Lakes and rivers
Want to get serious? Head straight to the Murray River – the ultimate destination for waterskiing in Victoria. The Murray attracts experienced water skiers and beginners learning for the first time. Pick from a number towns along the Murray, with great facilities available at Lake Boga, Lake Mulwala and Lake Hume.
The Gippsland Lakes and the Hazelwood Pondage in Central Gippsland, are ideal for waterskiing. Both feature deep fresh water and wide open spaces suitable for a range of water sports.
Race for the prize
Don't miss the waterskiing events that take place annually in the Murray. Pencil the Club Marine Southern 80 into your holiday diary, the largest waterskiing race in the world and held annually in Echuca. While the Mildura 100 Ski Race is another high profile event attracting big crowds.
Want to ramp things up even further? Bring out the jet ski on your holiday, though do make sure you're in a designated jet ski zone and that you follow speed restrictions.
Boating licences are required for most boat and personal watercraft operators. Persons hiring or chartering a boat may be exempt. For more information about Recreational Boat Licences visit the official Marine Safety Victoria website.
Head to the Murray River and strap on a pair of water-skis or a wakeboard. If you prefer to watch, several waterskiing events are held in the region.
Enjoy watersports on the Gippsland southern coast with world class surfing, swimming, scuba diving and snorkelling, as well as canoeing and kayaking.