• Cruises & boat tours

Lakes Explorer Water Taxi

287 Esplanade, Lakes Entrance, Victoria, 3909

Some of 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 or EFT. Subject to suitable weather.

Cost
Type Indicative prices
Days of operation:
  • Operational hours 7am-9pm. Please check in advance via phone or email to see if service is running.

To minimise the spread of Covid, we are limiting passengers numbers to one family/household or known to each other.

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 a remote location that does not have road access. Please bring suitable clothing, footwear and drink.

Other tours by this operator:
Membership:
  • Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation
  • Visitor Information Centre
287 Esplanade, Lakes Entrance, Victoria, 3909

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