• Cruises & boat tours

Lakes Explorer Water Taxi

287 Esplanade, Lakes Entrance, Victoria, 3909

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 Only. 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.

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 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.

Due to current health advice on social distancing, please contact the business for the most up to date information regarding opening times and services.

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

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