Top things to do in Lakes Entrance

Top Choice Pub in Lakes Entrance

Waterwheel Beach Tavern

Head to the adjoining township of Lake Tyers, 9km east of Lakes Entrance, for this wonderfully relaxed coastal pub looking out to Ninety Mile Beach. There are Lakes Entrance craft beers on tap and local fish and chi…
Winery in Lakes Entrance

Wyanga Park Winery

Pop by for a tasting at this quirky, art-filled, family-owned winery, the oldest in Gippsland. It's most known for its chardonnay, but it's all good and available for free sampling. There's a restaurant (meals $12 t…
Steak in Lakes Entrance

Miriam's Restaurant

The upstairs dining room at Miriam’s overlooks the waterfront, and the Gippsland steaks, local-seafood dishes and casual cocktail-bar atmosphere are excellent. Try the epic 'Greek fisherman's plate': 1kg of local se…
Art in Lakes Entrance

Wurinbeena Gallery

This excellent not-for-profit gallery displays artworks by local Koorie artists; there's a mix of contemporary and traditional pieces, featuring anything from canvas paintings to wood burning on native-animal skins.…
Public Art in Lakes Entrance

Spirit Poles

This lovely art installation represents the five clans of the Gunai and Kurnai nation, who are the traditional custodians of the East Gippsland region. Made from ironbark gum, each of the spirit poles is decorated w…
Bistro in Lakes Entrance

Albert & Co.

Bringing some urban style to the Esplanade is this diner doing a menu of modern breakfasts, prawn burgers and seafood mains. The front bar is perfect for a pre-dinner tipple, offering cocktails, Gippsland wines and …
Seafood in Lakes Entrance

Ferryman's Seafood Cafe

It’s hard to beat the ambience of dining on the deck of this floating cafe-restaurant (an old Paynesville–Raymond Island passenger ferry), which will fill you to the gills with fish and seafood dishes. The seafood p…
Chinese in Lakes Entrance

Floating Dragon

This floating restaurant on the harbour dishes up high-end Cantonese cuisine, with soothing views through floor-to-ceiling windows. Chilli-pepper-and-salt calamari, half-roasted duck and pork belly are favourites.
Cafe in Lakes Entrance

Lakes Boatshed Cafe

Away from the main strip, this unabashedly local cafe overlooks the water at North Arm. It does homemade Gippsland beef pies, local-fish dishes and Devonshire tea on the terrace of this former boat shed.
Viewpoint in Lakes Entrance

Jemmy's Point Lookout

A popular stop-off for photos, with wonderful views over the entrance – which links the Gippsland Lakes to Bass Strait. It's a 20-minute walk up here from town.