Things to Do


Lakes Entrance brings visitors to the area for vacations, getaways and holidays throughout the year. Whenever you choose to stay in Heyfield Motel & Apartments, you’ll find a wide selection of activities to keep you entertained. Browse our list below, or please ask one of our friendly staff members during your visit. We’ll love to tell you all about what’s on! 

You can take a lazy drive to great towns and villages such as Buchan, Bruthen, Metung, Paynesville, Cape Conran, Lake Tyers, Orbost and Mallacoota. For the more adventurous, our great parks and forests are an ideal destination. 
Cruises & Charters
If cruising the waterways is your cup of tea, our beautiful lake system offers plenty of eco-friendly cruises and sightseeing tours. 

• Peels Cruises: Cruises depart from Lakes Entrance for destinations including Metung and Paynesville, passing Raymond Island along the way. 
• Wyanga Park Winery Cruises: Sit back and relax as you try some of our delightful local wines.
• Thunderbird Cruises: Treat yourself to a cruise of the Gippsland Lakes in comfort. Enjoy fully enclosed seating, large upper viewing decks, a fully stocked bar and a snack bar.
• Offshore Charters: Enjoy a relaxing day while fishing with your family off one of the many piers or jetties, hire your own boat or book a spot on one of the fishing charter boats. Whether you enjoy offshore and deep sea fishing or you simply want a sightseeing adventure, Offshore Charters offers family-friendly fun.

Lakes Entrance has an 18-hole championship golf course which is open seven days a week. Lakes Entrance Golf Course is ranked 77th of all golf courses in Australia. To make a booking, visit Lakes Entrance Golf Course

Beaches & Swimming
Across the footbridge is the famous Ninety Mile Beach, home of the Lakes Entrance Surf Lifesaving Club which was host to the State Junior and Senior Lifesaving Championships for 2010 and 2011. It offers our visitors an uncrowded, unspoilt, pristine beach experience which is patrolled by lifesavers during the summer months. Come and see where the future champions of the surf lifesaving movement test their skills both in the water and on the beach.

Restaurants & Cafés
Some of the best restaurants and cafes in Victoria are just a short distance from Heyfield Motel & Apartments. We have clubs, bistros, restaurants and cafés, all of which are family-friendly. 

For incredible fresh seafood, stop by the Fishing Co-op shop, which has fresh prawns, scallops and Morton Bay bugs. If you’re looking for somewhere to take the family, The Lakes Entertainment Centre has a great undercover playground where the kids can play whilst you get to enjoy your meal and keep an eye on the kids at the same time. No matter what you’re looking for, you’re sure to find a meal to please everyone in your party!


Maybe you have your entire trip planned out, or maybe you just want to follow your fancy wherever it may lead. Whatever the case, our staff members know the area and can make sure your stay is filled with fun and relaxation. Ask any of our staff members for a recommendation on activities, restaurants, exploration and more!
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