Lakes-Explorer Sea Safari & Water Taxi

Modern, quick 4 passenger ferry
287 Esplanade (Post Office Jetty), Lakes Entrance VIC
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Water-Taxi & Eco-Tours (Sea-Safari)

WATER-TAXI: At this time of the year (cooler months), please check at least 1 day in advance via SMS 0458511438 to see if available. (If weather is suitable).  Regular services resume in late October. 

SEA-SAFARI (Wildlife tours): not running this month.
Email for details:  peter@lakes-explorer.com.au 

Fees based on each trip: up to 4 persons. 

Water-Taxi: 
Lakes Entrance to Ocean Entrance, Kalimna Jetty, North Arm Jetties, Barrier Landing, Rigby Island, West Entrance or Fraser Island (Guests only) Retreat. $40 per trip each way.
Lakes Entrance to Wyanga Winery Jetty. $50 per trip each way.
Lakes Entrance to Nungurner Jetty. $60 per trip each way.
Lakes Entrance to Metung Jetty/Hotel. $80 per trip each way. 
Night service: Extra $10 per trip if operating after sunset. 
Discount for multiple trips on same day. Subject to suitable weather and availability....

Private Charter or Sea-Safari: 
Guided Wildlife (Boat and Walking) Tours, known as Sea-Safaris are available on the Gippsland Lakes, focussing on the 4 islands between Lakes Entrance and Metung. 
Rigby, Fraser, Flanningan and Pelican Islands each has a unique history and a wide range of wildlife. Seals and dolphins are occassionally seen.....
Binocullars and guide books on-board.
Minimum age for remote Sea-Safaris is 10 years old. 
$80 per hour per group of 4. 
Also available at Lake Tyers, Nowa Nowa, Boole Poole and major rivers.. 
Price On Application (Departure point, time of day, total time....)
Subject to suitable weather and availability...

Wildlife:
The Gippsland Lakes attracts a wide range of wildlife including.... Burranun Dolphins, Australia (Long-nosed) Fur Seals, Hog Deer, Kangaroos, Wallabies, Wombats, Pelicans, King-fishers, Spoon-bills, Egrets, Herons, Cormorants, Lapwings, Terns (Fairy & Little), Coots, Ducks, Grebe, Hooded Plovers and others..... 
We conform to all Government regulations for viewing of wildlife. We are active members of Wildlife Tourism Australia and Birdlife Australia.

Booking & Fees:
Pay on board: Cash only: No credit card facilities on board.
Please book ahead via SMS 0458511438. 
Departs Post Office Jetty or as required.

Skipper Pete:
Owner/Operator, Commercial Coxswain, acreditted Eco-Guide (Eco-Tourism Australia), Licensed Tour Operator - DELWP Parks Victoria, former National Park Ranger (land and marine), qualified Tour Guide, qualified Cartographer, member of Birdlife Australia, member of Wildlife Tourism Australia.

Lakes-Explorer 5: MSV 13017
2016 Polycraft built to commercial standard. AMSA Survey 2E. 5 metre. 4 passengers. Mercury 90 Sea-Pro (2016). Some weather protection. Stormy-Sea/Marlin weatherproof PFDs supplied. No toilet on-board however public toilets are often near jetties. Mooring at Post Office Jetty. Also trailerable to various locations. 

For your safety:
Water-Taxi services and Sea-Safaris are often to remote locations that do not have vehicle access. Please bring suitable clothing, footwear, water and any medical requirements. First Aid kit on vessel. Most areas are covered by Telstra Mobile Phone Network. The Skipper has the right to change or cancel an activity at any time.
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287 Esplanade (Post Office Jetty)
Lakes Entrance VIC 3909
Australia
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