Sightseeing tours of Bairnsdale and the Gippsland Lakes Regi

Buchan Caves Tour

One of our sightseeing tours locations in Bairnsdale

Descend the Royal or Fairy caves, later sit by the bristling river waters at the Buchan Bluff rock formation. On the return visiting Lake Tyers Beach, & surf beach ‘Red Bluff’ and take in spectacular views from the heights of Lakes Entrance & Kalimna.

Lakes Winery Triangle

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Twin Rivers Food & Wine Trail, World Award wine tasting visiting Nicholson River Winery, Tambo Winery culiminating with tasty freshly made luncheon at Wyanga Winery Park

Tallest Trestle Bridge

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 Take a short tour to the heritage listed 'Trestle Bridge' not far from Lakes Entrance, then onto the World listed Buchan Caves, taking scenic views or Buchan township, have lunch or just pure coffee.

Mitchel River Cliffs

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  Only 40 minutes’ drive from Lakes Entrance, passing through rural villages of Swan Reach set on the popular bream fishing Tambo River, Johnsonville (home of the “Black stump”). Along the meandering Mitchell River Cliffs, view the sights of the and world famous “Silt jetties” formation over 6000 years.      "

Raymond Island Koala

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 Cross McMillan Strait by ferry for leisurely stroll among the native flora and capture sighting our local koalas in their natural habitat. Visit the very informative an educational Maritime museum, displaying the history of the fishing industry and steamers on the Gippsland Lakes.

Historic Bruthen.

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 Highlight Tours of Lakes, Rivers, Sight-Seeing, Raymond Island koalas, Buchan Caves,  Metung & Bruthen Tours in Lakes Entrance Wineries, Galleries, Lakes Entrance & District sightseeing Tours, Tours in Bairnsdale

Sight-Seeing Continued

Gippsland Armed Forces Museum

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  Gippsland Armed Forces Museum, is a military museum located on the Princes Highway Fullam 5kms West of Sale at Airport, Victoria. An excellent display of over 1500 military items that covers Gippsland’s military history. Memorabilia from the Army, Navy, the Airforce and Prisoners of War, from the Bore War, both world wars, the Korean war, and Vietnam. You will be surprised to learn the number of plane crashes, ships sunk along the Victorian coast and number of local lives of men & women given to the cause.  

Port of Sale

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  The Port of Sale was established in the late 1800s due to the growth of shipping on the Gippsland Lakes, and the establishment of a railhead at Sale in 1879. The Port linked Sale to the Gippsland Lakes system, and ultimately, the open water of Bass Strait, is located at the northern end of the man-made canal, which has historically provided shipping and pleasure boats with excellent access into the heart of the township. 

John Brady Wood Sculpture Gallery

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  This is must see gallery, visualise the trunk of a large Cyprus tree, now vividly create an image and bring it to life carving with a chainsaw. “Impossible” you say, this gallery displays the epitome of true natural talent. An array of wooden carvings and selection of paintings by talented local artists. Great for all ages, room to run around, sit and relax or enjoy a very good coffee made by partner, Alison. Situated on the Princes Highway Fullam 5kms West of Sale Victoria.  

Tambo River Cliffs

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  Beautiful river Cliffs set on the known for bream fishing river Tambo, just a few kilometres upstream from Swan Reach, Princes Highway, midway Bairnsdale & Lakes Entrance, many spots to stop and cast a line or just sit and take in the serenity, continue up the Tambo to Bruthen or return to Swan Reach and downstream to Metung. 

Metung Village

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  From Swan Reach only 10 minutes to Metung Village set on Bancroft Bay, take in the water views from the veranda of infamous Metung Hotel, enjoy excellent fresh cooked meals with a glass of local wine or cold beer. Visit local galleries or drop a line to catch dinner. Visitors welcome at Metung Bowls Club and Metung yacht Club. 

Lake Tyers Beach

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  Only 10 kilometres east of Lakes Entrance, a magical lake steeped in history surrounds Lake Tyers Mission, excellent boating, canoeing explore the waterways extending Toorloo Arm or the meandering arm passing ‘Devils Hole’ to Nowa Nowa. Excellent meals on offer at the Water Wheel Tavern with friendly staff and patrons on the shores of the Lakes and views of sand dunes, easy access to 90 mile beach and pristine ocean.