Boat Hire | Boating Holidays | Scenic Cruises | Kayak Hire

Bring your own boat or hire one from Lakes Entrance, Metung or Paynesville to explore our extensive water ways.

Whether it be ocean, lakes or rivers there are endless fishing, picnic and sightseeing locations for you to experience.

A hire boat or bring your own - just so long as you spare some time to explore the fabulous waterways of the Gippsland Lakes. In addition to Riviera Nautic's yachts, motor cruisers and day boats, you can hire kayaks, half cab boats or go on a tour boat to get even closer to nature; a superb experience especially when the dolphins are active.


The Gippsland Lakes offers a whole lot of wonderful destinations to explore by boat.


Lake Tyers is also good for boating and offers excellent fishing.

There are boat ramps and public jetties throughout the region.

Check if boat parking is available or the possibility of a boat mooring, you can also contact Gippsland Ports or Riviera Nautic in Metung to rent a berth for the duration of your stay.


For a relaxing afternoon on the water 'Riviera Scenic' offer tours throughout the week. They are a wonderful way of discovering more about the unique and beautiful waterways of the Gippsland Lakes. Tours run on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 2.30pm - 5.00pm. The tours start and finish at Riviera Nautic Marina 185 Metung Rd Metung 3904. Tickets can be purchased by calling 5156 2243. Pre-purchase your tickets and save. Family tickets make this a great value outing for all ages. Visit the Riviera Scenic website for more information.

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Cruise Operators on Gippsland Lakes

Lakes Entrance:

Lonsdale Cruises: 03 5155 2889

Peels Tourist and Ferry Cruises: 03 5155 1246

Wyanga Winery Cruise: 03 5155 1508

Mulloway Cocktail Cruises: 03 5155 3304

Far Out Charters: 0428 401 819

Scream Machine: 0438 400 189


The Director: 03 5156 2628

Hire Boats:

Lakes Entrance Paddle Boats: 0419 552 753

Blue Riviera Hire Boats: 0402 459 293

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