8 days in Mallacoota & Lakes Entrance Itinerary

8 days in Mallacoota & Lakes Entrance Itinerary

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Mallacoota
— 2 nights
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Lakes Entrance
— 5 nights
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Mallacoota

— 2 nights
Tucked away on a beautiful inlet in far-east Gippsland is Mallacoota, a popular year-round coastal destination that enjoys Victoria's warmest winter temperatures and cool ocean breezes in summer, with the bonus of its proximity to the magnificent Croajingolong National Park.
On the 6th (Sat), visit a coastal fixture at Gabo Island Lighthouse and then head off the coast to Gabo Island. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Genoa Peak Walk, then brush up on your military savvy at WW11 Bunker Museum, and then hike along Mallacoota Coastal Walks.

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Melbourne to Mallacoota is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Melbourne, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Mallacoota, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 18°C. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Lakes Entrance.

Things to do in Mallacoota

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Lakes Entrance

— 5 nights
Lakes Entrance is a seaside resort and fishing port in eastern Victoria, Australia. Get out of town with these interesting Lakes Entrance side-trips: Bairnsdale (Mitchell river walk, St Mary's Catholic Church, &more), Sale (St Pauls Cathedral, La Trobe Swing Bridge, &more) and Buchan Caves (in Buchan). There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at Wyanga Park Winery, identify plant and animal life at Raymond Island, take in the views from Stony Creek Trestle Bridge, and stop by Dove and Lyre.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Lakes Entrance holiday maker app.

Traveling by car from Mallacoota to Lakes Entrance takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February in Lakes Entrance, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Lakes Entrance

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips