Lakes Entrance

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© Christopher J Chalk
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Lakes Entrance is a popular Australian and International holiday resort and is home to the largest fishing fleet in Australia.

The weather is mild Mediterranean type climate. There is evidence that winter temperatures can be the highest in Victoria. With a similar latitude as Palermo in Cecily, as Athens in Greece, and as San Francisco in the US; there are very few days of extreme heat or cold, making Lakes Entrance an ideal spot all year round.

As part of the exclusive largest inland waterway system known as the Gippsland Lakes, Lakes Entrance is where a man-made entrance from the lake joins the Southern sea waters of Bass Strait; hence the name "Lakes Entrance".

Apart from the fresh seafood straight off the many fishing vessels, there are fine wines from the surrounding Districts to charming cafes (Incl., two floating restaurants), craft shops and significant refuges for wildlife and water birds in and around the uninhabitable Islands.

*Canon EOS “KISS” D/SLR Camera

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  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett   gave props (29 Oct 2011):


  • Joy B

    Joy B gave props (29 Oct 2011):

    I want to be there!

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda gave props (29 Oct 2011):

    You live in such a beautiful country, this is an excellent and beautiful image Chris ! Interesting narrative as well !

  • Nancy Richard

    Nancy Richard gave props (29 Oct 2011):

    Just makes me want to visit your beautiful country.

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (29 Oct 2011):

    Wish it was closer to us so that we could go there! Thanks for the interesting description of this place!

  • Suzanne McGeady

    Suzanne McGeady said (1 Nov 2011):

    On my To-Do long as they've got fresh fish and good coffee, i'll be sweet.

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes   gave props (2 Nov 2011):

    Always appreciate the info you include with your stunning images.

  • Carlo Pagan

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  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (15 Nov 2011):

    Outstanding scenery!

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (16 Nov 2011):

    It is such a beautiful place. Wonderful blues!

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