Lakes Entrance is located 330 kilometres east of Melbourne Australia. It's known for the Gippsland Lakes, a vast system of inland waterways. The Gippsland Lakes are the largest inland waterway in Australia. There is a pedestrian bridge (The Footbridge) over to the Ninety Mile Beach. The town and the beach are separated by the Cunningham Arm inlet. The 90 Mile beach faces out into Bass Straight. Lakes Entrance has a day to day population of around 6,000 that swells to over 40,000 in the summer months. Visiting Lakes Entrance is very popular in the summer months. Things to do in Lakes Entrance include the popular Entrance Walk which this video is about. The Entrance is one of the best places to see in Lakes Entrance. The Entrance is where the ocean meets the Lakes. The Entrance was constructed during the late 18th century to allow better access to the Gippsland Lakes. There was a natural entrance that kept getting silted over and a permanent solution was needed. The walk to the Entrance is a 5 kilometre 2-hour return trip, The walk can be done 3 ways. You can walk along the 90 Mile Beach, you can walk along Cunningham Arm or you can follow the trail through the sand dunes. Once at the Entrance, you may be lucky enough to see seals or dolphins playing in the water or even a whale passing by in the ocean Whichever way you choose to visit Lakes Entrance, either a day trip or a stay, no visit is complete without doing this walk. .