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Experience & paddle the open water conditions on the Gippsland Lakes, on Australia's largest inland water way.
View the spectacular man made entrance on the 90 Mile Beach that allows the lakes to run into Bass Strait.
Start at Paynesville for the elite paddler or Metung for the recreational paddler to finish at the Iconic Lakes Entrance Footbridge

Challenge the Lakes Countdown

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Gippsland Lakes Paddle Challenge

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Paynesville to Lakes Entrance 27km
Metung to Lakes Entrance 13km
Saturday 4th May 2019

Entries Open 4th Febuary
Early Bird Entries Close 4th April
2019 Early Bird Prize To Be Confirmed

Entries Close 11.59pm Monday 29th April
$20 Penalty Fee Tuesday 30th April & Wednesday 1st May

No Entries After the 1st of May.

Entries Will Close When Event Capped Numbers Are Reached
Don't Be Disappointed And Enter Early

 

IN THE EVENT OF ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS THE EVENT MAY BE MOVED TO THE FOLLOWING DAY.

 

Local Weather Forecast And Tidal Flow Information
Surrounding The Entrance Channel To The Gippsland Lakes

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Major Prizes

Confirmed

A Red Ride Stand Up Inflatable Paddle Board.
Donated By Kite Republic Sup Centre At St Kilda. Valued At $2000

Also  A $1500 Gift Voucher From Charger Surf Craft

rescueME PLB-1 Personal Location Beacon.
Donated by All Sat Communications. Valued at $400

All paddlers go into a massive prize pool To Be Won

 

Crafts Allowed

Surf Skis  -  Ocean Racing Skis  -  Plastic Skis  - Outrigger Canoes
Stand Up Paddle Boards - Prone Paddle Board  -  SLSA Racing Board
Hobie Kayak - Sit on Top Kayak - Sea Kayaks - Canoe
Surf Boats - St. Ayles Skiff - Coastal Rowing Boat

 

New Category

The Mates Challenge

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Craft Hire

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Presented by Surf Life Saving Lakes Entrance
Funds Raised Will Help Provide Safer Beaches

Interested In Sponsoring This Major Event For East Gippsland?
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Proposed New Event

Gippsland Lakes 100

Sale to Lakes Entrance

100 Kilometre  Paddle Challenge.
5 Stages - 13 Hours Time Limit.

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