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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 Countdown to a Decade on the Lakes

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Gippsland Lakes Paddle Challenge

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Paynesville to Lakes Entrance 27km

Experienced paddlers 15 years of age and above


Metung to Lakes Entrance 13km

Novice to experienced paddlers 10 years of age and above


Saturday 1st May 2021

Entries Open 1st February

Early Bird Entries Close Sunday 4th April
Early Bird Prize Winner Announced 5th April

Entries Close 11.59pm Sunday 25th April

$20 Penalty Fee Monday 26th & Tuesday 27th April
No Entries From Wednesday 28th April

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

Early Bird Prize
Entry Refund & One Extra Ticket For The Lucky Draw.

 

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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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2021 Major Prizes

All paddlers go into a lucky draw of prizes which is still to be confirmed.

 

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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Interested In A New Challenge?

Gippsland Lakes 100

Sale to Lakes Entrance

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

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