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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


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 6th January

Standard Entire Fees From 3rd March
Entries Close 11.59pm Sunday 25th April
$40 Penalty Fees Monday 26th April & Tuesday 27th April

No Entries After Wednesday 28th of April.

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


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

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2019 Major Prizes

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

All 2020 Prizes 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?
Go to CONTACT for more informantion.

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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