We have suspended all tours and services until July 2017 as we are away travelling. We are no longer running Ocean Entrance Sea-Safari Eco-Tours.
Post Office Jetty, 287 Esplanade Lakes Entrance. Mobile/SMS: 04585 11438.
Skipper Pete has over 20 years experience working outdoors including marine and coastal National Parks. Skipper Pete is a Licensed Tour Operator
(Parks Victoria DELWP), Acredditted ECO-Guide with Eco-Tourism Australia and qualified tour guide.
Skipper Pete originally trained as a Cartographer before moving into National Park Management. Skipper Pete was involved in setting up the Grampians NP and Pt. Nepean NP in the 1980’s and worked for the Museum of Victoria to manage an Exhibition on Salt. From 1988 – 2003, Skipper Pete worked to improve the Mornington Peninsula Ocean beaches. In 1996, Skipper Pete traveled to Scotland for 6 months with Scottish Natural Heritage. In 2003, Skipper Pete became a Marine Park Ranger. Sea-Safari on Lakes-Explorer was created in 2007.
Lakes-Explorer 12 (formerly Murrumbidgee Explorer) was originally built in 2000 to work on the Murrumbidgee River at Wagga NSW. Skipper Pete purchased the vessel in 2007 and made modifications to suit the Gippsland Lakes. Lakes-Explorer 12: MSV 11438 is registered with Transport Safety Victoria TSV.
Sea-Safaris and Water-Taxi services are often to remote locations with no road access thus suitable clothing, drinks and food may be required. There is no toilet on the vessel however many locations have public toilets. Binoculars, maps and identification guides are on-board.