OH! Magazine - Australian Version December 2018 - Page 5

eco-tour of Australia’s biggest inland lake system, on the Lakes-Explorer Sea Safari and Water Taxi, which was recently awarded the 2018 East Gippsland Business Award for Best Marine-Based Business. lakes-explorer-sea-safari-water- taxi.business.site Buchan Caves Near the township of Buchan lies a honeycomb of caves full of spectacular limestone formations. The Buchan Caves, formed by underground rivers cutting through limestone rock, make for a stunning day of sightseeing. Highlights include the beautiful calcite-rimmed pools of Royal Cave and the elaborate stalactites and stalagmites of Fairy Cave. Guided tours available. parkweb.vic.gov.au The Den of Nargun, Iguana Creek The Den of Nargun is a place of great cultural significance to the indigenous Gunakurnai people. Tucked away in the Mitchell River National park, this hidden gem is an easy-to-moderate 5km loop walk through lush gully trails, river access and waterfalls. parkweb.vic.gov.au business Venture Out. Or let them do the legwork for you with one of their mountain bike or paddle tours or gourmet ‘Ride & Dine’ or ‘Paddle & Dine’ packages. ventureout.com.au Parkrun, Lakes Entrance Join in the free weekly community 5km run or walk and take in the sights of Lakes Entrance on foot, at 8am every Saturday morning. www.parkrun.com.au/lakesentrance Snowy River Cycling Whether you are a serious cyclist or a leisure rider, Snowy River Cycling has a tour for you – from three to six-day guided tours through legendary Snowy River country or self-guided tours along the stunning East Gippsland Rail Trail – between Bairnsdale and Orbost. www.snowyrivercycling.com.au Venture Out Enjoy the scenic lakes and trails of Lakes Entrance by hiring a bike, kayak or stand- up paddleboard from local adventure For even more information about East Gippsland go to www.visiteastgippsland.com.au or www.facebook.com/loveeastgippsland OH! MAGAZINE ( DECEMBER 2018 ) 5