The Lake House at Loch Sport

Great holiday house rental accommodation at Loch Sport on the Gippsland Lakes

Local attractions and activities

Situated on the foreshore of Lake Victoria in Gippsland Lakes, the township of Loch Sport is a comfortable 3 hour drive from Melbourne.

Uniquely situated between Lake Victoria and the famous Ninety Mile Beach, Loch Sport has a local supermarket, a marina with a great pub, a bakery, pizza & pasta place, a cafe and a fish ‘n chips shop that serves the area well.

Also in town are the local 18 hole golf club (sandscrapes – great fun!), the bowls club, a boat club, tennis courts, the RSL and public boat ramps.

Water abounds

It’s your choice, will it be the calm peaceful lake that sits on the backyard today or Ninety Mile Beach? If you can’t decide you can have both. The lake (a.k.a. the backyard) offers something for everyone. Dolphins in summer, a safe swimming (shallow and sandy) beach for the kids, fishing options galore. You can even park the boat in the backyard. Ideal for powered watersports such as wakeboarding and water-skiing or go man-powered adventuring with a canoe and paddle (can be supplied).

However, if its the surf you want, there’s 90 miles of pristine beachline only 3km away. Sitting around a small campfire at sunset on 90 Mile Beach watching and listening to the waves crash on shore is one of those must do in a lifetime experiences (seasonal restrictions apply).

The Lakes National Park

At the end of the road in Loch Sport is The Lakes National Park where there have been tales of sightings of the infamous “Tasmanian Tiger”. If you don’t catch a glimpse of the tiger you are guaranteed to bump into plenty of Australian icons including roos, wallabies, emus, koalas, birdlife – including sea eagles, and rare Australian orchids. For more info visit this Parks Victoria page.

Fishing heaven – Gippsland Lakes and 90 Mile Beach

There is a boat ramp about 100 metres from the house which will take vessels up to 5m. Plenty of land based fishing options as well with many jetties and rock groynes.

In the lake the main fare is: Big Gippsland Bream, Flatties, Whiting, Mullet, Salmon and Tailor. Gummy Sharks, Salmon Mullet, Flatties and Tailor are other common species off the surf. Every now and then, some lucky fishermen land Mulloway, Snapper, and even Tuna off this famous Fishing beach.

Other activities

Other activities in Loch Sport include an 18 hole golf course (sandscrapes), tennis courts, public picnic areas with BBQs and playgrounds, walking trails and bike paths, a bowls club, and wildlife watching.

“Must brings” to The Lake House

  • Your loved ones & friends to share your experience with.
  • A camera with plenty of batteries.
  • Binoculars for the 190 species of birds and pods of dolphins
  • Bathers – actually, it’s so quiet sometimes you may not even need them ;-)
  • Bodyboards and water play gear
  • Bucket & spade to build sand castles
  • Fishing Gear to catch your dinner
  • A tent to pitch amongst the tea-trees to spend a night out under the stars

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