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Lakes Entrance is a Seaside Resort and Fishing Port in Eastern Victoria, Australia. It is Situated Approximately 320 Kilometres (200 Mi) East of Melbourne, Near a Managed, Artificial Channel Connecting the Gippsland Lakes to Bass Strait. At the 2016 Census, Lakes Entrance Had a Population of 4,810. The Township Was Originally Named Cunninghame, the Post Office of That Name Opening on 5 February 1870. It Was Renamed Lakes Entrance on 1 January 1915.[3] Lakes Entrance, Which Lies Almost at Sea Level, Can Be Reached From Melbourne via Bairnsdale and the Town of Kalimna to the North-west by a Stretch of the Princes Highway, Which Snakes Down and Around a Point Protruding Into the Gippsland Lakes Known as "Jemmy's Point". Views of the Entrance and of the Lakes Can Be Seen From Various Look-outs on Jemmy's Point. The Princes Highway Leaves the North-east Side of the Town Through Hilly Countryside Towards Nowa Nowa and Orbost. It Has the Largest Number of Inland Waterways in the Southern Hemisphere. The Ninety-mile Beach is a Big Tourist Attraction and the Various National Parks of Gippsland Touch the Coastline of Lakes Entrance. Two of the Most Scenic Driving Routes Are Also a Part of This Region, the Great Alpine Road and the Sydney to Melbourne Coastal Drive.


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