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Metung 3904
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Metung Village

Metung is a small Village of 1100 permanent residents located on a narrow peninsula of land separating Bancroft Bay and Lake King. Situated in East Gippsland and ideally placed with the surrounding protected waters of the Gippsland Lakes (400 square kilometers) Metung is a comfortable 3.5 hour drive from Melbourne.

The main activities are of a boating and fishing nature, but Metung is also known for its scenic walks. You may also choose to visit one of the areas many galleries, the food trails, wineries or hire a boat and explore the Ninety Mile Beach, Chinaman's Creek, Boxes Creek or Nungurner. Embark on a cruise aboard one of the boats that leave Metung and travel to Lakes Entrance where you can see the entrance to the Lakes system or hire a
day-boat and travel to Barrier Landing where you can walk across to Ninety Mile Beach. It is not uncommon to observe a pod of dolphins feeding in the Bay or nearby channels. Fish from a boat or from one of the many available jetties on Bancroft Bay. Soak up some sun on the shores of Lake King where there is a safe swimming beach for adults and children.

The Village Green is the venue for the famous Metung Farmers Market held on the second Saturday of each month where local in-season produce is showcased for all to buy. Explore the Village and its shops and restaurants or just enjoy a drink at the famous waterfront Metung Hotel. Watch the Pelican feeding daily at noon in front of the Hotel.

Whether it is a fantastic sunrise over Bancroft Bay or you are enjoying a glass of wine as the sun sets spectacularly over Lake King you are always able to enjoy both ends of the day and everything in between.

Visitors are able to choose from a wide selection of accommodation in Metung which has motel, bed and breakfast, cabin, self contained apartments, townhouses and houses both in the Village and surrounding areas.

You may also hire yachts and cruisers for overnight stays where you can tie up in some of the quiet creeks or jetties that abound in the protected waters of the Lakes system.
There are always new places to find, visit and experience in the Gippsland Lakes so come along and be a part of this wonderful region which is also only 2 hours from the Victorian ski slopes & high country.

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