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Relax and Explore the Gippsland Lakes. Our Tours to the Ninety Mile Beach, Sperm Whale Head, Paynesville including the Canals can be found here along with our Special Events such as our Christmas Lights Cruises, Valentines Day Cruise and cruises for the East Gippsland Winter Festival.

When booking tickets please note:- Ticket Price for Children are those under the age of 15 years. All passengers count towards the total number of people coming onboard regardless of age.

All tours depart from Progress Jetty in Paynesville. We do not take dogs/pets on board our vessels due to visiting National Park areas where dogs are not permitted.

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Private Charters

A Private Charter is a great way to enjoy a day out on the water with family & friends.  Book for a special occasion or celebration, Christmas Parties, Birthday Parties, Weddings & Engagements, Business Meetings & Events for organisations and community groups.

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Private Transfers

If you have booked accommodation at Ocean Grange or have arranged to camp at Bunga Arm at one of Parks Victoria campsites and do not have your own boat to access the your accommodation or campsite then you will need a Private Transfer.

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H2O Tours & Adventures acknowledges and pays respects to the Gunaikurnai people as the traditional custodians of the land and waters we live and work on. We pay our respect to their elders past and present and acknowledge the importance of celebrating and sharing first people’s culture.


Please email your enquiry to hi@h2otoursandadventures.com.au and provide us with your contact details, date of event/function you are planning and will reply to your email.

NO Pets/Animals Onboard Vessels

Dogs are NOT permitted onboard our vessels for Tours, Private Charters or Private Transfers. This is due to visiting National Park locations where dogs are not permitted.

NO BANANAS Onboard Vessels

Please DO NOT bring bananas onboard for cruises, charters or transfers. Bananas are bad luck on boats! Captain Rob & Captain Jen will be happy to explain why - thank YOU in advance.


Plan your trip to Paynesville & East Gippsland

The Gippsland Lakes are the largest inland waterways in the Southern Hemisphere and is known as the boating capital of Victoria.

Paynesville is located 17 kilometres south of Bairnsdale.

Popular for boating, fishing and sailing you can also enjoy activities on and around the foreshore such as water skiing, jet skiing, windsurfing, kayaking, Stand up paddle boarding or just taking a leisurely walk, Paynesville has it all!

Visit the home of a large koala population at Raymond Island where you can walk or cycle the island's Koala Trail and spot the resident koala's.

With an array of accommodation to suit everyone, there are cafes, restaurants and beautiful scenery all around Paynesville.

Paynesville really is the best kept secret on the Gippsland Lakes.

Visit the links to plan your stay and activities in Paynesville and East Gippsland.

There is lots to see and do in this beautiful part of Victoria!

Paynesville, Raymond Island & Eagle Point

We endeavour to provide accessibility to our cruises for people with all abilities.
With extensive operating experience, we know how important it is to offer personal attention to guests who may require special care and assistance.


Our vessels H2O eXplore & H2O eXpress are equipped with wheelchair access when boarding from our departure locations in Paynesville.
Please let us know if you require wheelchair access.

H2O is proud be associated with The Accessible Group which strive to provide the best available accessible accommodation and experiences in Australia. Here is the link to our listing https://www.accessibleexperiences.com/listing/h2o-tours-adventures-accessible-experience/