Lakes Coast Visitor Guide

LAKES COAST VISITOR GUIDE I PAGE 73 STRATFORD BAIRNSDALE PAYNESVILLE WATTLE POINT BRUTHEN TWIN RIVERS METUNG LAKES ENTRANCE Lakeside delights for everyone Based in the centre of Australia’s largest lake system, and with canals carving their way through town, Paynesville offers visitors a unique waterside location. The town is widely considered Victoria’s boating capital, anglers and lovers of watercraft flocking to the area year round. Built on the traditions of fishing in the 1870s, these traditions have carried through to present day, recreational anglers seeking the renowned black bream and mullet still making a beeline to the lakeside town. Paynesville boasts direct access to both Lake King and Lake Victoria, so there’s no and an arty and crafty market - running through until 3pm. Market goers will be able to enjoy the dulcet tones of regular market musicians throughout the morning, followed by a music bonanza during the afternoon on the mobile stage. Children’s fun and games will start at 9.30am including face painting, jumping castle, educational games, wooden block games and maybe a petting zoo. A variety of food vans will be ready to serve their delicious offerings from 11am and will continue through until 8pm. The outdoor cinema will come into play at 6pm with a little and big kids’ film. question as to why sailors, jet and water skiers, kite boarders, windsurfers, kayak- ers and canoeists all love it. Onshore there are large lawn expanses, stretches of sand, boat ramps and a pier along the southern shoreline. FOOD VAN FIESTA Following on from its success in 2018 when an estimated 7000 locals and visitors enjoyed the Paynesville Food Van Fiesta, the Rotary Club of Mitchell River will present the 2019 fiesta on Easter Saturday, April 20, with a day packed with family fun, food and festivities. The day begins at 9am with two market offerings – a farmers’ and makers’ market Indulge in a variety of cuisine offerings at the Paynesville Food Van Fiesta this Easter Saturday. !** ~ MV Lady Jodie ~ &&"!% ) , !# # &( (!)*$ ) (*! ) !(* .) % $ %*) )' ! # & )!&%) &( # ( *!&%) &&# - +()!&%) 0 ( %) () *& " # " $') '/ #/2(0%0 !3!(*!"*% 2. 1- .!00%,&%/0 --$ /(,)0 !)!* / .$&% )# % / *+% / !% *. !# / % ( % / &* $ )# % / ' ($ # +!(* !0'4-/1'+!/(1(+% "(&.-,$ #-+ !2