PAGE 96 I LAKES COAST VISITOR GUIDE Husqvarna Sewing Machines & Acc. Ocean Bridge Quality Units ! ! " ! ### ! ! Short walk to e footbridge # # # # " ! " ! # " # # PAYNESVILLE WATTLE POINT BRUTHEN TWIN RIVERS METUNG LAKES ENTRANCE NOWA NOWA Ultimate eye in the sky experience A great way to explore the Gippsland Lakes, the largest inland waterway in the southern hemisphere, is by boat. But putting a whole different dimension on the explorations is to do so from above. A bird’s eye view of the awesomeness of the lake system is exactly what you’ll achieve with Lakes Entrance Helicopters. Recently launched and locally owned, Lakes Entrance Helicopters provides optimal scenic flights together with special occasion, heli experiences and charter services for all of East Gippsland. Located at Lakes Entrance Airfield in Kalimna West, it will operate over the summer season offering experiences that boast a real ‘wow’ factor. Select from a range of scenic flights that will take you up, out and over stunning natural wonders like the Mitchell River Silt Jetties, 90 Mile Beach, the magnificent Gippsland Lakes and the beautiful coastline. Enquire how a helicopter ride can make a special occasion even more so with gift certificates. It’s an experience that will never be forgotten. Surf ’s up at the shack Phil McEntee has more than 30 years of surfing experience under his belt, his enthusiasm for the sport culminating in opening his dream surf shop, Surf Shack, more than a decade and a half ago. Along with another store in Mallacoota, a second clearance store in Lakes Entrance and surf schools, the business is well estab- lished as a reputable and popular entity. Situated on the Esplanade, the store is upbeat and inviting, with loads of stock and action packed surfing and skating videos projected onto the wall. Surf Shack has a great supply of clothing, shoes, boards, both skate and surf, and accessories, as well as an extensive hire service including body boards, wetsuits and stand up paddle boards. Surf Shack also offers lessons to instruct you in the art of surfing. Find all your surfing and skating needs at Surf Shack. Get above it all and experience East Gippsland in a way that only a helicopter flight can offer.