Lake Tyers State Park

Lake Tyers State Park

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Lake Tyers State Park

Lake Tyers State Park is one of the jointly managed parks within Gippsland. The Joint Management agreement recognises the fact that the Gunaikurnai people hold Aboriginal Title and maintain a strong connection to Country. As custodians of the land, they are the rightful people who speak for their Country. These parks and reserves are cultural landscapes that continue to be part of Gunaikurnai living culture. For more information on Joint Management, please visit the Gunaikurnai Traditional Owner Land Management Board and the Gunaikurnai Land and Waters Aboriginal Corporation.

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Lake Tyers State Park, on Krauatungalung Country, is highly significant to Gunaikurnai Traditional Owners due to its remarkable Aboriginal cultural heritage.

Just 20 kilometres from Lakes Entrance, the park is a popular holiday spot offering low impact bush camping in a natural environment, with fishing in the lake and on the Ninety Mile Beach.

If you're not one for camping, stop by Lake Tyers for a picnic at one of the many picnic areas by the lake. enjoy a beautiful bush walk or a forest drive through beautiful old growth and warm temperate rainforest. Lake Tyers State Park covers 7,100 hectares, extending from Lake Tyers Beach to Mount Nowa Nowa.

Things To Do

Lake Tyers at Lake Tyers State Park

Cultural Heritage Lake Tyers State Park

Bung Yarnda (Lake Tyers) was an important meeting place for Gunaikurnai groups throughout the area. Find out more about the rich Aboriginal Cultural Heritage of Lake Tyers.
Fishing and boating at the Glasshouse camping area in Lake Tyers State Park

Camping at Lake Tyers

Listen to the rolling surf on Ninety-mile Beach, or enjoy serene views of the lake - Lake Tyers has a range of camping options for visitors to enjoy.
The walking track down to Lake Tyers Beach.

Walking at Lake Tyers State Park

Explore the forest setting around Lake Tyers on one of several walking tracks in the park.
Fishing at the Glasshouse camping area in Lake Tyers State Park

Water activities at Lake Tyers

The still waters, shady banks and sandy beaches around Lake Tyers and along Ninety-Mile Beach provide great opportunities for fun in the water.

Lake Tyers State Park

This area is well known for its wildlife. Keep an eye out for:

Lyrebirds
Wombats
Wedge-tailed eagles
Echidnas
Emus
Wallabies
Powerful owls

Tours in the area

Bushwalking, four-wheel driving, horse riding, kayaking, rock climbing and mountain biking are just some of the many activities you can experience in Victoria's parks.


If you want to try something new or meet some like-minded people on your next visit to a park, contact a licensed tour operator.


Parks Victoria licenses tour operators who are experts in these activities and more. They will help you get the most out of your visit.

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How to get there

Lake Tyers State Park

Lake Tyers State Park is approximately 350km east of Melbourne or 20km northeast of Lakes Entrance. The main access into the park is via Burnt Bridge Road or Tyers House Road, both unsealed roads.

When to go

Camp at Pettmans Beach or Glasshouse camping areas and enjoy the sound of the surf from over the dunes. A spot of surf fishing or a refreshing swim in the beautiful blue water is just the thing to cool you down on warn summer days. Beaches are not patrolled.

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Lake Tyers State Park

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