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Took the hour forty minute drive. The Princes Highway, the A1, is a major road with wider lanes and decent shoulders. Along the way were signs encouraging drowsy drivers to "take a powernap now". Not sure how we were supposed to accomplish that as there was only one truck stop and no rest stops along the way. The language of traffic signs are polite but not as economic in words as in the US. "Overtaking Lanes" were available throughout. There was a sign reminding us to check our smoke detectors in the middle of nowhere.
Lakes Entrance is a working coastal town with several long channels (or lakes) connected via The Entrance to the ocean. Walking along Cunninghame Arm we saw several black swans and pelicans. Stopped for lunch at Awesome Fish and Chips (and Burgers). The fish and chips were very good but it would have been more awesome if they had had malt vinegar and/or they didn't charge extra for condiments like ketchup.
We walked across the Cunninghame Arm pedestrian bridge and then crossed the narrow peninsula to the 90 Mile Beach (which is exactly as described - 90
The Entrance is a natural opening that has been fortified by stone and concrete piers into a narrow entrance where the waves crash and churl before being diminished by the current flowing out of the lakes into the ocean. The path back to the pedestrian beach was through vines/shrubs that oftentimes became a tunnel.