Gippsland Lakes Escapes is a social enterprise and by booking through us you are supporting Captivating Internationals projects in the Philippines to prevent human trafficking and exploitation.

Thank you for being a part of their story too, by booking with us. 

Recent Philippine news reports highlight that up to 80% of cybersex victims in the Philippines are minors, according to the Philippines National Police and the USA FBI (Asia Times, Feb 26, 2019)


Online child exploitation is prevalent due to easy access to internet, money transfer and English fluency. Family members act as facilitators.

Our local partners on the front line are an amazing, energetic team, filled with hearts of love and mercy. They are passionate not only in the fight against human trafficking but in building sustainable projects and reducing long term dependency on donations.

They are growing 2 key business with long term goals to significantly offset the costs of the projects. Gippsland Lakes Escapes loves that vision to build sustainability – and not to be welfare dependent.

Business owner and project manager Kate Brown explains how every booking helps.