Accommodation with Exciting Activities on the Water


When visiting Victoria, a trip to the Gippsland Lakes really should be on your itinerary. Located east of Melbourne, these lakes represent the largest inland body of water in the southern hemisphere. But more importantly, they offer an idyllic area of beautiful scenery and an abundance of activities for you to enjoy.

For accommodation in Bairnsdale and the surrounding area of the Gippsland Lakes, you will not find anywhere offering better value for money or more facilities than Captain's Cove. Whether you are looking for a romantic weekend away from the city, or an action packed adventure for the whole family, you will find it at Captain's Cove.


Exciting Activities on the Water

Captain's Cove is located right on the waterfront in the picturesque, sheltered Paynesville canal harbour, providing the perfect location from which to begin all of the exciting water activities this region has to enjoy. On offer in the area, you'll find:

  • Kayaking- Paddling is a wonderful way to explore the beautiful lakes in the region, and Captains Cove even provides kayaks for you to use. The protected harbour of the Paynesville canals makes it an ideal setting for kayaking and canoeing all year round.

  • Water skiing & Wakeboarding - If you're after something faster paced, try water skiing or wakeboarding on the lakes. Regardless of your experience level, you'll have a great time on the water. Bring your own boat or hire a boat and instructor for the ultimate fun on the water. The Gippsland Lakes is a mecca for water activities.

  • Paddle boards- Stand on a long board (SUP) and paddle your way across the amazing Gippsland Lakes. If you do fall off, it will be nothing but refreshing!

  • Fishing - Try your hand at catching dinner, and be sure to speak to the locals for secret advice and the best bait. Fish from your own private jetty or take a trip over to the 90 mile beach for some surf fishing. If you are successful, enjoy cooking your catch on your own personal barbecue.

As you can see, Captain's Cove accommodation in Bairnsdale offers a wide range of activities on the water for you to enjoy. There's no doubt you will have a great time when you stay at Captain's Cove during your Gippsland Lakes holiday.

Relaxing On Land

If water activities don't float your boat, the Gippsland Lakes offer a broad range of things to do on land that are sure to help you relax and unwind. When you stay at Captain's Cove, you are guaranteed that your accommodation will provide you with the following:

  • Indoor heated swimming pool, where you can relax and enjoy the tranquillity

  • Full-sized tennis court, to enjoy having a hit with the kids, your partner, or friends

  • Your own private deck and barbecue, perfect for cooking your evening meal and enjoying the spectacular views

  • Fishing from your own private jetty

  • Cycling and walking tracks, allowing you to explore the scenery of this beautiful area at your leisure

  • Two flat screen TVs in your apartment - one in the master bedroom and one in the living room, plus a DVD player for relaxing with in the evening

  • Plenty of nearby restaurants and shops to enjoy and explore

  • And more!

As you can see, the Gippsland Lakes and Captain's Cove have something to offer every visitor. To find great value in luxury accommodations, stay at Captain's Cove to truly enjoy your Gippsland Lakes holiday.


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Captains Cove
Waterfront Apartments

19 Mitchell Street, Paynesville, 3880

  03 5156 7223

  03 5156 0928

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