Captain's Cove is One of The Best Hotels Around


For boating enthusiasts, nothing beats a holiday on the Gippsland Lakes. As the largest inland body of water in the southern hemisphere, this region of south eastern Victoria provides the perfect location to enjoy your favourite water activities. With a number of accommodation options available in the regions of Gippsland, Paynesville, Lakes Entrance, Bairnsdale, Metung and other nearby areas, you will want to find something that meets your specific needs.

When looking for hotels around Lakes Entrance, look no further than Captain's Cove. Located in the heart of the Gippsland Lakes on scenic Paynesville canal harbour, this picturesque location provides the perfect base for you while you explore the beautiful Gippsland Lakes.



Captains Cove Has Everything Boaters Need

Unlike other hotels, when you stay at Captain's Cove you can walk right out the front door of your private apartment onto your own private jetty. It doesn't get much more convenient than that. We offer a number of facilities that will make your boating holiday an enjoyable success:

  • Water frontage and private jetties for each apartment

  • Boat, trailer, and car parking area

  • Boat washing and fish cleaning area

  • Friendly Tourist information open 7 days a week

  • Boat hire & cruises through our local partners

  • 200 metres from a 3 bay boat ramp

  • 5 minutes from on-water fuel jetty

  • Safe & sheltered location on the Paynesville canals

  • Centrally located with easy access to Lakes Entrance, Metung, Loch Sport & the 90 mile beach for fishing, watersports or just cruising.

With all of these features and more, Captain's Cove can guarantee that you will have a fantastic time exploring the Gippsland Lakes when you stay at our hotel. There is no where like the diversity of the Gippsland Lakes and the perfect boating environment that Captain's Cove offers. You won't even need your car!

The Gippsland Lakes Offer Diverse Boating Opportunities

You may be wondering how you will spend your time when you're boating on the Gippsland Lakes. Perhaps a better question to ask is - will you have enough time to experience everything the lakes have to offer? Captain's Cove is a hotel with a central location that will allow you to really make the most of what the lakes provide, including:

  • Fishing- Speak to the locals for insider information and their favourite fishing holes. Choose from Lake, River & surf fishing. Get some bait and try your luck - you can cook your catch on your private barbecue when you're back at your Captain's Cove apartment. The prawns run from November to April.

  • Cruising - Cruise your way leisurely around the lakes, then cruise on over to a unique dining experience at one of the many waterside restaurants and cafes.

  • Water sports - Try your hand at water skiing, wakeboarding, or have fun in a giant rubber tube. Whether you are new to water sports or an advanced skier, the Gippsland Lakes have something to offer you.

  • And many more activities!

Whatever boating activity you most enjoy, the Gippsland Lakes have it covered. And if you're visiting the lakes to relax and not necessarily hit the water, Captain's Cove is the perfect place for you to stay. Enjoy our range of luxurious facilities, which are simply not offered by other hotels.

To make the most of your boating holiday on the Gippsland Lakes, book your stay at Captain's Cove today.

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Captains Cove
Waterfront Apartments

19 Mitchell Street, Paynesville, 3880

  03 5156 7223

  03 5156 0928

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