Whole apartment
1507 ft²
Lake view
Swimming pool
BBQ facilities
Washing machine
Free WiFi

Set on the Paynesville canals on the Gippsland Lakes, Captains Cove Waterfront Apartments offers an indoor heated pool, a tennis court, basketball ring, private jetties and water activities. It is just 5 minutes’ walk from to the Raymond Island ferry and the Esplanade, where you will find waterfront restaurants, wine bar, cafes and walking tracks.

While all apartments are 3 bedroom our rates are adjusted depending on how many bedrooms you require. Guests can choose from 1, 2 or 3 bedroom rates which makes it more affordable for couples & smaller groups. Each apartment has a fully-equipped kitchen, BBQ, laundry, split system heating/cooling and a TV in the lounge area and master bedroom. All include a covered car parking space and access to a private boat jetty. Guests can stroll along the boardwalk and the peaceful gardens.

Paynesville is known as the heart of the Gippsland Lakes. The canals offer a non-tida & protected boating haven. Gippsland Lakes activities include boating, sailing, fishing, visiting 90 miles beach, bike riding and water skiing. Guests can hire kayaks, bikes & tennis equipment.

Paynesville's Captains Cove Waterfront Apartments is just a 1640 foot walk to the Esplanade & the Raymond Island Ferry. Raymond Island offers a natural paradise to explore where you will see koalas & kangaroos in their natural habitat & beautiful wildlife. Bairnsdale Golf and Bowls Club is 6 minutes’ drive away as is the Mitchell River Silt Jetties.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

Captains Cove Waterfront Apartments has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Oct 22, 2012

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.5)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Free Private Parking Available On Site

Reliable Info
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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Property questions and answers
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The property usually replies within a few days
  • can I berth a boat at the jetty while I stay and is their provision to park my trailer and vehicle
    Absolutely. There is a jetty allocated to each apartment and plenty of trailer parking
    Answered on March 22, 2020
  • Can we have fox footy to watch an AFL game 20/3 in our unit
    Hi there, we have free to air channels only.
    Answered on March 22, 2020
  • Does the 2-bedroom accessible apartment have a ground floor bedroom and 2 bathrooms?
    Answered on March 22, 2020
  • Is your private beach next to the property or do I need to use a means of transportation to go there?
    Guests can swim from the Captains Cove jetties. The Paynesville esplanade offers great swimming also.
    Answered on October 27, 2019
  • Hi, can I park a boat trailer Do I have boat mooring access
    Hello, yes we have a designated boat trailer area within the resort. There is also a wash down area. Each apartment has a designated mooring.
    Answered on July 26, 2020
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Managed by Captains Cove Waterfront Apartments

Company review score: 9.3Based on 857 reviews from 2 properties
2 managed properties

Company info

With a passion for the beautiful East Gippsland region, Tamara & Chris Cook moved to Paynesville in 2009 to manage Captains Cove. We listen to our guests and creating an amazing stay for you is our passion. We are proud of the property & love the fact that our guests keep returning.

Property info

Captains Cove Waterfront Apartments have been managed by Tamara Cook for the past 13 years. Tamara, Tania and the team are passionate about what we do and proud of the TripAdvisor Hall of Fame & our high guest star rating. Renowned for our friendly & personalised service, our clean apartments, our views, our peace & quiet & as a place to relax and unwind. Our Reception is open Monday - Friday 9am-3pm, Saturday 9am - 12noon & closed Sunday. We are available 7 days by phone or you can visit us at our Mariners Cove Reception 9am - 5pm. Our website offers lots of helpful travel information. We offer a tennis court, basketball ring, kayak & bike hire, private jetties, BBQ on your front deck & your apartment is full of the little things to make your stay a home away from home. Everyone that stays at Captains Cove Waterfront Apartments falls in love with the place & we hope that you do too.

Neighborhood info

Paynesville is the heart of the Gippsland Lakes. A short walk to the Raymond Island ferry to visit the koalas, take a boat cruise to the 90 mile beach or Metung, drive through the coutnry side of Buchan & Bruthen. East Gippsland offers a diverse landscape for boating, watersports, adventure, walking, cafes & restaurants.Captains Cove is set in quiet surrounds with just a short walk to the Paynesville Esplanade.

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Area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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Amenities of Captains Cove Waterfront Apartments
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Parking garage
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Freedom to eat when you want
  • Dining table
  • Cleaning products
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Dryer
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Additional bathroom
  • Guest bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Living Area
Space for everyone to be together
  • Dining area
  • Sofa
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
Fun for everyone under one roof
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Radio
  • TV
Room Amenities
Extra comfort
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
  • Private entrance
  • Carpeted
  • Fan
  • Ironing facilities
  • Iron
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Sit back and relax
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Barbecue
  • BBQ facilities
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Indoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Fenced pool
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Heated pool
  • Shallow end
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
  • Tennis equipment Additional charge
  • Water sports facilities on site Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Canoeing Additional charge
  • Fishing
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
  • Tennis court
Outdoor & View
Enjoy the view
  • Garden view
  • Lake view
Front Desk Services
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Laundry
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules Captains Cove Waterfront Apartments takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM

You need to let the property know what time you'll be arriving in advance.


Until 10:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to apartment type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 6 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 1 year
Crib by request
AUD 15 per child, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Mastercard Visa Eftpos American Express Captains Cove Waterfront Apartments accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Parties/events are not allowed


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please note that there is a 1.1% charge when you pay with a Visa or Mastercard credit card.

Please note that there is a 3.3% charge when you pay with an American Express or Diners Club credit card.

Please note when booking for 2 guests, you will have access to one bedroom only. When booking for 3-4 guests, you will have access to the second bedroom, when booking for 5-6 guests you will have access to the third bedroom. If booking for 2 guests and requiring access to the second bedroom, please book for 3 or 4 guests. When booking 3-4 guests and requiring access to the third bedroom, please book for 5-6 guests.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

FAQs about Captains Cove Waterfront Apartments

  • Captains Cove Waterfront Apartments is 2,150 feet from the center of Paynesville.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • The prices at Captains Cove Waterfront Apartments may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at Captains Cove Waterfront Apartments is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Captains Cove Waterfront Apartments offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Tennis court
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Swimming pool
    • Water sports facilities on site
    • Tennis equipment

  • Yes, Captains Cove Waterfront Apartments is popular with guests booking family stays.