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You have found a special place to relax, unwind & enjoy. What can be better that staying in an absolute waterfront apartment? That's what you get to enjoy when you stay with us. Every apartment has living, kitchen & deck overlooking the water & master bedroom upstairs will have you waking up looking out to the water. 16 fully self contained & stylish waterfront apartments & 3 unique pet friendly properties managed outside of the Captains Cove premises. At Captains Cove it is all about great accommodation, service excellence & a celebration of the magnificent East Gippsland region. Just a 5 minute walk to the Esplanade cafes & shops & the Raymond Island ferry where you can visit koalas in their natural habitiat.

Enjoy the indoor pool, tennis court, kayaks, bikes, SUP boards, private jetties, basketball ring & the peacefulness of the water.

The Gippsland Lakes are the largest inland waterways in the Southern Hemisphere. Staying at Captains Cove you will have direct access to Paynesville, Raymond Island, Lakes Entrance, Metung, Lochsport, Rivers & the 90-mile beach. A short walk to the Esplanade - Paynesville’s strip of cafes, restaurants & where you will find the Raymond Island Ferry. Once you get to the Cove you won't want to leave  ....  it really is the best kept secret on the Gippsland Lakes


Updated 30th March 2022

While Victoria's COVID-19 restrictions have relaxed we do ask that guests practice social distancing, good hygeine & do not travel if feeling unwell. Our guests will be sent a pre-arrival check in and we are practising contactless check in where possible.

PLAN & BOOK YOUR NEXT HOLIDAY WITH PEACE OF MIND! COVID-19 cancellation policy: During these uncertain times we have adapted a new cancellation policy which allows guests to book accommodation with the peace of mind that we will waive the normal 7 day cancellation period if you are unable to travel due to government travel restrictions. (Please note that we will not waive the cancellation period if you make a booking during a period that already have lockdown restrictions).

COVID-19 Government information 

We have a copy of our COVID-19 processes & procedures below should you wish to check out our high standards. Click here to download Captains Cove COVID-19 plan 


We GUARANTEE that when you book on our website you will be receiving the lowest rate. Click READ MORE for special deals & packages. THE LONGER YOU STAY THE LESS YOU PAY - SELECT DATES FOR A QUOTE. Book directly with the people who are going to look after you during your stay. FREE CANCELLATION period up to 7 days from your arrival date. Don't pay until the day of arrival
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