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Getting to Paynesville

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The many ways to visit Paynesville

Paynesville, nestled along the scenic Gippsland Lakes in Victoria, offers various travel options for visitors keen to explore its natural beauty and charming attractions.

The most popular mode of transportation is by car, with well-maintained roads providing easy access from Melbourne and other major cities in Victoria.

The journey from Melbourne typically takes around three and a half hours (295km via the Princes Highway), while our Canberra visitors can be here in five hours via the Monaro Highway (465km), offering travellers the flexibility to stop and explore other attractions along the way, such as picturesque towns and stunning coastal vistas.

Train & Boat Options

Travelling Outside the Box

For those seeking a more leisurely journey, traveling to Paynesville by boat is an enchanting option. The town boasts a marina and ample mooring facilities, making it accessible by private boat or hired vessel. Cruising across the tranquil waters of the Gippsland Lakes provides a unique perspective of the region’s breathtaking landscapes, with opportunities to spot native wildlife and enjoy waterfront dining experiences upon arrival in Paynesville.

Alternatively, travellers can opt for public transportation, with regular bus services connecting Paynesville to nearby towns and cities. Bus routes operate from destinations such as Bairnsdale, offering convenient access for those traveling by train or coach from Melbourne or regional Victoria. This option provides an affordable and environmentally friendly way to reach Paynesville, allowing visitors to relax and enjoy the journey while leaving the driving to someone else.

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