Set on the shores of the hypnotising Gippsland Lakes on a system of canals, the town boasts unrivalled access to the spectacular water playground. Paynesville is flush with waterfront accommodation and eateries. The town is a favourite holiday destination for lovers of boating and fishing.
EXPLORE THE OUTDOORS
Get in touch with your energetic side, and spend days paddling around the lake’s edge, or enjoy a bushwalk. Take the Paynesville Sunset Cove Walking Track for a gentle walk, winding its way around the coast with show-stopping views across the water (3kms return).
Opposite the foreshore you can see Raymond Island, home to a large koala population, walks and cycling tracks. The five minute ferry to Raymond Island departs Paynesville regularly and is free for pedestrians or those arriving by bike.
BOATING & FISHING
The hit list of places to explore from Paynesville include Bunga Arm, Sperm Whale Head, Ocean Grange, Barrier Landing and Duck Arm, most of which are only accessible by boat.