Gippsland Lakes Accommodation Paynesville


Escape and unwind to a quiet and tranquil resort  and spend time relaxing with your family and  friends or for those special occasions  such as weddings and milestone birthdays. Plus our conference centre is a great alternative  for business meetings.

Whether you are travelling or going on a retreat alone or with family, friends or business associated, you can make the most of the tranquil setting and fully unwind at Waterfront Retreat.

Waterfront Retreat at Wattle Point is located close to Paynesville, the boating capital of Gippsland.

Situated on the shore of the Gippsland Lakes in a beautiful, natural, bush setting that surrounds the area, Waterfront Retreat at Wattle Point promotes a welcoming atmosphere and secluded self contained accommodation.

The experience is simply the best in comfort and convenience while being surrounded by a natural bush and waterfront setting  completed by  the sounds of native birds.

Our Resort is an amazing place to stay, relax or work and capture those precious moments that last forever.


With just a few minutes away from Paynesville, treat yourself with a slice of bucolic, waterfront and living with comfort surrounded by a beautiful bush setting in Waterfront Retreat.

You will know it when you have arrived somewhere quite special

Relaxing ambiance

The tranquil and quiet ambiance of our resort can help you connect with your inner peace for a relaxing and peaceful stay.

Natural environment

Water, nature, plenty of space and the magical healing quality of the natural environment are some of many amazing things waiting for you at Waterfront Retreat at Wattle Point.

Perfect place for the whole family

There are now 19 fully self-contained lodges that can accommodate small or big families, business groups and wedding parties. There’s also a lodge with special features for a disabled person and carer, so there is accommodation style to suit all.

Facilities and Outdoor activities

The area that surrounds Waterfront Retreat is great for many fun activities for you to enjoy. The resort offers FREE use of canoes, kayaks, push bikes, heated mineral spa, indoor solar heated pool, tennis courts and a jetty available for mooring your boat.

A place for Special Events

The Conference Centre is great for one day, weekend or multi-day Business conferences with full catering capability.

The resort facilities have been designed for Weddings and other special events.

Breath-taking surroundings

Our waterfront retreat takes romance to a whole other level when it comes to the perfect view and moment where couples fall in love all over again, families bond and weddings, conferences and events flourish (check out the photos and you will see what I mean.)

Amazing wildlife experience

People from all over the enjoy the sights and sounds of our abundant native bird life, and love hand feeding  the native kangaroos that reside in our resort. Within the private 20-acre wildlife reserve, you’ll also find Wombats, Echidnas, Pelicans, Sea Eagles, Black Swans and Rosellas and other wildlife too numerous to mention here.


Waterfront Retreat at Wattle Point reflects the very best of what nature and wildlife in our region has to offer.

We are  passionate about providing a memorable and relaxing outback accommodation and amazing experience for you, your family or business colleagues.

(check out the reviews by our guests).

The warm character of our  accommodation is perfectly coupled with the convenience and comfort of the facilities and self contained lodges surrounded by a beautiful view of nature and wildlife.

From a selection of self-contained split-level lodges for couples, to spacious and more private two, three and four bedroom lodges for big families and group of people.

Every effort has been made to bring pleasure to your stay and let you discover new sources of energy and vitality with a great experience that can transform your life.

Stay with us once and you’ll understand why so many guests come back to visit year after year for a great retreat and amazing nature and wildlife experience.