Best Wattle Point Retreat for the Paynesville Classic Boat Rally 2024

2nd February 2024

Best Wattle Point Retreat for the Paynesville Classic Boat Rally 2024

Welcome to Wattle Point: The Perfect Family-Friendly Destination for the Paynesville Classic Boat Rally 2024

Paynesville is a quaint town in Gippsland and is famously known as the boating capital of Victoria. When planning a trip to the Gippsland region, visiting Paynesville is a must - especially to see the annual Paynesville Classic Boat Rally.

What to Do in Paynesville

From food to boating, there are plenty of things to do in Paynesville. The town has many local cafes and restaurants for visitors to sample fresh produce. Meanwhile, travellers who enjoy water activities will love to swim and paddle in the family-friendly Paynesville Beach.

But when it comes to the top thing to do in Paynesville, the Paynesville Classic Boat Rally 2024 is certainly at the top.

Held from March 1 - 4, 2024, this family-friendly event showcases some of the best boats in the region and offers plenty of activities. Adults and children will love the boat parades, displays, stalls, and live music hosted at the Gippsland Lakes.

If you’re looking for a family-friendly retreat at Wattle Point and experience the best of the Paynesville Classic Boat Rally 2024, the Waterfront Retreat is the perfect place.

Your Home Away From Home

Nestled along a beautiful waterfront overlooking Lake Victoria, the Waterfront Retreat at Wattle Point stands out as an inviting retreat for visitors attending the Paynesville Classic Boat Rally 2024.

This retreat is a unique blend of comfort and natural beauty, providing a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere for all guests. With over 19 lodges ranging from 1 to 4 bedrooms, there’s a suitable home for any guest.

Cozy, Family-Oriented Lodges

The Waterfront Retreat at Wattle Point features a selection of comfortable, self-contained lodges ideal for families and groups. These lodges strike the perfect balance between comfort and functionality, ensuring a pleasant and hassle-free stay.

Each lodge is well-equipped with essential modern amenities, offering spacious living areas and kitchens to make your stay as homely and convenient as possible. For guests who prefer cooking, all our lodges have a fully equipped kitchen and a BBQ on the deck - perfect for families.

A Boater's Delight

Our Wattle Point retreat is exceptionally convenient for those attending the boat rally. Located just 30 minutes away from Paynesville by water at a leisurely speed of 10 knots, the journey to the rally is as enjoyable as the event itself - filled with picturesque views and peaceful waters.

Additionally, the property includes a private jetty, perfect for mooring boats with shallow drafts. We also offer ample complimentary parking for boat trailers during the entire stay.

Engaging Wildlife Experiences

One of the highlights of the Waterfront Retreat at Wattle Point is the opportunity to interact with local wildlife, including hand-feeding kangaroos. Our property is filled with the best of Gippsland’s native animals, such as echidnas, wombats, and various birds. It’s common for guests to see them out and about the property.

These encounters provide a unique and exciting experience, especially for children, and bring you closer to the natural wonders of Australia.

A Range of Fun Activities

For the adventurous traveller, the retreat offers various activities to entertain guests of all ages. Guests can rent a complimentary kayak or canoe and take a peaceful trip around Lake Victoria, or explore the scenic surrounding areas on our free bikes.

For those who wish to relax and unwind, our accommodation provides an outdoor heated mineral spa. These amenities ensure that your stay is filled with enjoyable and memorable moments.

Ideal for Children

Wattle Point is a fantastic destination for families with children. The range of activities available ensures that younger guests are always entertained, whether they're exploring the great outdoors or getting up close with the local wildlife.

In addition to the various water activities available at our accommodation, children can also hand-feed our resident kangaroos and wombats for a memorable experience. Our retreats promote a safe and friendly environment, making it a worry-free choice for parents.

Eco-Friendly and Sustainable

At the Waterfront Retreat at Wattle Point, there's a strong commitment to sustainability. The retreat practises eco-friendly methods such as minimising water and plastic and strictly preserving our flora and fauna.

This ensures our beautiful natural surroundings are maintained and respected. Guests can relax and enjoy their stay, knowing they are in an environment that cares for nature.

Book Your Stay Today

In summary, the Waterfront Retreat at Wattle Point combines comfort, convenience, and natural beauty to create an ideal setting for those attending the Paynesville Classic Boat Rally 2024. Whether you're here for the boat rally or just to enjoy a break in nature, this Wattle Point accommodation offers a welcoming and enjoyable experience for everyone.

Its comfortable lodges, array of activities, and commitment to the environment make it a great choice for a relaxed and enjoyable stay. With the Paynesville Classic Boat Rally approaching, now is the perfect time to book your stay.

To guarantee your spot at this popular retreat, we recommend making your reservations early. Visit the Waterfront Retreat at Wattle Point or call 03 5157 7517 to make a booking.