East Gippsland acknowledges the Gunaikurnai, Monero and the Bidawel people as the Traditional Custodians of the land that encompasses East Gippsland Shire. We pay our respects to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living in East Gippsland, their Elders past and present.

The Abbey

Paynesville Cottage

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Open Hours: 8.30am to 3.00pm Monday to friday

Bushland acreage on the shores of the Gippsland Lakes


Set in bushland acreage on the shores of the Gippsland Lakes, The Abbey offers relaxed overnight and longer stays for individuals, families and small groups. Ideal for conferences or group retreats.

Enjoy bushwalking, koala spotting, cycling, and water activities in the surrounding Gippsland Lakes or just relax and watch the kangaroos, echidnas and the teeming bird life.

Supremely comfortable modern motel style units and conference facilities, family accommodation in self contained cottage, bunk accommodation and recreational activities.
A short ferry ride from Paynesville’s top class eateries.


  • Barbeque
  • Car park
  • Disabled access
  • Linen provided

Map & Directions

1-25 First Parade, Raymond Island, Victoria, 3880, Australia

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Policy
Notice of cancellation or alterations must be given in writing to The Abbey Administration Officer.
Cancellations require 48 hours notice for a full refund. Less than 48 hours notice will receive a full refund less 25% Administration Fee.

Full payment is required prior to occupancy.
Payment may be made by cash, cheque, or by direct deposit.
Cheques are to be made payable to Anglican Trust and mailed to the Administration Officer at The Abbey, A’Beckett Park, PO Box 77 Paynesville 3880.
Direct Payments can be made to the Bendigo Bank, BSB 633000, Account Number 152047650. Please use group name or surname as