Destination guide

Delight in the waterfront landscape of Docklands

Learn about the unique charm of Docklands with a stay in a holiday home rental. This welcoming city attracts visitors thanks to its sporting events and skyscrapers. Melbourne Cricket Ground and St. Kilda Beach are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in Docklands

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Docklands a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • SEA LIFE Melbourne (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Melbourne Zoo (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Melbourne Star Observation Wheel (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Melbourne City Baths (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Sidney Myer Music Bowl (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • State Netball Hockey Centre (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Docklands

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Docklands is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • St. Kilda Beach (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Royal Botanic Gardens (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Luna Park (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Flagstaff Gardens (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Alexandra Gardens (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Carlton Gardens (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Docklands

The nearest airport is in Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), located 6.6 mi (10.7 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), which is 11.4 mi (18.3 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station serving the city is Spencer Street Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Docklands?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,231 holiday lettings around Docklands. From 1,774 flats & apartments to 292 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Docklands? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Docklands. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Melbourne City Marina: 2,466 holiday lettings
  • Spencer Street Station: 2,471 holiday lettings
  • ArtVo: 2,466 holiday lettings
  • Melbourne Star Observation Wheel: 2,465 holiday lettings
  • O'Brien Group Arena: 2,466 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Docklands listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Docklands?

Yes, of course. offers 1,774 Flats in Docklands. Our other popular types of Docklands holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 292 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 68 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 1,816 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Villas and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Docklands?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 644 holiday homes with pool available in Docklands. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.