Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Forest Hill

Enjoy the churches and other features of Forest Hill. This welcoming and walkable city entices travellers with its shopping and spas. Melbourne Cricket Ground and St. Kilda Beach are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Forest Hill

Are you hoping to find things to do during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Forest Hill a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Puffing Billy Steam Train (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • SEA LIFE Melbourne (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Melbourne Zoo (12.4 mi / 20 km)
  • 100 Acres Reserve (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Yarra Bend Golf Course (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Studley Park Boathouse (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Forest Hill

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Forest Hill is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • St. Kilda Beach (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Dandenong Ranges National Park (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Royal Botanic Gardens (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Luna Park (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • 100 Acres Reserve (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • 1000 Steps Kokoda Walk (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Forest Hill

The nearest airport is in Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), located 16.8 mi (27.1 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), which is 21.1 mi (34 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Forest Hill?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 622 holiday lettings around Forest Hill. From 194 Houses to 324 Flats, 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 Forest Hill?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Forest Hill. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Forest Hill Chase Shopping Centre: 2,575 holiday lettings
  • Melbourne Central: 2,459 holiday lettings
  • St. Kilda Beach: 2,482 holiday lettings
  • Melbourne City Marina: 2,458 holiday lettings
  • Eureka Skydeck 88: 2,449 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Forest Hill listed on HomeAway 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 Houses in Forest Hill?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 194 Houses in Forest Hill. Our other popular types of Forest Hill holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 324 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 15 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 18 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Forest Hill?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 81 holiday homes with pool available in Forest Hill. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.