Destination guide

Take in the waterfront beauty of Brooklyn

The island views and parks provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Brooklyn. Renowned for its shark watching, hiking and restaurants, this city welcomes all visitors. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Brooklyn

Do you want to find top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Brooklyn a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Palm Beach Golf Club (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Terrey Hills Golf and Country Club (8.5 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Avalon Golf Course (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Australian Reptile Park (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Terrey Hills Par 3 Golf Sports (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • The Entertainment Grounds (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Brooklyn

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Brooklyn is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Brisbane Water National Park (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Governor Phillip Park (6.4 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Pretty Beach Park (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Clareville Beach (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Pelican Island Nature Reserve (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Putty Beach (8.2 mi / 13.3 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Brooklyn

Fly into Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.), the closest airport, located 27 mi (43.4 km) from the city centre.

If you'd rather travel by train, you can make your way to Sydney Hawkesbury River Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Brooklyn?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,093 holiday lettings around Brooklyn. From 844 Houses to 133 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 is the best area to stay when travelling to Brooklyn?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Brooklyn:

  • Sydney CBD: 2,188 holiday homes
  • Balmoral: 142 holiday homes
  • Collaroy Beach: 31 holiday homes
  • Victoria Cross: 109 holiday homes
  • Hyde Park: 393 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Brooklyn?

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

  • Spectacle Island: 2,366 holiday lettings
  • Darling Harbour: 1,533 holiday lettings
  • Australia Square: 3,979 holiday lettings
  • Sydney Harbour Bridge: 1,530 holiday lettings
  • Sydney Opera House: 4,153 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Brooklyn 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 Brooklyn?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 844 Houses in Brooklyn. Our other popular types of Brooklyn holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 133 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 28 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 42 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 Brooklyn?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 272 holiday homes with pool available in Brooklyn. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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