Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Thornbury

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Thornbury. This city is welcoming and walkable, recognised for its restaurants, spas and shopping. 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 and around Thornbury

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Thornbury a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Melbourne Zoo (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • SEA LIFE Melbourne (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Fairfield Boathouse (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Yarra Bend Golf Course (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Studley Park Boathouse (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Collingwood Children's Farm (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Thornbury

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Thornbury. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • St. Kilda Beach (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Royal Botanic Gardens (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Luna Park (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Batman Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Princes Park (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Yarra Bend Park (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Thornbury

The nearest airport is in Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), located 6.3 mi (10.1 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), which is 10.5 mi (16.9 km) away.

Catch a ride on the metro at Thornbury Station to easily navigate the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Thornbury?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,191 holiday lettings around Thornbury. From 341 Houses to 1,687 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 Thornbury?

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

  • Melbourne Central: 2,459 holiday lettings
  • St. Kilda Beach: 2,461 holiday lettings
  • Melbourne City Marina: 2,458 holiday lettings
  • Eureka Skydeck 88: 2,449 holiday lettings
  • Spencer Street Station: 2,448 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 341 Houses in Thornbury. Our other popular types of Thornbury holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 1,687 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 7 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 15 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 Thornbury?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 671 holiday homes with pool available in Thornbury. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.