Where to stay around High Country?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,369 holiday lettings near High Country. From 744 Houses to 248 Studios, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near High Country is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in High Country?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in High Country. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Greater Melbourne: 5,219 holiday homes
  • Victoria: 12,977 holiday homes
  • Porepunkah: 391 holiday homes
  • Bright: 371 holiday homes
  • Healesville: 246 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in High Country! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in High Country?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in High Country with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Porepunkah: 391 holiday lettings
  • Bright: 371 holiday lettings
  • Healesville: 246 holiday lettings
  • Goughs Bay: 158 holiday lettings
  • Taggerty: 65 holiday lettings

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

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to High Country?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in High Country are:

  • Albury Airport (ABX): 88 self catering accommodations
  • Corowa, NSW (CWW): 136 self catering accommodations
  • Wangaratta, VIC (WGT): 35 self catering accommodations

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

Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in High Country, Australia your home away from home

Holidaymakers looking for a fantastic place to stay in Australia, surrounded by beautiful scenery, should try the High Country area. Located in the state of Victoria, this beautiful area offers many exciting things for visitors to see and do. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, apartments and B&Bs.

Things to do on holiday to High Country, Australia

The High Country region of Victoria offers many wonderful places for hikers to explore such as the Australian Alps Walking Track and the Lake Eildon Walks. Likewise cyclists and horse riders will be able to enjoy various trails and mountainous rides. Lake Eildon is a good location for holidaymakers keen to try watersports such as fishing, canoeing and kayaking, whilst other rivers also offer the excitement of white water rafting. Other popular activities available in this region include abseiling, rock climbing, sky diving and hang gliding. Self catering holidaymakers will find many shops in the area selling food, drinks and other provisions. The area also boasts excellent restaurants and cafes serving a wide range of cuisine.

Places to visit on holiday to High Country, Australia

The High Country is brimming with fabulous places to visit including some fascinating museums. For example, tourists may like to visit the Beechworth Chinese Cultural Centre Museum and Gardens or the Benalla Costume and Pioneer Museum. Art lovers may also like to visit the galleries at Beechworth and Benalla as well as the Great Alpine Gallery at Swifts Creek. There are National Parks and Reserves in the High Country that are well worth visiting such as the Lake Eildon National Park and Alpine National Park. Families can also enjoy a great day out at Mansfield Zoo. Holidaymakers may like to visit the wonderful city of Melbourne, which is the capital of Victoria. There are many theatres, shops and museums amongst other things to enjoy in the city.

Weather in High Country, Australia

The warmest time of the year in this part of the country is January and February with average high temperatures of 25 degrees centigrade. The coldest month is July when average highs are 13 degrees centigrade and average lows are 7 degrees. Rainfall is fairly evenly spread throughout the year but September on average is the wettest month with 72mm, while February sees an average of 43mm.

Travel to High Country, Australia

The nearest international airport to the High Country of Victoria is Melbourne Airport (MEL), which is a three to four hour but straight forward drive along the Hume Freeway. Flights arrive at Melbourne from a few international airports including Beijing-Capital (PEK), Hong Kong (HKG), London-Heathrow (LHW) and Los Angeles (LAX). The six car rental firms located at the airport are Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Redspot and Thrifty. They all have offices on the ground floor of the short term car park and information desks in the airport’s domestic terminals.