Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Carrum Downs

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Carrum Downs. This welcoming and walkable city is well known for its shopping, spas and coffee shops. Chadstone Shopping Mall and Puffing Billy Steam Train 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 Carrum Downs

Do you want to find attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Carrum Downs a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Puffing Billy Steam Train (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)
  • Woodlands Golf Club (7.7 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Mornington Country Golf Course (10.5 mi / 16.8 km)
  • B'Darra Estate Vinyard (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Victoria Golf Club (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Royal Melbourne Golf Club (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Carrum Downs

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Carrum Downs is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Police Paddocks Reserve (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Mornington Park (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Half Moon Bay (12.4 mi / 20 km)
  • Sandringham Beach (13.3 mi / 21.4 km)
  • Rm Hooper Oval (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • Karrawingi Park (13.5 mi / 21.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Carrum Downs

Fly into Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), the closest airport, located 29.4 mi (47.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), which is 34.2 mi (55 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Carrum Downs?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 120 holiday lettings around Carrum Downs. From 64 Houses to 26 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 Carrum Downs?

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

  • Melbourne Central: 2,446 holiday lettings
  • St. Kilda Beach: 2,466 holiday lettings
  • Melbourne City Marina: 2,442 holiday lettings
  • Eureka Skydeck 88: 2,449 holiday lettings
  • Spencer Street Station: 2,440 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Carrum Downs 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 Carrum Downs?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 64 Houses in Carrum Downs. Our other popular types of Carrum Downs holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 26 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 5 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 9 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 Carrum Downs?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 25 holiday homes with pool available in Carrum Downs. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.