Destination guide

Why people love visiting scenic North Shore Sydney

The wildlife and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in North Shore Sydney. This scenic city attracts visitors thanks to its zoo and golfing. Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in North Shore Sydney

Do you want to find attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes North Shore Sydney a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • The Concourse (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Chatswood Golf Club (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Killara Golf Club (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Luna Park (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Taronga Zoo (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium (6 mi / 9.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in North Shore Sydney

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, North Shore Sydney is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bondi Beach (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Lane Cove National Park (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Killara City Park (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • St. Leonards Park (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Balls Head Reserve (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Walsh Bay (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around North Shore Sydney

The nearest airport is in Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.), located 10.4 mi (16.7 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer to travel by train, Sydney Roseville Station, Sydney Lindfield Station and Sydney Chatswood Station are the main stations in the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around North Shore?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,602 holiday lettings around North Shore. From 1,017 houses to 2,289 flats & apartments, 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.

Can I rent a seaside property in North Shore?

Perhaps it's the amazing ocean views, or maybe it's the opportunity to simply chill out from morning to evening. But there's just something about a beach getaway that calls to all of us. HomeAway has 298 rental properties by the beach to check out. Open to other suggestions? HomeAway has tons of other options to have a look at, including:

  • 277 city-centre holiday accommodation options.
  • 244 water-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 239 ocean-view holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in North Shore?

Having space to spread out, home-cooked meals, great views — if any of these things appeal to you, an apartment rental could be a fantastic choice. You can take your pick from 3,110 different options on HomeAway. How does £8 a night sound? That's what you could be spending if you don't dilly dally! Or maybe you'd rather pick one of the area's other self-catering accommodation options, such as:

  • House: 1,278 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £12 per night.
  • Studio: 109 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £22 per night.
  • Townhome: 69 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £46 per night.

Can I stay in North Shore in a large group?

Nothing comes close to reuniting with your old friends or spending time with extended family in a terrific new area. And what's best, HomeAway has places big enough for the whole crew. Apartment holiday rentals are the leading choice here for large groups of travellers. Our database currently has 406 available. The lodging options that are perfect for large numbers in this area include:

  • Are you on the hunt for rentals that can fit 6 people? We have 1,460 that will be ideal. Prices begin from just £30 per night.
  • Keen to find a holiday rental for 5 people? We have 790 that will serve you well. The starting price is £48 a night.
  • Arranging a trip away with 8 guests? We have 780 holiday rentals that will suit. Prices begin at just £16 a night.

So don't fear! When you travel with us you can bring your aunt, your grandma and all your mates to North Shore.

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