Destination guide

Find the perfect holiday rental for your Highton getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Highton with a stay in a holiday home rental. One of the city's many top draws is its university setting. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in Highton

Are you searching for attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Highton a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Saint Regis Winery (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Geelong Golf Course (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Waterworld (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Warbird Air Adventures (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Thirteenth Beach Golf Links (10.8 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Adventure Park Geelong (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Highton

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Highton is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Balyang Sanctuary (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Steampacket Gardens (3.3 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Rippleside Park (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Geelong Botanical Gardens (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Lake Connwarre (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Jirrahlinga Koala and Wildlife Sanctuary (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Highton

The nearest airport is in Melbourne, VIC (AVV-Avalon), located 13.3 mi (21.3 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Highton?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 329 holiday lettings around Highton. From 218 houses to 49 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 golf-front property in Highton?

Make your stay a hole-in-one by choosing a holiday rental with a golf course close by. Refining your game on your getaway will be par for the course! HomeAway has 54 choices available. Open to more suggestions? HomeAway has tons of other property options to browse through, including:

  • 50 seaside holiday accommodation options.
  • 34 shore-front holiday accommodation options.
  • 32 beach holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Highton?

If you want to have an authentic local experience and don't feel like sharing space with strangers this time round, renting an entire house is the way to go. There are 229 options available on HomeAway. Prices start at £51 a night. Or perhaps you'd rather one of the area's other self-catering accommodation options, like:

  • Apartment: 68 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £38 per night.
  • Townhome: 36 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £71 per night.
  • Condo: 10 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £147 per night.

Can I stay in Highton in a large group?

Getting together with your favourite people can be heaps of fun, particularly when you're staying under the one roof somewhere entirely new! If you're visiting with a large group, HomeAway can help you out. 47 house holiday rentals are available. Currently, they're the top choice here for sizeable groups. If you are hoping to stay in a large group, the rental options that will suit your needs include:

  • If yours is a group of 6, we offer 188 holiday rentals just right for that size. Stay a night from just £71.
  • After a holiday rental for 8 guests? We have 144 that will be ideal. The starting price is £66 a night.
  • Arranging a trip away with 7 guests? We have 64 accommodation for rent that fit the bill. Prices start from £51 per night.

You and your crew will be more than satisfied when you arrange your Highton travels with us!