Destination guide

Explore the riverfront setting in Footscray

Come and experience Footscray and its art galleries, culture and theatre scene. Renowned for its university setting, riverfront and spas, this city welcomes all visitors. Melbourne Cricket Ground and St. Kilda Beach are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Footscray

Are you hoping to discover things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Footscray a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Melbourne Zoo (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • SEA LIFE Melbourne (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Melbourne Star Observation Wheel (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • State Netball Hockey Centre (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Melbourne City Baths (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Sidney Myer Music Bowl (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Footscray

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

  • St. Kilda Beach (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Royal Botanic Gardens (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Luna Park (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Westgate Park (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Royal Park (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Sandridge Beach (3.1 mi / 5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Footscray

The nearest airport is in Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), located 4.9 mi (7.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), which is 9.3 mi (15 km) away.

You can get around Footscray by catching a ride on the metro at Footscray Station, Middle Footscray Station or West Footscray Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Footscray?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,108 holiday lettings around Footscray. From 282 houses to 1,674 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.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Footscray? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Footscray. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Whitten Oval Social Venue: 2,261 holiday lettings
  • Footscray Station: 2,264 holiday lettings
  • Middle Footscray Station: 2,260 holiday lettings
  • Melbourne Central: 2,434 holiday lettings
  • Melbourne City Marina: 2,292 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Footscray listed on 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 Footscray?

Yes, of course. offers 282 Houses in Footscray. Our other popular types of Footscray holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 1,674 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 62 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 13 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 Footscray?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 590 holiday homes with pool available in Footscray. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.