Destination guide

Delight in the natural landscape of Helensburgh

Enjoy the temples and other features of Helensburgh. This city's waterfalls, zoo and wildlife draw many visitors. 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 Helensburgh

Are you searching for top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Helensburgh has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Symbio Wildlife Park (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Sublime Point Lookout (8.2 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Kareela Golf Course (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Helensburgh

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Helensburgh is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bald Hill Lookout (2.6 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Royal National Park (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Darook Park (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Gunnamatta Bay (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • Koshigaya Park (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Shelly Beach (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Helensburgh

The nearest airport is in Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.), located 20.4 mi (32.8 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Wollongong, NSW (WOL-Illawarra Regional), which is 27.9 mi (45 km) away.

Where to stay around Helensburgh?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 120 holiday lettings near Helensburgh. From 74 Houses to 19 Flats, 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 Helensburgh is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Helensburgh?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Helensburgh:

  • Sydney CBD: 2,159 holiday homes
  • Hyde Park: 386 holiday homes
  • Chinatown: 393 holiday homes
  • Wollongong CBD: 25 holiday homes
  • Strawberry Hills: 225 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Helensburgh?

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

  • Sydney Helensburg Station: 400 holiday lettings
  • Symbio Wildlife Park: 323 holiday lettings
  • Coogee Beach: 3,633 holiday lettings
  • Wollongong North Beach: 382 holiday lettings
  • Gordon's Bay: 3,662 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Helensburgh 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 Helensburgh?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 74 Houses in Helensburgh. Our other popular types of Helensburgh holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 19 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 3 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 Helensburgh?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 28 holiday homes with pool available in Helensburgh. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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