Where to stay around South West Rocks?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 387 holiday lettings near South West Rocks. From 204 apartments to 149 houses, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover South West Rocks area.

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

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

  • South West Rocks Country Club: 450 holiday lettings
  • Brighton Park: 458 holiday lettings
  • Horseshoe Bay: 454 holiday lettings
  • Eungai Station: 471 holiday lettings
  • Kempsey Station: 564 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around South West Rocks 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 apartments in South West Rocks?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 204 apartments in South West Rocks. Our other popular types of South West Rocks holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 149 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 15 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 4 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in South West Rocks?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 38 holiday homes with pool available in South West Rocks. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a holiday villa in South West Rocks, Australia your home away from home

    South West Rocks is a delightful, quiet coastal town in Trial Bay on the Mid North Coast in the State of New South Wales. Visiting a South West Rocks holiday villa means you can enjoy the peace and quiet of this attractive town while having access to a myriad of activities and sights very close by.

    Things to do in South West Rocks, Australia

    First and foremost there are the beaches close to a holiday villa in South West Rocks but even these have a difference; you can still see the remains of three wrecks from 1972 on Front Beach at low tide including the remnants of the old Sydney Harbour Showboat. That’s just one of numerous beaches all enjoying beautiful scenery and a number of activities like surfing and diving. Hat Head National Park nearby has excellent surfing beaches and good fishing. It’s also possible see whales and dolphins as well as large numbers of coastal birds. A highlight for divers nearby is Fish Rock Cave, two kilometres off the coast of South West Rocks; it’s one of the largest ocean caverns in the southern hemisphere with a wealth of coral, live cowry shells, trumpetfish, stingray, black cod and more.

    Man made sights worth visiting while staying in a South West Rocks holiday villa are Smoky Cape Lighthouse and Trial Bay Gaol. The Lighthouse is on the edge of Hat Head National Park with the distinctive octagonal lighthouse, the coach house, stables and lighthouse keepers cottage all built before 1891. Trial Bay Gaol was built for good conduct prisoners and completed in 1886 with a storm in 1903 turning its protective breakwater to rubble. . A hexagonal structure it’s built from local grey granite and housed Germans during World War I. There are a number of trails and walks around the area including one quite difficult walk from the Gaol to the Lighthouse.

    Places to visit in South West Rocks, Australia

    Not far up the coast from a South West Rocks holiday villa you’ll fine Port Macquarie with plenty of interesting sites, sights and activities.; there’s the Mid North Coast Maritime Museum, the Port Macquaries Historic Grave Yard, The Sea Acres Rainforest Centre, and Town Green, a beautiful park on the river surrounded by cafes and restaurants with the Alma Dopel, a former merchant sailing ship, docked on the public wharf.

    Weather in South West Rocks, Australia

    During a visit to a South West Rocks holiday villa you can expect to enjoy a warm and wet subtropical climate. The hottest month is February with an average temperature of 26.9 centigrade and the coldest is July with an average of 18.7 centigrade.

    Cheap Flights to South West Rocks, Australia

    From the UK the best way to get to a holiday villa in South West Rocks is via Sydney’s Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD). Qantas and Virgin Blue both serve this route.

    Sightseeing in and around South West Rocks

    Are you looking for attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes South West Rocks a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • South West Rocks Country Club (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
    • Nambucca Heads Island Golf Club (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)

    Seasonal weather averages in South West Rocks

    If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, February, January, December and March are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 27°F.

    Exploring the natural landscape of South West Rocks

    Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in South West Rocks. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Brighton Park (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
    • Horseshoe Bay Beach (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
    • Arakoon National Park (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
    • Little Bay Beach (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
    • Trial Bay Gaol (2.5 mi / 4 km)
    • Hat Head National Park (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)