Destination guide

Choose a holiday rental for your Gowanbrae getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Gowanbrae with a stay in a holiday home rental. This city has something for everyone. Melbourne Cricket Ground and St. Kilda Beach are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Gowanbrae

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Gowanbrae a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Melbourne Zoo (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • SEA LIFE Melbourne (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Northern Golf Club (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • State Netball Hockey Centre (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Melbourne Star Observation Wheel (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Melbourne City Baths (8 mi / 12.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Gowanbrae

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Gowanbrae is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • St. Kilda Beach (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Royal Botanic Gardens (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Luna Park (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
  • Seabrook Reserve (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Broadmeadows Park (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Martin Reserve (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Gowanbrae

Fly into Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), the closest airport, located 1.7 mi (2.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), which is 3.5 mi (5.7 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Gowanbrae?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,248 holiday lettings around Gowanbrae. From 157 houses to 30 townhouses, 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 Gowanbrae? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Gowanbrae. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Melbourne Central: 2,434 holiday lettings
  • Melbourne City Marina: 2,292 holiday lettings
  • DFO South Wharf: 2,298 holiday lettings
  • Spencer Street Station: 2,427 holiday lettings
  • Eureka Skydeck 88: 2,437 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. offers 157 Houses in Gowanbrae. Our other popular types of Gowanbrae holiday rentals include:

  • Townhouses: 30 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 1,010 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 1,025 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Villas and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Gowanbrae?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 428 holiday homes with pool available in Gowanbrae. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.