Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of Altona

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Altona. This city has something for everyone. St. Kilda Beach and Melbourne Cricket Ground are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Altona

Do you want to find attractions to visit during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Altona a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • SEA LIFE Melbourne (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Melbourne Zoo (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Sanctuary Lakes Golf Club (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Melbourne Seaplanes (5.1 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Melbourne Star Observation Wheel (7.7 mi / 12.3 km)
  • St Kilda Pier (8.7 mi / 14 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Altona

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Altona is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • St. Kilda Beach (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Luna Park (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Royal Botanic Gardens (9.2 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Altona Beach (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Williamstown Botanic Gardens (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Point Cook Coastal Park (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Altona

The nearest airport is in Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), located 10.3 mi (16.6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), which is 13.3 mi (21.4 km) away.

Walk to nearby metro transport at Westona Station or Altona Station to more easily navigate the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Altona?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,930 holiday lettings around Altona. From 1,493 flats & apartments to 268 houses, 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 Altona? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Altona. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Altona Beach: 2,450 holiday lettings
  • Altona Station: 2,441 holiday lettings
  • Westona Station: 2,431 holiday lettings
  • Melbourne Central: 2,475 holiday lettings
  • Melbourne City Marina: 2,466 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Altona 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 Flats in Altona?

Yes, of course. offers 1,493 Flats in Altona. Our other popular types of Altona holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 268 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 44 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 1,542 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 Altona?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 587 holiday homes with pool available in Altona. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.