Discover a selection of 497 holiday home rentals in Docklands, VIC that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Stayz holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including pool and parking. Prices start at AU$ 183 per night, and flats & apartments and holiday houses are popular options for a stay in Docklands. Either way, you'll find holiday accommodation for everyone's needs.
Top rated rentals — Docklands
Destination guide

Experience culture with Docklands beach houses

This inner suburb, situated in southwestern Melbourne, is about 2 kilometres from the city centre. While suitable for everybody, the region attracts younger visitors with its vibrant atmosphere. You'll feel stimulated as you stroll down the Docklands Public Art Walk or enjoy the bird's-eye view from atop the Melbourne Star Observation Wheel. GlowGolf Docklands, a miniature-golf course, delivers a unique experience with colourful UV lights that glow in the dark at each hole. Imagine booking a beach getaway in Melbourne where you can sit out on the balcony, drink your coffee and feel the cool ocean breeze on your face.


Activities and attractions in Docklands

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Docklands a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • SEA LIFE Melbourne (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Melbourne Zoo (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Melbourne Star Observation Wheel (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Melbourne City Baths (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Sidney Myer Music Bowl (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • State Netball Hockey Centre (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Docklands

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Docklands is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • St. Kilda Beach (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Royal Botanic Gardens (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Luna Park (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Flagstaff Gardens (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Alexandra Gardens (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Carlton Gardens (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Docklands

The nearest airport is in Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), located 6.6 mi (10.7 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), which is 11.4 mi (18.3 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station serving the city is Spencer Street Station.

How to get around

Transport to Docklands holiday homes

Many flights are available to get you to Melbourne, where you can then choose a variety of transportation options to get into Docklands. The tram runs along the harbour esplanade daily, and trains are available for local and regional travel. You could also take a ferry along the river or hire a car to explore at your own pace. With many attractions within walking distance of the holiday rentals, you may be able to walk through the city and enjoy the scenery along the way.

Food & drink

Regional cuisine near Docklands holiday rentals

From artisanal baked goods and locally roasted coffee, to gelato and gourmet ice cream, there are endless options for dining and quick bites in Docklands. Turkish, Vietnamese and Indian restaurants are common, as well as traditional Australian restaurants serving familiar tastes of the region, such as Witchetty grubs and Anzac biscuits. Whatever you’re craving, you’re sure to find a restaurant to suit your tastes near your holiday accommodation.

Family friendly

Family fun near Docklands holiday rentals

If you’re travelling with kids, you’ll find endless educational, entertainment and adventure locations to give them unforgettable experiences. Family-friendly holiday rentals are available near kid-friendly attractions like the Melbourne Star Observation Wheel, a massive Ferris wheel with a beautiful design, colourful lights and panoramic views of the cities and landscape nearby, and the Victoria Police Museum, a law enforcement museum with artefacts of crime, investigative development and organised police history. You could also visit the History of Transport Mural, a stunning, expansive mural that shows the evolution of transportation and motor vehicles in vibrant, realistic paintings. For more excitement, take the kids to Simulator World, a motion-racing experience in a virtual reality setting that simulates F1 races, V8 supercar experiences and more in a competitive environment.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Docklands?

Our 2021 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 497 holiday rentals around Docklands. From 473 flats & apartments to 22 holiday houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Docklands is on Stayz.

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

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Docklands. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Melbourne City Marina: 1,819 holiday rentals
  • Spencer Street Station: 1,827 holiday rentals
  • Marvel Stadium: 1,824 holiday rentals
  • The District Docklands: 1,821 holiday rentals
  • Melbourne Star Observation Wheel: 1,818 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Docklands listed on Stayz 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 Condos/Apartments in Docklands?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 473 Condos/Apartments in Docklands. Our other popular types of Docklands holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 22 holiday houses
  • Studios: 472 holiday houses
  • Boats: 2 holiday houses

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Docklands?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 249 holiday homes with pool available in Docklands. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.