Destination guide

Escape to Goulburn holiday homes to rent

Goulburn is a city rich in culture, arts and outdoor adventure, offering a unique escape that combines urban appeal and rural charm. Museums, historic sites and excellent restaurants are dotted throughout the landscape, offering endless opportunity for fun and excitement. Goulburn holiday homes to rent put you in the heart of the action.


Heritage sites near Goulburn holiday homes

The rich history of Goulburn is celebrated throughout the city with many museums, heritage-listed buildings and attractions. Holiday rentals can be found near such interesting sites as the St Saviour's Cathedral, a Gothic Anglican church that was made a cathedral by Queen Victoria, and the Colonial Mutual Life Building, a historic landmark with unique architectural touches. History buffs will also enjoy the Goulburn Loco Roundhouse Preservation Society, a historic roundhouse and landmark, and the St Clair Villa Museum Archives, a collection of history and cultural exhibits from the region dating back to the 1800s.

Outdoor activities

Outdoor activities near Goulburn holiday homes

Though Goulburn has delights and attractions for the urbanite, it’s also close to beautiful natural areas for outdoor adventure. Canyoning, rock climbing, abseiling and caving in the park’s rugged terrain are popular ways to take in the scenery. Those looking for an adrenaline rush will enjoy skydiving or hang-gliding for aerial views, or taking to the local rivers and waterways for kayaking and rafting. Whatever your interest, you’ll enjoy tons of adventure and leisure in the great outdoors near your holiday accommodation.

How to get around

Transport to Goulburn holiday rentals

Goulburn is a thriving city that’s only a two-hour drive from Sydney. Regional airports offer flights and transfers both into Sydney and to Goulburn, but you can also use your own vehicle or car hire to get to your holiday accommodation. Once there, taxis, coaches, car hire and bikes are popular ways to get around and check out local attractions. Depending on what you wish to see, you may be able to walk from your holiday accommodation to the nearby attractions and enjoy the scenery and landmarks along the way.

Food & drink 

Regional cuisine in Goulburn

Many restaurants, eateries and delis in Goulburn offer a mix of the region’s fine wine and craft brews with the produce and seafood New South Wales is known for. Fresh-caught seafood, such as snapper, barramundi and oysters are combined with locally grown tropical fruits and nuts to create distinctive concoctions for a unique dining experience. Whatever you’re craving, you’ll find endless dining options near your Goulburn holiday accommodation.


Best events in Goulburn

Goulburn hosts many annual festivals for a variety of interests. Holiday rentals give you the perfect opportunity to explore such events as the Steampunk Victoriana Fair, a steampunk-themed festival with costumed characters and performances. Attending the Australian Blues Music Festival, an event that showcases the very best of emerging and established Australian blues artists, is a great way to unwind and experience the local culture.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Goulburn?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 20 holiday rentals around Goulburn. From 2 farm stays to 14 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 Goulburn is on Stayz.

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

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

  • New South Wales Police College: 28 holiday rentals
  • Goulburn Station: 28 holiday rentals
  • Belmore Park: 28 holiday rentals
  • Goulburn Visitor Information Centre: 28 holiday rentals
  • Goulburn Base Hospital: 28 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Goulburn 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 Farmhouses in Goulburn?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 2 Farmhouses in Goulburn. Our other popular types of Goulburn holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 14 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 3 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 3 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Goulburn?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 4 holiday homes with pool available in Goulburn. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.