Discover a selection of 39 holiday home rentals in Austinmer, NSW 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 garden. Prices start at AU$ 179 per night, and holiday houses and flats & apartments are popular options for a stay in Austinmer. Either way, you'll find holiday accommodation for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Enjoy luxurious travel in Austinmer holiday homes for rent

The village of Austinmer in the Illawarra region of New South Wales has a great deal to offer travellers looking for an unforgettable holiday experience. Beachgoers will adore the pristine stretches of golden sand and clear, blue waters. Hikers and cyclists will love the natural trails with cliffside panoramic vistas. With Austinmer holiday homes for rent, you’ll enjoy outdoor adventures, delicious local cuisine, boutique shopping and all the culture you can enjoy. Whether a family, couple or single, a trip here is a one-of-a-kind journey offering memories to last a lifetime.

Things to do

Things to do near Austinmer pet-friendly accommodation

After settling into your Austinmer pet-friendly accommodation, there are plenty of things to do. Austinmer Beach is the most popular in the area, a stretch of soft, gold sand and clear blue waters with a pier where you can enjoy spectacular sunsets. The Sublime Point Walking Track draws hikers and cyclists for its panoramic cliffside ocean views. Brickyard Point is a more secluded beach that is backed by a large park with picnic areas. It’s a rocky beach as opposed to a sandy one and is great for fishing. Pinecourt Park is a pet-friendly park with beachfront cycling paths.


Activities and attractions in Austinmer

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Austinmer has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sublime Point Lookout (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Symbio Wildlife Park (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Wollongong Golf Club (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Port Kembla Golf Club (14.9 mi / 24 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Austinmer

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Austinmer is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bald Hill Lookout (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Fairy Meadow Beach Park (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • North Wollongong Beach (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Stuart Park (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Mount Keira (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Wollongong Botanic Garden (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Austinmer

The nearest airport is in Wollongong, NSW (WOL-Illawarra Regional), located 20 mi (32.1 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.), which is 28.2 mi (45.4 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, you can make your way to Coledale Station.

How to get around

Travel to Austinmer holiday accommodation and around town

Most people who fly to their Austinmer holiday accommodation will land in Sydney airport. From there, you can catch a train, a ride of about 1.5 hours which will allow you to see the lush green beauty of the countryside. Taxi service is available and can also provide a serene journey. For those who prefer to self-drive, a car hire can get you to town at your own speed. The village itself is quite walkable, with the main street being Lawrence Hargrave Drive where you’ll find local shopping, dining and entertainment.

Food & drink

Experience local cuisine near Austinmer holiday rentals

Austinmer and the entire New South Wales region is known for its seafood, especially Sydney rock oysters, red mullet, whiting, yellowfin tuna, John Dory and snapper. You’ll want to try some of the many wonderful seafood dishes at a local pub near your holiday rentals. There’s also a thriving cafe culture and local coffee houses are not to be missed. This is also part of Australia’s wine region, and connoisseurs will enjoy local Shiraz reds and Semillon whites while on holiday here. Finally, enjoy desserts with locally-grown fruits like guava, pears, passion fruit and berries.

Essential info

What you should know about Austinmer holiday homes

As it’s located in New South Wales, Austinmer holiday homes enjoy an arid or semi-arid climate with rainfall averaging from 150 to 500 mm per year. Summers average highs of 26°C and lows of 19°C, while in the winter highs average 16°C and lows fall to 7°C. Austinmer is very welcoming to travellers, who enjoy the local beaches, and tends to be quite a safe place to visit. It offers easy access to travel, with plenty of options for transportation. As with any unfamiliar area, you’ll want to exercise basic cautions such as staying in groups and avoiding unpopulated areas.

Good for couples

Couples activities near Austinmer holiday homes for rent

There are plenty of romantic activities near Austinmer holiday homes for rent. You can take in a live music or performance event at Anita’s Theatre, just a little over 2 km away. A romantic drive along Sea Cliff Bridge or Grand Pacific Drive offers cliffside ocean views and day trips to Sydney, Wollongong and beyond. The Wollongong Botanic Gardens, around 14 km away, offer serene walks among colourful flowers and an elegant and romantic gazebo. Finally, the Bald Hill Lookout along Lawrence Hargrave Drive offers stunning views of the deep blue ocean waters, and the opportunity for hang-gliding.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Austinmer?

Our 2021 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 39 holiday rentals around Austinmer. From 26 holiday houses to 12 flats & apartments, 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 Austinmer is on Stayz.

Can I rent Houses in Austinmer?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 26 Houses in Austinmer. Our other popular types of Austinmer holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 12 holiday houses
  • Studios: 12 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 4 holiday houses

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Austinmer?

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