Destination guide

Explore the lush setting in Sassafras

The gardens, parks and forests are the perfect backdrop to your holiday home in Sassafras. Travellers appreciate the spas in this relaxing city. Dandenong Ranges National Park and Puffing Billy Steam Train are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Sassafras

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Sassafras a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Puffing Billy Steam Train (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Monbulk Winery (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Payne's Rise Wines (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • 100 Acres Reserve (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Killara Park Estate (9.9 mi / 16 km)
  • The Eastern Golf Club (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Sassafras

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Sassafras. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Dandenong Ranges National Park (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Alfred Nicolas Gardens (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • National Rhododendron Gardens (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Grants Picnic Area (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • 1000 Steps Kokoda Walk (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Sherbrooke Forest (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Sassafras

Fly into Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), the closest airport, located 26.3 mi (42.2 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), which is 30.3 mi (48.7 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Sassafras?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 164 holiday rentals around Sassafras. From 51 cottages to 122 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 Sassafras is on Stayz.

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

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

  • Cream at Sassafras: 676 holiday rentals
  • Dandenong Ranges National Park: 653 holiday rentals
  • Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary: 393 holiday rentals
  • Puffing Billy Steam Train: 565 holiday rentals
  • Dandenong Plaza: 1,920 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Sassafras 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 Cottages in Sassafras?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 51 Cottages in Sassafras. Our other popular types of Sassafras holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 122 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 51 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 12 holiday houses

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 Sassafras?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 13 holiday homes with pool available in Sassafras. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.