Destination guide

Moonta Bay holiday homes to rent

Moonta Bay is a delightful hamlet with a warm reputation for traveller hospitality and majestic surroundings, as well as a vast selection of holiday homes to rent in various price ranges that include pet friendly accommodation. Here, there is always a seat aboard one of the local fishing tour boats or a spot on the beach for you and yours to spend a relaxing evening soaking up the sun. You’ll know you’ve chosen the right holiday home to rent when you explore Moonta Bay, encountering genial residents and attraction workers ready to make your next trip a holiday favourite.

History

Things to do near Moonta Bay holiday homes

Moonta Bay is just one of 11 different hamlets circling the historic town of Moonta, with a number of holiday rentals located near such historical attractions as the All Saints Anglican Church, Moonta Masonic Hall and the Moonta School of Mines. The Moonta area, once part of the traditional lands belonging to the indigenous Narungga people, is known for the rich and sizeable copper deposits found throughout the territory, with its first prosperous mine site discovered in the mid 19-century.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Moonta Bay

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Moonta Bay a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Moonta Bay Water Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Moonta Bay Swimming Enclosure (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Moonta Golf Course (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Copperclub Golf Course (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Wallaroo Golf Course (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Moonta Bay

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Moonta Bay is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Simms Cove (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Port Hughes Waterfront Park (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
How to get around

Transport near Moonta Bay holiday rentals

It doesn't matter if you’re travelling solo or in a group of a dozen, the airlines are regularly prepared to deliver you and your party to the Moonta Bar area, where you can arrange to be met by a shuttle, or even a private car, to bring you straight to your holiday accommodation. Once you’re in the hamlet, you’ll have no trouble finding transportation, with car rentals, taxi services and railways spread throughout the town.

Food & drink 

Dining near Moonta Bay holiday accommodation

Seafood is a favourite among this beach town, and at Moonta Bay, quality cuisine is simple to find near your holiday home, with beachfront restaurants and luxury lounges all around the village. These serve a variety of tasty entrees, including such gourmet fare as the region’s renowned salt and peppered squid or a simply delicious steak washed down with a fine wine, all topped off with rich and creamy specialty desserts. You can also find numerous cafes along the bay, as well as coffee bars and ice cream parlours.

Essential info

Key facts for your stay in Moonta Bay holiday homes

With a wealthy history steeped in copper mining, along with free access to jetties where you can swim, fish and scuba dive, Moonta Bay is a fantastic locale to choose when searching for a holiday home. With its modest population of just over 2,000 residents and its limestone miner’s cottages and churches, the hamlet has a quaint, historical feeling to it. One of three towns in the area collectively known as the ‘Copper Triangle’, Moonta Bay is an ideal traveller’s location and a top-drawer selection for anyone seeking a relaxing beach spot getaway.

Where to stay near Moonta Bay?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 109 holiday rentals near Moonta Bay. From 81 Houses to 10 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Moonta Bay for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

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

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

  • Moonta Bay Jetty: 135 holiday rentals
  • Moonta Bay Swimming Enclosure: 135 holiday rentals
  • Moonta Bay Water Park: 136 holiday rentals
  • Moonta Mines Museum: 133 holiday rentals
  • Miner's Cottage: 132 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Moonta Bay 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 Houses in Moonta Bay?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 81 Houses in Moonta Bay. Our other popular types of Moonta Bay holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 10 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 6 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 6 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 internet/wifi in Moonta Bay?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 29 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Moonta Bay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.