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Experience Carrickalinga with holiday homes to rent

The small town of Carrickalinga is becoming more popular for travellers who are looking for a calm and relaxing holiday experience by the coast. Just 60 km south of Adelaide it’s easy to get to and features a wide variety of attractions for the whole family to enjoy. As the town becomes more popular, finding holiday homes to rent has only gotten easier. Find out for yourself what Carrickalinga can offer.


Sightseeing in and around Carrickalinga

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

  • Lady Bay Vineyard (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Victor Harbor Golf Club (17 mi / 27.4 km)
Outdoor activities

Outdoor adventures near Carrickalinga holiday homes

If you’re looking for outdoor adventure in your travels, Carrickalinga holiday rentals have quite a bit to offer. The most well-known attraction is Carrickalinga Beach. With clean sand, calm waves and rock pools this beach is perfect for swimmers looking for a relaxing experience. If you gaze out into the bay you’re likely to see dolphins here as well. Divers can explore the HMAS Hobart, a former destroyer that was decommissioned and sunk nearby. Carrickalinga Lookout showcases the coast with views of vibrant green lands colliding with sweeping blue waters. You can complete a bit of a hike to get to Ingalalla Falls where you can enjoy the flowing water surrounded by rocky and grassy terrain on both sides. There are two different paths available as well: an easier one to the bottom falls and a more difficult one to the upper falls.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Carrickalinga

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Carrickalinga is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Carrickalinga Beach (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Banksia Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Yankalilla Memorial Park (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Aldinga Beach (11.8 mi / 19 km)
  • Port Willunga Beach (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
How to get around

Transport to Carrickalinga holiday homes

Carrickalinga may be small but it’s conveniently located near the major city of Adelaide, whose airport is just 56 km away, though it may be faster to arrive through Penneshaw Airport instead. While Penneshaw is slightly closer at 49 km away, Adelaide is more likely to have convenient direct flights from other places throughout the country and the world. Regardless of whether you’re flying, you’re going to have to spend at least some time on the road. Taxis, car hires and bus routes are available from several surrounding areas including Adelaide. Once you’re in Carrickalinga most attractions are within walking or cycling distance, so it’s easy to get around.

Family friendly

Family-friendly fun near Carrickalinga holiday homes

Feel free to bring the whole family along to your Carrickalinga holiday accommodation as there are numerous family-friendly attractions in town. You can visit the Yankalilla Historical Museum to learn about the history of the entire Fleurieu Peninsula region. Kids can examine artefacts from rural settlers of the region divided into different themes including maritime, mining, domestic life and agriculture. Children can also enjoy the High Country Trails experience where you can take to the beach on horseback for a tour featuring a unique perspective. Pony rides are also available here for kids younger than 9. Yankalilla Lions Skate Park was designed to be accessible by all and so offers a playground, a biking trail, an outdoor gym and some sports courts.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Carrickalinga?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 353 holiday rentals around Carrickalinga. From 272 holiday houses to 15 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 Carrickalinga is on Stayz.

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

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

  • Carrickalinga Beach: 740 holiday rentals
  • Hindmarsh River Estuary Boardwalk: 1,113 holiday rentals
  • Coriole Vineyards: 915 holiday rentals
  • Links Lady Bay Golf Course: 742 holiday rentals
  • Normanville Beach: 711 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Carrickalinga 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 Carrickalinga?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 272 Houses in Carrickalinga. Our other popular types of Carrickalinga holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 15 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 12 holiday houses
  • Villas: 36 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Carrickalinga?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 64 holiday homes with pool available in Carrickalinga. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.