Destination guide

Holiday homes to rent in Cooma

Cooma is the gateway to the iconic snow-capped mountains and winding rivers in the Snowy Mountains Region. Families and couples will find this a great place to retreat and partake in the activities, events and attractions offered near holiday accommodation. Travellers are drawn to Cooma who want to experience the beauty of the Snowy Mountains in all seasons. It makes for a great base camp for day trips into the mountains, where you can bushwalk, hike, mountain bike, kayak, ride horses and fish. You can also stay in town and enjoy the restaurants, historical areas, art galleries and shops that Cooma has to offer.

Outdoor activities

Must-try activities near Cooma holiday homes

Cooma has several parks that your family will love. You can go for walks and explore nature by serpentine rivers and creeks, with glorious deciduous trees and weeping willows. You might visit Geehi Bushwalking Club for a chance to try several outdoor activities like overnight treks, skiing adventures, cross-country bushwalks, cycling and canoeing. Selwyn Snow Resort specialises in outdoor fun with snow play, such as building snowmen, snowball fights and snow tubing. The resort provides over 35 hectares of downhill terrain to match every skill level for skiers in your family.


Seasonal weather in Cooma

Travellers enjoy Cooma for its skiing. If you've planned your trip around snowy activities, consider visiting in December, February, July or March, when snowfall averages 0 inches and temperatures average 0°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Cooma

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Cooma. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Centennial Park (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Berridale City Park (18.9 mi / 30.5 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Cooma

Fly into Cooma, NSW (OOM-Snowy Mountains), the closest airport, located 9.4 mi (15.1 km) from the city centre.

Food & drink 

Enjoy great food and drink in Cooma

Cooma is known for its ‘Snowy Mountains Coffee’, so make sure you sample this locally roasted coffee before you depart from your holiday. You’ll discover a variety of restaurants and cafes, including takeaway near holiday homes. Snowy Vineyard Estate Dalgety is where couples and families can enjoy light meal platters, wine and beer. You'll have opportunities to see how the microbrewery works and brew your own beer on site as well. The estate also offers outdoor play areas, games, an animal farm and access to Snowy River for a waterside stroll and fishing.

Family friendly

Family activities near holiday homes in Cooma

Cooma is the place to be for a great day out with your family. Families can enjoy rural farm tours, snow adventures and several attractions near holiday homes. Snowy Hydro Discovery Centre is a must for kids to uncover the fascinating history of the Snowy Mountains Scheme. The centre has an exhibition hall with a large collection of photographs, interactive displays and hands-on exhibits. Kids can learn about power generation by pedaling as fast as they can on 'power bikes' to generate enough power to turn on a TV, boil a kettle or make toast.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Cooma?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 6 holiday rentals around Cooma. From 2 cottages to 2 cabins, 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 Cooma is on Stayz.

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

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

  • Cooma Visitors Centre: 18 holiday rentals
  • Centennial Park: 18 holiday rentals
  • New South Wales Corrective Services Museum: 19 holiday rentals
  • Raglan Art Gallery and Cultural Centre: 20 holiday rentals
  • Berridale City Park: 394 holiday rentals

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

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

  • Cabins: 2 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 2 holiday houses
  • Cottage: 2 holiday houses

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Cooma?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 5 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Cooma. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.