Destination guide

Escape to Seal Rocks holiday homes to rent

A tiny, laid-back village known for excellent surf, historic lighthouses and panoramic views, Seal Rocks is a premier holiday village for the world-weary traveller. Its unspoilt beaches bring big-wave surfers from all over the world, while sightseers and nature lovers can enjoy its stunning parks and seaside views. Holiday homes to rent in Seal Rocks put you in the heart of this charming beach village for an unforgettable experience.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Seal Rocks

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Seal Rocks a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Forster-Tuncurry Golf Course (16.3 mi / 26.3 km)
  • Bulahdelah Golf Club (16.7 mi / 27 km)
Outdoor activities

Must-try sports near Seal Rocks holiday rentals

Though premier surfing is a big sport in Seal Rocks, the vibrant landscape and turquoise waters offer plenty more excitement and thrills for outdoor enthusiasts. Kayaking, canoeing, kitesurfing, windsurfing, fishing, deep-sea fishing, scuba diving, snorkelling, wildlife encounters and boating are all popular activities in the waters of Seal Rocks. The surrounding area also has a rugged terrain and diverse landscape that’s suited to adventure sports like hiking, climbing, canyoning, abseiling, horseback riding and mountain biking, as well as air adventures like skydiving and hang-gliding. Whether you want to try something new or spend your time doing leisure activities on the beautiful beaches and lakes, you’ll find boundless outdoor activities near Seal Rocks holiday homes to make the most of your experience.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Seal Rocks

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Seal Rocks is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Booti Booti (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Wallingat National Park (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Booti Booti National Park (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • One Mile Beach (16.2 mi / 26 km)
  • Forster Town Beach (17 mi / 27.4 km)
  • Myall Lakes National Park (23.5 mi / 37.8 km)
Beaches

Beach areas near Seal Rocks holiday rentals

Beachside recreation is one of the biggest draws of Seal Rocks, with many holiday rentals found close to the water. Number One Beach, a soft-sand beach with calm waters that are perfect for small children, and Cellito Beach, a premier beach for surfers and water sport enthusiasts, are two of the top destinations. You can also visit Lighthouse Beach, a mellow ocean beach with seal colonies and excellent surf waves, and Submarine Beach, a serene beach with clear, gentle waters. For a lakeside beach experience, try Smiths Lake, a saline coastal lagoon with sandy beaches and swimming areas.

How to get around

Getting to Seal Rocks holiday homes

Regional airports, train lines, buses and well-maintained roads all offer transport to or near Seal Rocks, giving you plenty of travel options. Once there, you can use buses, taxis or car hire to get around, though many of the beaches and attractions are within walking distance of the holiday rentals in the area.

Food & drink 

Regional delicacies in Seal Rocks

As a coastal beach retreat, the cuisine in Seal Rocks is primarily seafood. The cultural influences from Asia, Africa and the Mediterranean offer unique recipes and concoctions that include regional staples like oysters, tuna, snapper and barramundi, as well as local spices and produce for a distinctive flair. The fine wines and craft brews of the region are not only award winning, but are also perfectly paired to the staple dishes of Seal Rocks. If you want to experience a creative twist on an authentic Australian favourite, try out a new dish at a restaurant or eatery near your holiday accommodation.

Where to stay near Seal Rocks?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 361 holiday rentals near Seal Rocks. From 257 Houses to 8 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Seal Rocks 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 Seal Rocks?

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

  • Sugarloaf Point Lighthouse: 694 holiday rentals
  • Forster Town Beach: 798 holiday rentals
  • Forster-Tuncurry Golf Course: 797 holiday rentals
  • Forster Marina: 795 holiday rentals
  • Cape Hawke Lookout: 790 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Seal Rocks 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 Seal Rocks?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 257 Houses in Seal Rocks. Our other popular types of Seal Rocks holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 8 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 8 holiday houses
  • Farmhouses: 2 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 pool in Seal Rocks?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 60 holiday homes with pool available in Seal Rocks. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.