Destination guide

Explore the lakeside setting in Macquarie Park

The lake and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Macquarie Park. Travellers especially like the shopping, university setting and restaurants in this welcoming and walkable city. Sydney Showground and Sydney Harbour Bridge are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Macquarie Park

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Macquarie Park a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Killara Golf Club (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Chatswood Golf Club (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • The Concourse (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Pennant Hills Golf Club (4.4 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Koala Park Sanctuary (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Sydney International Aquatic Centre (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Macquarie Park

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Macquarie Park is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bondi Beach (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Lane Cove National Park (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Killara City Park (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Glade Reserve (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Wahroonga Park (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Headen Park (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Macquarie Park

Fly into Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.), the closest airport, located 11 mi (17.7 km) from the city centre.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, you can make your way to Macquarie University Station. You might consider catching a ride on the metro at Macquarie Park Station to easily navigate the city.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Macquarie Park?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,635 holiday rentals around Macquarie Park. From 1,688 flats & apartments to 737 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 Macquarie Park is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Macquarie Park?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Macquarie Park:

  • Sydney CBD: 2,101 holiday homes
  • Collaroy Beach: 28 holiday homes
  • Chatswood CBD: 60 holiday homes
  • Spit Junction: 146 holiday homes
  • Victoria Cross: 84 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

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

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

  • Macquarie University: 4,075 holiday rentals
  • Macquarie University Station: 4,086 holiday rentals
  • Macquarie Park Station: 4,067 holiday rentals
  • Macquarie Shopping Centre: 4,075 holiday rentals
  • Darling Harbour: 1,427 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Macquarie Park 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 Condos/Apartments in Macquarie Park?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 1,688 Condos/Apartments in Macquarie Park. Our other popular types of Macquarie Park holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 737 holiday houses
  • Studios: 1,766 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 22 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 Macquarie Park?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 636 holiday homes with pool available in Macquarie Park. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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