Destination guide

Explore the waterfront setting in Balmain

Enjoy the monuments and other features of Balmain. This romantic city attracts visitors thanks to its restaurants and shopping. Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Sightseeing in and around Balmain

Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that Balmain has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Wildlife Sydney (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Luna Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Moore Park Golf Course (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Fox Studio Australia (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Entertainment Quarter (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Balmain

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Balmain. These are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bondi Beach (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Blackwattle Bay Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Balls Head Reserve (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Barangaroo Reserve (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Walsh Bay (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Chinese Garden of Friendship (1.9 mi / 3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Balmain

The nearest airport is in Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.), located 5.5 mi (8.8 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near Balmain?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,164 holiday rentals near Balmain. From 951 Houses to 1,962 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Balmain 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 Balmain?

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

  • White Bay Cruise Terminal: 3,789 holiday rentals
  • Clontarf Cottage: 3,799 holiday rentals
  • St Mary’s Hall: 3,805 holiday rentals
  • Elkington Park: 3,796 holiday rentals
  • Hampton Villa: 3,799 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 951 Houses in Balmain. Our other popular types of Balmain holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,962 holiday houses
  • Villas: 20 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 27 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Balmain?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 762 holiday homes with pool available in Balmain. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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