Discover a selection of 207 holiday home rentals in Tin Can Bay, QLD that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Stayz holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including pool and air conditioning. Prices start at AU$ 113 per night, and holiday houses and flats & apartments are popular options for a stay in Tin Can Bay. Either way, you'll find holiday accommodation for everyone's needs.
Top rated rentals — Tin Can Bay
Destination guide

Explore Tin Can Bay in holiday homes to rent

Known for its abundant wildlife, laid-back atmosphere and spectacular seafood, Tin Can Bay in the vibrant Gympie Region is a popular destination for a seaside retreat. From exciting water sports to invigorating nature walks, there’s something for everyone near holiday homes to rent in Tin Can Bay.

Things to do

Things to do near Tin Can Bay holiday homes

Tin Can Bay is the ultimate destination for nature lovers. Holiday homes can be found near places like Great Sandy National Park, a coastal park with dunes and coloured sands among mangroves and dense rainforest, and the Barnacles Dolphin Centre, a wildlife facility with dolphin encounters. Rainbow Beach, a coastal town and gateway to Fraser Island, is a popular destination for a day of sightseeing. You may also enjoy the Tin Can Bay Wildflower Walk, a trail through colourful native blooms, or Pipeclay National Park, a vast national park with nature trails and recreation areas.

Outdoor activities

Outdoor fun in Tin Can Bay holiday rentals

Whether you’re travelling with kids or are an experienced adventurer, you’ll have your choice of outdoor activities in Tin Can Bay. The coastal area has prime conditions for sailing, fishing, bird-watching, horseback riding, golfing and walking among nature. Water cruises, kayaking, snorkelling and diving are popular ways to experience the local wildlife that includes turtles, fish, dugongs, dolphins, sand crabs and mud crabs. Pristine waterways offer unique canoeing and kayaking experiences as well, especially in unspoilt areas like Snapper Creek and Crab Creek. The rare shorebirds that migrate to Tin Can Bay are a gem for bird-watchers with many areas devoted to the activities.

Day trips

Best excursions near Tin Can Bay holiday rentals

Tin Can Bay is the ideal base camp for exploring the diverse Gympie Region. Holiday rentals are only a short distance from some of the most exciting destinations in the region like the Gympie Gold Mining and Historical Museum, a heritage museum with artefacts related to the mining industry, and Lake Alford, a vast lake and wilderness area with opportunities for outdoor sports and wildlife viewing. The Deep Creek fossicking area is popular for digging for fossils and minerals, and the WoodWorks Museum offers historic exhibits and demonstrations about forestry in the area. You can also take in the scenery on a historic steam train trip on the Mary Valley Rattler line.


Seasonal weather in Tin Can Bay

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, December, January, February and March are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 27°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Tin Can Bay

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Tin Can Bay. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Inskip Point (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Rainbow Beach (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Phil Rogers Park (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Carlo Sand Blow (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Great Sandy National Park (16.5 mi / 26.5 km)
  • Great Sandy Strait (26.7 mi / 43 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Tin Can Bay

Fly into Maroochydore, QLD (MCY-Sunshine Coast), the closest airport, located 51.1 mi (82.2 km) from the city centre.

Food & drink

Must-try seafood in Tin Can Bay

Tin Can Bay is renowned for its excellent seafood, which can be enjoyed alfresco in seaside cafes or in the form of traditional fish and chips takeaway. Fresh prawns, crabs and local fish are on the offer in area markets and restaurants, so you can choose to dine in a restaurant and enjoy a creative twist on the local catch or try your own angling and prepare it in your holiday accommodation.


Top events near Tin Can Bay holiday accommodation

From food and fun to commemorative events, Tin Can Bay is filled with exciting festivals throughout the year. Holiday rentals give you a chance to experience some of the most exciting village events such as the Tin Can Bay Seafood Festival, a day of family fun with novelty competitions and entertainment including helicopter rides and prawn-eating competitions. The Cooloola Coast Flower Show, a market for beautiful native and exotic flowers, and the Dragonboat Regatta, a Chinese-themed boat race, are also popular attractions.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Tin Can Bay?

Our 2021 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 207 holiday rentals around Tin Can Bay. From 132 holiday houses to 52 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 Tin Can Bay is on Stayz.

Can I rent Houses in Tin Can Bay?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 132 Houses in Tin Can Bay. Our other popular types of Tin Can Bay holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 52 holiday houses
  • Studios: 51 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 7 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 Tin Can Bay?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 108 holiday homes with pool available in Tin Can Bay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.