Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Lilydale

Enjoy the wineries and other features of Lilydale. Travellers especially like the spas, bars and shopping in this welcoming and walkable city. Dandenong Ranges National Park and Puffing Billy Steam Train are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Lilydale

Do you want to discover attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Lilydale a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Puffing Billy Steam Train (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)
  • The Eastern Golf Club (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Croydon Golf Club at Yering Meadows (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Yering Station Winery (6.1 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Payne's Rise Wines (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Coldstream Hill Winery (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Lilydale

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Lilydale is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Dandenong Ranges National Park (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • SkyHigh Mount Dandenong (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Olinda Falls (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • National Rhododendron Gardens (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • 100 Acres Reserve (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Alfred Nicolas Gardens (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Lilydale

The nearest airport is in Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), located 24.9 mi (40.1 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), which is 28.2 mi (45.3 km) away.

Catch a ride on the metro at Lilydale Station for ease of access to the rest of the city.

Where to stay near Lilydale?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 296 holiday rentals near Lilydale. From 135 Houses to 20 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Lilydale 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 Lilydale?

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

  • Lillydale Lake: 657 holiday rentals
  • Lilydale to Warburton Rail Trail: 620 holiday rentals
  • Coldstream Hills: 603 holiday rentals
  • Lilydale Station: 680 holiday rentals
  • Dandenong Ranges National Park: 736 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 135 Houses in Lilydale. Our other popular types of Lilydale holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 20 holiday houses
  • Villas: 14 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 67 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 Lilydale?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 27 holiday homes with pool available in Lilydale. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.