Destination guide

Explore the riverfront setting in Footscray

Come and experience Footscray and its art galleries, culture and theatre scene. Renowned for its university setting, riverfront and spas, this city welcomes all visitors. Melbourne Cricket Ground and St. Kilda Beach are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Footscray

Are you hoping to discover things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Footscray a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Melbourne Zoo (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • SEA LIFE Melbourne (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Melbourne Star Observation Wheel (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • State Netball Hockey Centre (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Melbourne City Baths (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Sidney Myer Music Bowl (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Footscray

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Footscray. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • St. Kilda Beach (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Royal Botanic Gardens (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Luna Park (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Westgate Park (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Royal Park (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Sandridge Beach (3.1 mi / 5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Footscray

The nearest airport is in Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), located 4.9 mi (7.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), which is 9.3 mi (15 km) away.

You can get around Footscray by catching a ride on the metro at Footscray Station, Middle Footscray Station or West Footscray Station.

Where to stay near Footscray?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,901 holiday rentals near Footscray. From 325 Houses to 1,439 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Footscray 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 Footscray?

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

  • Footscray Station: 2,172 holiday rentals
  • Melbourne Central: 2,133 holiday rentals
  • St. Kilda Beach: 2,201 holiday rentals
  • Melbourne Cricket Ground: 2,139 holiday rentals
  • Melbourne City Marina: 2,131 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 325 Houses in Footscray. Our other popular types of Footscray holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,439 holiday houses
  • Villas: 5 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 16 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 Footscray?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 559 holiday homes with pool available in Footscray. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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