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Destination guide

Holiday homes to rent in Geraldton

Geraldton is an urban hub in the Mid West region of Western Australia. The coastal city is located about 424 km north of Perth, Western Australia’s capital. While many travellers will visit the local beaches or scuba dive off the coast to see shipwreck remains, there are many other popular attractions as well near holidays home to rent. With its Mediterranean climate and relaxed atmosphere, Geraldton makes a great place to visit.

History

Historical sites near Geraldton holiday rentals

While at your holiday accommodation be sure to visit some attractions where you can learn more about the local history. The Museum of Geraldton displays exhibits about the indigenous people of Australia as well as the early British settlers. You can also view coins and cannons from the wreckage of the 17th-century ship the Batavia. The HMAS Sydney II Memorial honours the sunken World War II vessel with a distinctive dome made up of 645 silver gulls representing the men who lost their lives. The Old Gaol Museum and Craft Centre once served as a jailhouse but now showcases crafts from local artists.

Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Geraldton

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, February, January, March and December are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 32°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Geraldton

Travellers appreciate the pristine beaches and beautiful ocean views, which is just a taste of what Geraldton has to offer. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Geraldton is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Geraldton Beach (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Pages Beach (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Hell's Gate Beach (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
Beaches

Beaches near Geraldton holiday homes

Geraldton is well-known for its attractive beaches that offer plenty of activities. Several beaches near holiday rentals allow you to drive your car on the sand, but check with each beach for the hours that automobiles are allowed and whether certain areas are restricted. At St. Georges Beach you can swim or kitesurf, and at low tide you can view magical rock pools and lovely seashells. You can spot the majestic cast-iron Point Moore Lighthouse and the occasional horse roaming the seashore at Pages Beach. Both Glenfield Beach and Back Beach are ideal spots for surfing and bodyboarding, with April to October being the best months thanks to calmer winds.

How to get there

Travelling to and around Geraldton

The nearest airport is in Geraldton, WA (GET), located 5.5 mi (8.9 km) from the city centre.

How to get around

Transport to Geraldton holiday accommodation

The Geraldton Airport offers hourlong flights to and from Perth on a daily basis, with Qantas and Virgin Australia being the two primary airlines. You can take a 4-hour coach ride from Perth to Geraldton via the Old Railway Station. Transwa coaches also make stops at the nearby towns of Greenough and Dongara. TransGeraldton, the public bus system, takes visitors around town and to the outlying beaches. If you plan to self-drive from holiday homes, Indian Ocean Drive and Brand Highway are the main roads through the region. You will find that many attractions are within easy walking distance so you won’t need a car for most occasions.

Family friendly

Family fun near Geraldton holiday homes

Many holiday rentals allow you to bring your four-legged friend provided you follow the guidelines and keep the place clean. Your family will like the Foreshore for its water park, toddler playground and bike paths. The adjacent Esplanade offers great spots to view ships as they pass by. At Greenough Wildlife and Bird Park you can see animals including dingoes, birds and snakes, and your children will enjoy feeding the kangaroos. You can ride a small train along a 500-metre track at the Miniature Railway. The Geraldton Aquarena provides wet fun for the whole family with various pools, waterslides and a barbecue area for making your lunches.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Geraldton?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 51 holiday rentals around Geraldton. From 23 holiday houses to 12 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 Geraldton is on Stayz.

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

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

  • Geraldton Visitor Centre: 56 holiday rentals
  • Queens Park Theatre: 56 holiday rentals
  • Oakabella Homestead: 55 holiday rentals
  • Lattitude Gallery: 56 holiday rentals
  • Western Australian Museum: 55 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 23 Houses in Geraldton. Our other popular types of Geraldton holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 12 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 3 holiday houses
  • Villas: 2 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Geraldton?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 6 holiday homes with pool available in Geraldton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.