Destination guide

Book a holiday rental for your The Basin getaway

Learn about the unique charm of The Basin with a stay in a holiday home rental. This city has something for everyone. Dandenong Ranges National Park and Puffing Billy Steam Train are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around The Basin

Are you hoping to find things to do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes The Basin 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 (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Monbulk Winery (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • 100 Acres Reserve (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Payne's Rise Wines (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • The Eastern Golf Club (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Killara Park Estate (10.7 mi / 17.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in The Basin

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in The Basin. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Dandenong Ranges National Park (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • SkyHigh Mount Dandenong (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • 1000 Steps Kokoda Walk (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • National Rhododendron Gardens (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Alfred Nicolas Gardens (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Olinda Falls (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around The Basin

The nearest airport is in Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), located 24.4 mi (39.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), which is 28.4 mi (45.7 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around The Basin?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 214 holiday rentals around The Basin. From 85 holiday houses to 54 cabins, 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 The Basin is on Stayz.

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

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

  • Dandenong Ranges National Park: 767 holiday rentals
  • Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary: 429 holiday rentals
  • De Bortoli - Yarra Valley: 369 holiday rentals
  • Rochford Wines Yarra Valley: 443 holiday rentals
  • Four Pillars Gin: 406 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around The Basin 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 The Basin?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 85 Houses in The Basin. Our other popular types of The Basin holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 54 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 25 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 54 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in The Basin?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 15 holiday homes with pool available in The Basin. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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