Destination guide

The charming city of Balmain East awaits you

Enjoy the monuments and other features of Balmain East. This romantic city attracts visitors thanks to its restaurants and shopping. Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Balmain East

Are you looking for attractions to visit during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Balmain East a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Wildlife Sydney (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Luna Park (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Taronga Zoo (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Moore Park Golf Course (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Fox Studio Australia (3.1 mi / 5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Balmain East

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Balmain East is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bondi Beach (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Barangaroo Reserve (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Walsh Bay (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Balls Head Reserve (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Blackwattle Bay Park (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Chinese Garden of Friendship (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Balmain East

The nearest airport is in Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.), located 5.7 mi (9.1 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Balmain East?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,625 holiday rentals around Balmain East. From 1,634 flats & apartments to 812 holiday houses, 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 Balmain East is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Balmain East?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Balmain East:

  • Sydney Central Business District: 1,720 holiday homes
  • Collaroy Beach: 31 holiday homes
  • Chatswood CBD: 55 holiday homes
  • Darling Harbour: 1,337 holiday homes
  • Spit Junction: 130 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

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

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

  • Waterman’s Cottage: 3,340 holiday rentals
  • Circular Quay: 3,387 holiday rentals
  • North Head Quarantine Station: 3,494 holiday rentals
  • Sydney Lyric Theatre: 3,232 holiday rentals
  • Taronga Zoo: 3,385 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Balmain East 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 Condos/Apartments in Balmain East?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 1,634 Condos/Apartments in Balmain East. Our other popular types of Balmain East holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 812 holiday houses
  • Villas: 11 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 20 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 Balmain East?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 623 holiday homes with pool available in Balmain East. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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