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Destination guide

Head to the theatrical city of Emerald

Enjoy the theatre scene and other features of Emerald. This welcoming city attracts visitors thanks to its shopping and restaurants. Puffing Billy Steam Train and Dandenong Ranges National Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Emerald

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Emerald a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Puffing Billy Steam Train (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Monbulk Winery (5.6 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Payne's Rise Wines (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Rayners Stone Fruit Orchard (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Killara Park Estate (12 mi / 19.4 km)
  • Bulong Estate (14.3 mi / 23 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Emerald

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Emerald is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Dandenong Ranges National Park (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Sherbrooke Forest (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Grants Picnic Area (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Alfred Nicolas Gardens (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • National Rhododendron Gardens (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
  • 1000 Steps Kokoda Walk (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Emerald

Fly into Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), the closest airport, located 33.1 mi (53.3 km) from the city centre.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Melbourne Emerald Station or Melbourne Lakeside Station and explore the city from there.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Emerald?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 169 holiday rentals around Emerald. From 55 cottages to 55 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 Emerald is on Stayz.

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

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

  • Melbourne Lakeside Station: 391 holiday rentals
  • Melbourne Emerald Station: 372 holiday rentals
  • Gemco Community Theatre: 367 holiday rentals
  • Dandenong Ranges National Park: 653 holiday rentals
  • Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary: 394 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Emerald 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 Cottages in Emerald?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 55 Cottages in Emerald. Our other popular types of Emerald holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 55 holiday houses
  • Houses: 128 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 55 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Emerald?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 10 holiday homes with pool available in Emerald. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.