Destination guide

The friendly city of Blackburn awaits you

Learn about the unique charm of Blackburn with a stay in a holiday home rental. This city's local tours, restaurants and shopping attract many visitors, as does its welcoming and walkable location. Melbourne Cricket Ground and St. Kilda Beach are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Blackburn

Are you looking for attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Blackburn a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • SEA LIFE Melbourne (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Melbourne Zoo (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Puffing Billy Steam Train (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • 100 Acres Reserve (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Yarra Bend Golf Course (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Fairfield Boathouse (8 mi / 12.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Blackburn

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Blackburn. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • St. Kilda Beach (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Royal Botanic Gardens (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Luna Park (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Dandenong Ranges National Park (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • 100 Acres Reserve (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Yarra Bend Park (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Blackburn

The nearest airport is in Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), located 15.4 mi (24.7 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), which is 19.6 mi (31.6 km) away.

Walk to nearby metro transport at Blackburn Station or Laburnum Station to easily get around the city.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Blackburn?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,118 holiday rentals around Blackburn. From 218 holiday houses to 773 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 Blackburn is on Stayz.

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

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

  • Laburnum Station: 2,539 holiday rentals
  • Blackburn Station: 2,396 holiday rentals
  • Dandenong Ranges National Park: 776 holiday rentals
  • Melbourne Cricket Ground: 2,482 holiday rentals
  • Melbourne City Marina: 2,382 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 218 Houses in Blackburn. Our other popular types of Blackburn holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 773 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 13 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 13 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Blackburn?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 176 holiday homes with pool available in Blackburn. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.