Destination guide

The charming city of Balmain East awaits you

Enjoy the monuments and other features of Balmain East. This romantic city allures visitors with its restaurants and shopping. Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, 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 vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Balmain East a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 features

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 center:

  • 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

Traveling 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 center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Balmain East?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 3,680 house rentals around Balmain East. From 1,028 Houses to 2,410 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental 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 HomeAway.

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

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Balmain East:

  • Sydney CBD: 2,452 vacation rentals
  • Strawberry Hills: 268 vacation rentals
  • Chinatown: 465 vacation rentals
  • Collaroy Beach: 32 vacation rentals
  • Balmoral: 146 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Balmain East?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Balmain East. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Darling Harbour: 1,706 home rentals
  • Australia Square: 4,412 home rentals
  • Sydney Opera House: 4,494 home rentals
  • The Rocks Markets: 4,482 home rentals
  • Sydney Hurtsville Station: 3,993 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Balmain East listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Balmain East?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,028 Houses in Balmain East. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Balmain East include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 2,410 lodging choices
  • Villas: 19 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 25 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Balmain East?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 873 vacation homes with pool available in Balmain East.

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