Destination guide

Friendly Glenorchy will entice you

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Glenorchy. This welcoming and walkable city entices travelers with its restaurants and gardens. Museum of Old and New Art and Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Glenorchy

Do you want to find attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Glenorchy 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:

  • Moorilla Estate (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Hobart Aquatic Centre (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Stefano Lubiana Wines (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Craigow Vineyard (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Puddleduck Vineyard (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Coal Valley Vineyard (9 mi / 14.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Glenorchy

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Glenorchy is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Mt. Wellington (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Mount Nelson Lookout (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Subantarctic Plant House (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Caldew Park (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Franklin Square (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Glenorchy

The nearest airport is in Hobart, TAS (HBA-Hobart Intl.), located 11.9 mi (19.1 km) from the city center.

If you'd rather travel by train, you can make your way to Tasmanian Transport Museum Station.

How many vacation rentals are available around Glenorchy?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 323 house rentals around Glenorchy. From 139 Houses to 109 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 Glenorchy is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Myrtle Forest: 393 home rentals
  • Claremont House: 376 home rentals
  • Tasmanian Transport Museum Station: 406 home rentals
  • Derwent Entertainment Centre: 405 home rentals
  • Royal Hobart Showground: 410 home rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 139 Houses in Glenorchy. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Glenorchy include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 109 lodging choices
  • Villas: 7 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 28 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 Glenorchy?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 4 vacation homes with pool available in Glenorchy.