Destination guide

Delight in the riverside landscape of Burwood

The parks and riverfront create a pretty picture of Burwood. This welcoming and walkable city entices travelers with its university setting and golfing. Melbourne Cricket Ground and St. Kilda Beach are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in Burwood

Do you want to find things to do in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Burwood a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • SEA LIFE Melbourne (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Melbourne Zoo (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Puffing Billy Steam Train (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Studley Park Boathouse (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Yarra Bend Golf Course (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Collingwood Children's Farm (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Burwood

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Burwood is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • St. Kilda Beach (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Luna Park (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Royal Botanic Gardens (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Dandenong Ranges National Park (13 mi / 20.9 km)
  • Yarra Bend Park (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Fitzroy Gardens (7.4 mi / 12 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Burwood

Fly into Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), the closest airport, located 14.4 mi (23.2 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), which is 19 mi (30.5 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Burwood?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 2,187 house rentals around Burwood. From 355 Houses to 1,669 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 Burwood is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Deakin University: 2,577 home rentals
  • Melbourne Central: 2,444 home rentals
  • St. Kilda Beach: 2,460 home rentals
  • Melbourne's GPO: 2,459 home rentals
  • Melbourne Recital Centre: 2,446 home rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 355 Houses in Burwood. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Burwood include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,669 lodging choices
  • Villas: 16 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 12 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 Burwood?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 691 vacation homes with pool available in Burwood.