Destination guide

Delight in the waterfront landscape of Docklands

Learn about the unique charm of Docklands with a stay in a holiday home rental. This welcoming city attracts visitors thanks to its sporting events and skyscrapers. Melbourne Cricket Ground and St. Kilda Beach are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, Vrbo has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in Docklands

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Docklands a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • SEA LIFE Melbourne (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Melbourne Zoo (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Melbourne Star Observation Wheel (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Melbourne City Baths (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Sidney Myer Music Bowl (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • State Netball Hockey Centre (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Docklands

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Docklands is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • St. Kilda Beach (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Royal Botanic Gardens (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Luna Park (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Flagstaff Gardens (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Alexandra Gardens (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Carlton Gardens (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Docklands

The nearest airport is in Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), located 6.6 mi (10.7 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), which is 11.4 mi (18.3 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station serving the city is Spencer Street Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Docklands?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 1,661 vacation rentals near Docklands. From 1,244 flats & apartments to 328 houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Docklands for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Docklands?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Docklands. From Vrbo UK travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Melbourne City Marina: 1,856 vacation rentals
  • Spencer Street Station: 1,857 vacation rentals
  • ArtVo: 1,849 vacation rentals
  • Melbourne Star Observation Wheel: 1,855 vacation rentals
  • O'Brien Group Arena: 1,855 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Docklands listed on Vrbo UK 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 Flats in Docklands?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 1,244 Flats in Docklands. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Docklands include:

  • Houses: 328 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 59 rentals available
  • Studios: 1,278 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Docklands?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 405 vacation rentals with pool available in Docklands. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.