Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Rockdale

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Rockdale. This welcoming city allures visitors with its restaurants and shopping. Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge 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 Rockdale

Are you hoping to discover things to do in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Rockdale a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kogarah Golf Course (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Ashfield Aquatic Centre (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Kareela Golf Course (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Moore Park Golf Course (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • New South Wales Golf Club (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Entertainment Quarter (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Rockdale

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Rockdale is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bondi Beach (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Lady Robinson's Beach (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Cahill Park (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Sydney Park (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Silver Beach (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Central Park (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Rockdale

The nearest airport is in Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.), located 1.9 mi (3 km) from the city center.

If you're traveling by train, the main station serving the city is Sydney Rockdale Station.

Where to stay around Rockdale, NSW, AU?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,617 vacation rentals near Rockdale. From 656 house rentals to 1,748 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Rockdale for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Rockdale?

Whether you're traveling 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 Rockdale:

  • Sydney CBD: 2,137 vacation rentals
  • Balmoral: 141 vacation rentals
  • Chatswood CBD: 61 vacation rentals
  • Kings Cross: 264 vacation rentals
  • Hyde Park: 386 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Rockdale?

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

  • Rockdale Plaza Shopping Centre: 3,539 vacation rentals
  • Darling Harbour: 1,483 vacation rentals
  • Sydney Harbour Bridge: 1,446 vacation rentals
  • Coogee Beach: 3,558 vacation rentals
  • Australia Square: 3,854 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Rockdale listed on Vrbo 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 Rockdale?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 656 Houses in Rockdale. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Rockdale include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,748 rentals available
  • Villas: 15 rentals available
  • Cabins: 27 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 Rockdale?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 562 vacation rentals with pool available in Rockdale. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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