Discover a selection of 5,000 vacation rentals in Greater Sydney, AU that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including air conditioning and kitchens. Prices start at $111 per night, and condos and houses are popular options for a stay in Greater Sydney. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

See Sydney and all it has to offer in the land down under

Set along the east coast of Australia, Sydney pulsates with energy, both on water and land. The city's harbor buzzes with activity, as ships sail under massive bridges and weekend adventurers turn the waterway into a personal playground. Book a Sydney vacation rental and spend your days and nights exploring a lively downtown, where countless restaurants, bars, and shops sit alongside skyscrapers. Parks, aquariums, and zoos help you connect with nature in the heart of this major metropolis, while sandy beaches give you the chance to work on your tan.

Things to do

From the arts to aquariums, Sydney provides all kinds of fun

Dominating the city's skyline, the iconic Sydney Opera House is an arts center that stages operas, plays, music and dance, as well as offers guided tours. If you're looking for a big thrill, walk across the Sydney Harbour Bridge or climb its enormous arch. If you're staying in a Sydney vacation rental with kids, they'll love the Royal Botanic Garden, which features rose gardens and a dinosaur-themed children's garden. The Taronga Zoo, home to 340 animals, and Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, where more than 13,000 fish and sea creatures swim, are also nearby.

Activities

Surfing and shopping the day away in Sydney

Take just 1 step from your Sydney vacation rental and you'll discover a host of activities. Featuring white sand shores, Australia's beloved Bondi Beach offers excellent conditions for sunbathing and surfing the waves. It's also home to a waterfront public pool. Back on land, walkers and joggers can explore cliffside trails that offer sweeping panoramas of the landscape. Darling Harbour is Sydney's popular waterfront district, home to shopping centers, restaurants, bars, and casinos. The area also hosts farmers' markets, festivals, and concerts throughout the year.

Weather

Surf, sand, and sunshine… but not as much as you think!

Despite its reputation as a beach city with year-round sunshine, Sydney receives a lot of rain, averaging close to 50 inches each year. If you're visiting Sydney in February or April, the city's wettest months, make sure you bring an umbrella and galoshes. Winter (June through August) and fall (March through May) feature mild daytime temperatures in the 60s. Things warm up into the low 70s in the spring, which is September through November. By summer, December through February, the city nears the 80s and becomes very humid.

Natural features

Hopping with excitement—kangaroos in nature

Water plays a big role in Sydney's landscape. Not only is the city surrounded by the world's largest natural harbor, the Sydney Harbor, but the Tasmanian Sea lies just to east. If you have time, book a boat ride in the harbor, and take in the sweeping views of the city's skyline. Blue Mountains National Park, 2.5-hours west of the city, is home to rugged mountains, towering waterfalls, narrow canyons, and craggy rocks. The mountains and foothills are also home to some of Australia's most famous residents—kangaroos, koalas, and dingoes.

How many vacation rentals are available around Greater Sydney, AU?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 5,030 vacation rentals around Greater Sydney. From 2,253 condo and apartment rentals to 2,181 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Greater Sydney?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Greater Sydney. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Sydney CBD: 2,195 vacation rentals
  • Sydney: 3,349 vacation rentals
  • Manly: 1,428 vacation rentals
  • Bondi Beach: 371 vacation rentals
  • Palm Beach: 1,193 vacation rentals

And Vrbo offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Greater Sydney! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Greater Sydney?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Greater Sydney:

  • Sydney: 3,349 rentals
  • Manly: 1,428 rentals
  • Bondi Beach: 371 rentals
  • Palm Beach: 1,193 rentals
  • Pokolbin: 508 rentals

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

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to Greater Sydney?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Greater Sydney are:

  • Sydney Airport (SYD): 3,689 vacation rentals
  • Sydney, NSW (RSE-Rose Bay Seaplane Base): 4,037 vacation rentals
  • Palm Beach, NSW (LBH-Palm Beach Seaplane Base): 2,914 vacation rentals

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Greater Sydney?

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

  • Sturt Gallery: 430 rentals
  • Sydney Opera House: 4,128 rentals
  • Darling Harbour: 1,514 rentals
  • Manly Quarantine Station: 4,231 rentals
  • North Head Quarantine Station: 4,232 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Greater Sydney listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

Explore destinations around Greater Sydney

Sydney
3,349 vacation rentals
Manly
1,428 vacation rentals
Bondi Beach
371 vacation rentals
Palm Beach
1,193 vacation rentals
Pokolbin
508 vacation rentals
Katoomba
541 vacation rentals
Avoca Beach
1,327 vacation rentals
Leura
538 vacation rentals
Blackheath
565 vacation rentals
The Entrance
787 vacation rentals
Coogee
3,036 vacation rentals
Copacabana
1,205 vacation rentals
Bowral
261 vacation rentals
Pyrmont
3,341 vacation rentals
Darlinghurst
3,302 vacation rentals
Surry Hills
3,286 vacation rentals
Millers Point
3,332 vacation rentals
Pearl Beach
1,362 vacation rentals
Avalon Beach
1,063 vacation rentals
Mosman
3,338 vacation rentals