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Experience Queenscliff with holiday homes to rent

Queenscliff has been a seaside resort town for over a century now, and its appeal and attractions have only gotten better in all that time. With its Victorian-era heritage and stunning location on the south side of Port Phillip Bay, it’s easy to see why Queenscliff is such a popular holiday location for people from all over the world. Book your holiday home to rent in Queenscliff, and you can enjoy both thrilling and relaxing seaside adventures by Port Phillip Bay.


Historical sites near Queenscliff holiday homes

European occupation of Queenscliff dates back to the early 19th century, and there’s been a wealth of history since then. Some of that history lives on today, thanks to the numerous historical sites that can be found near local holiday homes. You can visit Fort Queenscliff Museum to learn all about the eponymous 19th-century coastal artillery fort. It’s packed with historical artefacts and objects, and you even have the opportunity to try on historical uniforms. You may also want to visit the Queenscliffe Maritime Museum. Here, you’ll find insight into 200 years of nautical history showcasing shipwrecks, technologies, and numerous seafaring stories from brave sailors. If that’s not enough for you, you can find even more artefacts at the Queenscliffe Historical Museum that showcases both Queenscliff and Point Lonsdale history.


Sightseeing in and around Queenscliff

Are you searching for attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Queenscliff a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Queenscliff Golf Course (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Lonsdale Golf Club (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Sorrento Golf Club (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • McGlashan's Wallington Estate (6.9 mi / 11 km)
  • Adventure Park Geelong (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Barwon Heads Golf Club (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Queenscliff

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Queenscliff is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Point Lonsdale Beach (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Port Phillip Heads Marine National Park (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Point Nepean National Park (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Portsea Back Beach (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Raffs Beach (7.7 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Sorrento Front Beach (7.7 mi / 12.3 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Queenscliff

Fly into Melbourne, VIC (AVV-Avalon), the closest airport, located 19 mi (30.6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), which is 39.7 mi (63.9 km) away.

How to get around

Transport to your Queenscliff holiday rentals

Most of the entire Port Phillip Bay area is easy to get around, and Queenscliff is no exception. Domestic travellers can fly in through Avalon Airport just 53 km away, but international flights have to touch down at Melbourne Airport first. Once you’re in the Bellarine Peninsula area, however, there are numerous bus services that can get you to Queenscliff. You can even take the train line to Geelong and find a bus for the rest of the way. There are car hires available as well, but if you’re travelling from Sorrento, there’s a ferry that can take you across the water straight to Queenscliff holiday rentals, every hour on the hour.


Events near Queenscliff holiday homes

There’s no shortage of exciting events to attend near Queenscliff holiday homes. If you’re in town on Good Friday, you can attend the Queenscliff Seafood Feast. This food festival strives to raise money for children’s hospitals as local fishermen donate their fresh catches to serve everyone who attends. The Queenscliff Music Festival is even more popular. This November weekend festival sees musical artists both domestic and international perform on multiple outdoor stages. Additionally, Queenscliff is home to the Toast to the Coast event. Hop on the tour for this event, and you can enjoy samplings of the best wines from across the Bellarine Peninsula.

Where to stay near Queenscliff?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,366 holiday rentals near Queenscliff. From 1,169 Houses to 90 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Queenscliff is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Queenscliff?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Queenscliff. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Sorrento Front Beach: 3,056 holiday rentals
  • Mornington Peninsula National Park: 2,971 holiday rentals
  • Portarlington Waterfront: 1,496 holiday rentals
  • Portsea Back Beach: 2,935 holiday rentals
  • Point Impossible Nudist Beach: 1,618 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Queenscliff listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Queenscliff?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,169 Houses in Queenscliff. Our other popular types of Queenscliff holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 90 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 25 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 25 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Queenscliff?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 262 holiday homes with pool available in Queenscliff. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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