Destination guide

Settle into holiday homes to rent in Stanthorpe

Stanthorpe is a small town in southeast Queensland and is a great place to book holiday homes to rent for its many nearby attractions and adventures. From here you can enjoy historic and heritage-listed sites, nature walks, shopping and other amenities. Stanthorpe is part of Australian wine country, and there are plenty of parks and landmarks as well as shopping, dining and entertainment for the whole family. Travelling here can be an unforgettable experience whether it’s for a family holiday, business trip or romantic getaway.

History

Historic sites near Stanthorpe holiday rentals

If history is more your thing, there are a wide variety of heritage and historic sites near your Stanthorpe holiday accommodation. El Arish is a heritage-listed house and gardens built in the 1880s and modified in the 1930s. The Masel Residence was designed by famed architect Charles William Thomas Fulton, and is also known as the Diamond Residence. The Sundown Tin and Copper Mine dates back to the late 19th century and offers historic tours. The Stanthorpe Soldiers Memorial honours soldiers who fought and died in World War I.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Stanthorpe

Are you searching for attractions to visit in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Stanthorpe a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Stanthorpe Sports and Country Club (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Severn Brae Estate (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Lawdogs Australia (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Ravens Croft Wines Cellar Door (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Summit Estate Wines (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Symphony Hill Winery (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Stanthorpe

Travellers enjoy Stanthorpe for its wildlife and riverfront. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Stanthorpe is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Stanthorpe Sports and Country Club (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Girraween National Park (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Bald Rock National Park (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Stanthorpe

If you're travelling by train, you can make your way to Stanthorpe Station.

How to get around

Getting around Stanthorpe holiday homes

Travel to and around your Stanthorpe holiday accommodation can be accomplished in a variety of ways. Buses run from the town to nearby cities such as Brisbane for those looking to take day trips. Car hires are a preferred way to travel for many people, as they give you the means to explore as you like, whether it’s for a day trip or a self-guided tour around the community. Walking and cycling are also popular ways to experience nature trails and local heritage sites. Stanthorpe also offers train service specifically to holiday visitors.

Food & drink 

Food and drink to try in Stanthorpe

Regional food near Stanthorpe holiday homes is based around seafood. Particularly popular are Moreton Bay bugs, mud crabs, tiger prawns, mackerel, sea scallops and fresh barramundi that are prepared in a wide variety of ways. Queensland is also wine country, and trying a regional vintage is a must. The region is also known as the home of Bundaberg Rum, a sweet beverage made with local cane sugar. Locally grown macadamia nuts are used in creative ways in both savoury and sweet dishes across the region that must be experienced.

Essential info

Key facts about Stanthorpe holiday homes

Stanthorpe is a centre of hospitality and is a holiday destination for thousands of people every year. It has a subtropical highland climate with an average annual high temperature of 21.7°C and an average annual low of 8.8°C. The area near Stanthorpe holiday homes sees an average of 97.4 rainy days every year, with annual rainfall amounting to 767 mm. Australian English is the dominant language in the region. The Stanthorpe community takes pride in its history, and the town features a number of heritage-listed sites that pay homage to its founding as a tin-mining village.

Where to stay near Stanthorpe?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 43 holiday rentals near Stanthorpe. From 26 Houses to 12 Cabins, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Stanthorpe for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Stanthorpe Visitor Information Centre: 50 holiday rentals
  • Stanthorpe Sports and Country Club: 50 holiday rentals
  • Stanthorpe Station: 50 holiday rentals
  • Stanthorpe Heritage Museum: 50 holiday rentals
  • The Granite Belt: 50 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 26 Houses in Stanthorpe. Our other popular types of Stanthorpe holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 12 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 12 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 12 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Stanthorpe?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 13 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Stanthorpe. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.