Destination guide

Enjoy Killcare in holiday homes to rent

With pristine beaches and magnificent parkland, Killcare is an ideal destination for a secluded escape. Indigenous cultural heritage sites, remote campgrounds, protected marine habitats, mysterious shipwrecks and spectacular vantage points offer endless opportunities for fun and sightseeing in Killcare, all within reach of holiday homes to rent.


Activities and attractions in Killcare

Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Killcare a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Palm Beach Golf Club (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • The Entertainment Grounds (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Gosford Golf Course (7.4 mi / 12 km)
  • Breakers Country Club (7.9 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Avalon Golf Course (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Australian Reptile Park (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
Outdoor activities

Must-try sports near Killcare holiday homes

Killcare and its surroundings are ideal for a variety of outdoor adventures. Bushwalking, mountain biking, swimming, fishing, surfing and whale watching are all popular ways to explore and enjoy the landscape and national park, though you can also take leisurely coastal walks to take in the view. Whatever your inclination, holiday homes in Killcare give you plenty of opportunities for outdoor fun.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Killcare

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Killcare is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Putty Beach (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Pretty Beach Park (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Bouddi National Park (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Pelican Island Nature Reserve (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Copacabana Beach (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Governor Phillip Park (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)

Best beaches near Killcare holiday rentals

Plenty of pristine beaches providing fun in the sun are found near holiday homes in Killcare. Putty Beach, a tranquil beach with calm surf for young children, and Killcare Beach, a golden-sand beach with a forested backdrop and shallow waters, are two of the top beaches. You could also visit Lobster Beach, a curving, sheltered beach with a serene atmosphere that’s popular for swimming and snorkelling, and Broken Head Beach, a kid-friendly beach with a lake for swimming.

How to get there

Transport to and around Killcare

The nearest airport is in Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.), located 30.6 mi (49.2 km) from the city centre.

How to get around

Transport to your Killcare holiday accommodation

Getting to Killcare is easy by car or ferry. From Sydney, the trip to the peninsula is about 90 minutes, and the ferry from Palm Beach to Wagstaffe is roughly 30 minutes. Once there, you can use buses, taxis or a car hire to get around, though many travellers prefer to take advantage of the landscape and use mountain biking or walking trails to get to and from holiday rentals.

Food & drink 

Sample regional delicacies in Killcare

Cuisine in Killcare reflects the flavours of the region and the influences of Thai, Japanese, Greek, Vietnamese, African, Indian and Italian culinary culture. With the abundant ocean and waterways, fresh-caught seafood is always on the menu, particularly varieties of snapper, barramundi, prawns and tuna, with creative preparations. Whatever your taste, you’ll find numerous restaurants near your holiday accommodation to enjoy the unique flavours of New South Wales and Killcare.

Where to stay near Killcare?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,659 holiday rentals near Killcare. From 1,226 Houses to 279 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Killcare 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 Killcare?

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

  • Putty Beach: 2,436 holiday rentals
  • Hardy's Bay: 2,330 holiday rentals
  • Killcare Village Shops: 2,323 holiday rentals
  • Copacabana Beach: 2,121 holiday rentals
  • Bouddi National Park: 2,235 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,226 Houses in Killcare. Our other popular types of Killcare holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 279 holiday houses
  • Villas: 30 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 44 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Killcare?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 408 holiday homes with pool available in Killcare. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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