Destination guide

Explore the waterfront setting in Balmain

Enjoy the monuments and other features of Balmain. This romantic city attracts visitors thanks to its restaurants and shopping. Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Sightseeing in and around Balmain

Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that Balmain has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Wildlife Sydney (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Luna Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Moore Park Golf Course (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Fox Studio Australia (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Entertainment Quarter (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Balmain

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Balmain. These are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bondi Beach (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Blackwattle Bay Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Balls Head Reserve (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Barangaroo Reserve (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Walsh Bay (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Chinese Garden of Friendship (1.9 mi / 3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Balmain

The nearest airport is in Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.), located 5.5 mi (8.8 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near Balmain?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,706 holiday rentals near Balmain. From 1,051 Houses to 2,415 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 Balmain is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Balmain?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Balmain:

  • Sydney CBD: 2,369 holiday homes
  • Balmoral: 150 holiday homes
  • Chatswood CBD: 66 holiday homes
  • Collaroy Beach: 31 holiday homes
  • Strawberry Hills: 258 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

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

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

  • White Bay Cruise Terminal: 4,266 holiday rentals
  • St Mary’s Hall: 4,310 holiday rentals
  • Elkington Park: 4,270 holiday rentals
  • Clontarf Cottage: 4,288 holiday rentals
  • Hampton Villa: 4,282 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,051 Houses in Balmain. Our other popular types of Balmain holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 2,415 holiday houses
  • Villas: 19 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 26 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 Balmain?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 865 holiday homes with pool available in Balmain. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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