Destination guide

Why people love visiting scenic North Shore Sydney

The wildlife and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in North Shore Sydney. This scenic city attracts visitors thanks to its zoo and golfing. Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in North Shore Sydney

Do you want to find attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes North Shore Sydney a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • The Concourse (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Chatswood Golf Club (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Killara Golf Club (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Luna Park (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Taronga Zoo (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium (6 mi / 9.6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in North Shore Sydney

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, North Shore Sydney is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bondi Beach (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Lane Cove National Park (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Killara City Park (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • St. Leonards Park (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Balls Head Reserve (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Walsh Bay (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around North Shore Sydney

The nearest airport is in Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.), located 10.4 mi (16.7 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer to travel by train, Sydney Roseville Station, Sydney Lindfield Station and Sydney Chatswood Station are the main stations in the city.

Where to stay near North Shore?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,429 holiday rentals near North Shore. From 1,043 Houses to 2,112 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 North Shore is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in North Shore?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in North Shore. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Central Coast: 2,191 holiday rentals
  • Berowra Waters: 115 holiday rentals
  • South Coast: 4,970 holiday rentals
  • Sydney: 3,161 holiday rentals
  • Killcare: 1,522 holiday rentals

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in North Shore! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in North Shore?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in North Shore with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Berowra Waters: 115 holiday homes
  • Sydney: 3,161 holiday homes
  • Killcare: 1,522 holiday homes
  • Cornwallis: 51 holiday homes
  • Terrigal: 1,287 holiday homes

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

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to North Shore?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in North Shore are:

  • Sydney, NSW (RSE-Rose Bay Seaplane Base): 3,765 holiday houses
  • Sydney Airport (SYD): 3,472 holiday houses
  • Palm Beach, NSW (LBH-Palm Beach Seaplane Base): 2,752 holiday houses

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in North Shore?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in North Shore. From HomeAway travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Darling Harbour: 1,409 holiday rentals
  • Australia Square: 3,796 holiday rentals
  • Market City: 3,706 holiday rentals
  • Copacabana Beach: 1,954 holiday rentals
  • Sydney Harbour Bridge: 1,363 holiday rentals

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

Explore destinations around North Shore

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