Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Highett

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Highett. This city is welcoming and relaxing, recognised for its shopping, restaurants and golfing. St. Kilda Beach and Melbourne Cricket Ground are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Highett

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that Highett has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • SEA LIFE Melbourne (10 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Melbourne Zoo (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
  • Victoria Golf Club (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Royal Melbourne Golf Club (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Woodlands Golf Club (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • St. Kilda Sea Baths (7 mi / 11.2 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Highett

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, February, January, March and December are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 25°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Highett

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Highett. Here are some of the area’s most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • St. Kilda Beach (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Luna Park (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Royal Botanic Gardens (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Half Moon Bay (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Sandringham Beach (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Green Point (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
Transport

Transport options to and around Highett

Fly into Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), the closest airport, located 17.3 mi (27.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), which is 22 mi (35.4 km) away.

You might consider catching a ride on the metro at Highett Station to easily navigate the city.

Where to stay near Highett?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,065 holiday rentals near Highett. From 230 Houses to 11 Bungalows, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Highett for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in Highett?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 230 Houses in Highett. Our other popular types of Highett holiday rentals include:

  • Bungalows: 11 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 11 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 11 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Highett?

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