Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Black Rock

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Black Rock. You'll find plenty to explore during your stay in the area. St. Kilda Beach and Melbourne Cricket Ground are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Black Rock

Do you want to find attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Black Rock a fun place to get away. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • SEA LIFE Melbourne (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Melbourne Zoo (13.4 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Royal Melbourne Golf Club (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Victoria Golf Club (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Woodlands Golf Club (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • St. Kilda Sea Baths (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Black Rock

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Black Rock is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • St. Kilda Beach (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Luna Park (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Royal Botanic Gardens (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Half Moon Bay (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Sandringham Beach (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Green Point (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Black Rock

Fly into Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), the closest airport, located 18.2 mi (29.3 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), which is 22.9 mi (36.8 km) away.

Where to stay around Black Rock?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 752 vacation rentals near Black Rock. From 190 Houses to 474 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Black Rock for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Black Rock?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Black Rock. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Melbourne Central: 2,276 vacation rentals
  • Melbourne's GPO: 2,278 vacation rentals
  • Southern Cross Station: 2,269 vacation rentals
  • The Olivia Newton-John Cancer and Wellness Centre: 2,370 vacation rentals
  • Monash University: 2,412 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Black Rock listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Black Rock?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 190 Houses in Black Rock. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Black Rock include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 474 rentals available
  • Villas: 6 rentals available
  • Cabins: 7 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Black Rock?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 130 vacation rentals with pool available in Black Rock. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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