Destination guide

Delight in the oceanfront landscape of Williamstown

The ocean views and lake create a pretty picture of Williamstown. This walkable city is known for its boating, cafés and biking. St. Kilda Beach and Melbourne Cricket Ground are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Williamstown

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Williamstown a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • SEA LIFE Melbourne (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Melbourne Zoo (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Melbourne Seaplanes (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • St Kilda Pier (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • St. Kilda Sea Baths (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Melbourne Star Observation Wheel (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Williamstown

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Williamstown is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • St. Kilda Beach (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Luna Park (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Royal Botanic Gardens (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Williamstown Botanic Gardens (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Sandridge Beach (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Westgate Park (2.5 mi / 4 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Williamstown

The nearest airport is in Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), located 9.4 mi (15.1 km) from the city center. 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 13.6 mi (21.8 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, you can make your way to Williamstown Beach Station. Consider catching a ride on the metro at Williamstown Beach Station or Williamstown Station if you're interested in seeing more of the city.

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

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

  • Melbourne Seaplanes: 2,006 vacation rentals
  • North Williamstown Station: 1,999 vacation rentals
  • Williamstown Botanic Gardens: 2,001 vacation rentals
  • Jawbone Marine Sanctuary: 1,999 vacation rentals
  • Williamstown Beach Station: 1,998 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 336 Houses in Williamstown. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Williamstown include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,349 rentals available
  • Villas: 7 rentals available
  • Cabins: 16 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 Williamstown?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 526 vacation rentals with pool available in Williamstown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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