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Book a vacation rental for your Cockatoo getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Cockatoo with a stay in a private vacation home. You'll find plenty to explore during your stay in the area. Puffing Billy Steam Train and Dandenong Ranges National Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Cockatoo

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Cockatoo a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Puffing Billy Steam Train (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Monbulk Winery (5.7 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Rayners Stone Fruit Orchard (9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Payne's Rise Wines (10 mi / 16 km)
  • Killara Park Estate (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Bulong Estate (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Cockatoo

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Cockatoo. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Dandenong Ranges National Park (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Grants Picnic Area (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Sherbrooke Forest (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Alfred Nicolas Gardens (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • National Rhododendron Gardens (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Olinda Falls (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Cockatoo

If you prefer train travel, the main station is Cockatoo Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Cockatoo?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 186 vacation rentals near Cockatoo. From 74 Houses to 9 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 Cockatoo for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Killara Park Estate: 471 vacation rentals
  • 1000 Steps Kokoda Walk: 1,226 vacation rentals
  • SkyHigh Mount Dandenong: 745 vacation rentals
  • Domaine Chandon Green Point Winery: 466 vacation rentals
  • Yering Station Winery: 515 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 74 Houses in Cockatoo. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Cockatoo include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 9 rentals available
  • Villas: 5 rentals available
  • Cabins: 58 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 Cockatoo?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 16 vacation rentals with pool available in Cockatoo. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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