Destination guide

Delight in the natural landscape of Helensburgh

Enjoy the temples and other features of Helensburgh. This city's waterfalls, zoo and wildlife draw many visitors. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Helensburgh

Are you searching for top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Helensburgh has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Symbio Wildlife Park (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Sublime Point Lookout (8.2 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Kareela Golf Course (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Helensburgh

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Helensburgh is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bald Hill Lookout (2.6 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Royal National Park (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Darook Park (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Gunnamatta Bay (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • Koshigaya Park (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Shelly Beach (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Helensburgh

The nearest airport is in Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.), located 20.4 mi (32.8 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Wollongong, NSW (WOL-Illawarra Regional), which is 27.9 mi (45 km) away.

Where to stay around Helensburgh?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 121 vacation rentals near Helensburgh. From 76 Houses to 19 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 Helensburgh for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Symbio Wildlife Park: 335 vacation rentals
  • Sydney Helensburg Station: 407 vacation rentals
  • Coogee Beach: 3,549 vacation rentals
  • Sydney Sydenham Station: 3,569 vacation rentals
  • Tamarama Beach: 3,616 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 76 Houses in Helensburgh. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Helensburgh include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 19 rentals available
  • Cabins: 5 rentals available
  • Cottages: 5 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Helensburgh?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 24 vacation rentals with pool available in Helensburgh. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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