Destination guide

The friendly area of Dandenong awaits your stay

Experience the unique character of Dandenong with a stay in a vacation home rental. This city is welcoming and relaxing, recognized for its shopping, restaurants and basketball games. St. Kilda Beach and Puffing Billy Steam Train 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.


Activities and attractions in and around Dandenong

Are you searching for attractions to visit during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Dandenong 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:

  • Puffing Billy Steam Train (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Woodlands Golf Club (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Victoria Golf Club (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Royal Melbourne Golf Club (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • 100 Acres Reserve (14.7 mi / 23.6 km)
  • Monbulk Winery (15 mi / 24.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Dandenong

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Dandenong is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. 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 (15.5 mi / 25 km)
  • Dandenong Ranges National Park (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Luna Park (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
  • Royal Botanic Gardens (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)
  • Police Paddocks Reserve (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • 1000 Steps Kokoda Walk (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Dandenong

Fly into Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), the closest airport, located 24.9 mi (40.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), which is 29.6 mi (47.7 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station is Dandenong Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Dandenong?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 150 vacation rentals near Dandenong. From 70 Houses to 31 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 Dandenong for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Drum Theatre: 2,232 vacation rentals
  • Dandenong Market: 2,239 vacation rentals
  • Dandenong Plaza: 2,212 vacation rentals
  • Melbourne Central: 2,204 vacation rentals
  • Melbourne's GPO: 2,202 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 70 Houses in Dandenong. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Dandenong include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 31 rentals available
  • Villas: 7 rentals available
  • Cabins: 8 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 Dandenong?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 12 vacation rentals with pool available in Dandenong. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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