Destination guide

Captivating Oakleigh will entice you

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Oakleigh. This welcoming city allures visitors with its shopping and cafés. 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 and around Oakleigh

Are you hoping to discover 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 Oakleigh a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • SEA LIFE Melbourne (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Melbourne Zoo (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Puffing Billy Steam Train (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • Victoria Golf Club (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Royal Melbourne Golf Club (5.9 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Woodlands Golf Club (6.8 mi / 11 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Oakleigh

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Oakleigh is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • St. Kilda Beach (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Luna Park (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Royal Botanic Gardens (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Dandenong Ranges National Park (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Brighton Beach (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Sandringham Beach (6.2 mi / 10 km)

Traveling to and around Oakleigh

The nearest airport is in Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), located 16.1 mi (26 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 20.9 mi (33.6 km) away.

Utilize the area's public transportation and catch a ride on the metro at Oakleigh Station or Huntingdale Station to more easily navigate the city.

Where to stay around Oakleigh?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,796 holiday lettings near Oakleigh. From 317 Houses to 1,337 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Oakleigh is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Oakleigh?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Oakleigh. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Rod Laver Arena: 2,250 holiday lettings
  • Melbourne's GPO: 2,011 holiday lettings
  • Elwood Beach: 2,264 holiday lettings
  • Fawkner Memorial Park: 2,212 holiday lettings
  • University of Melbourne: 2,236 holiday lettings

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

Can I rent Houses in Oakleigh?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 317 Houses in Oakleigh. Our other popular types of Oakleigh holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,337 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 12 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 12 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Oakleigh?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 556 holiday homes with pool available in Oakleigh. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.