Destination guide

Friendly Glenorchy will entice you

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Glenorchy. This welcoming and walkable city entices travelers with its restaurants and gardens. Museum of Old and New Art and Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Glenorchy

Do you want to find attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Glenorchy a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Moorilla Estate (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Hobart Aquatic Centre (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Stefano Lubiana Wines (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Craigow Vineyard (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Puddleduck Vineyard (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Coal Valley Vineyard (9 mi / 14.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Glenorchy

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Glenorchy is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Mt. Wellington (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Mount Nelson Lookout (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Subantarctic Plant House (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Caldew Park (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Franklin Square (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)

Transportation options to and around Glenorchy

The nearest airport is in Hobart, TAS (HBA-Hobart Intl.), located 11.9 mi (19.1 km) from the city center.

If you'd rather travel by train, you can make your way to Tasmanian Transport Museum Station.

Where to stay around Glenorchy?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 330 holiday lettings near Glenorchy. From 140 Houses to 116 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 Glenorchy is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Claremont House: 391 holiday lettings
  • Tasmanian Transport Museum Station: 420 holiday lettings
  • Derwent Entertainment Centre: 414 holiday lettings
  • Royal Hobart Showground: 420 holiday lettings
  • Myrtle Forest: 406 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 140 Houses in Glenorchy. Our other popular types of Glenorchy holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 116 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 6 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 26 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 Glenorchy?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 5 holiday homes with pool available in Glenorchy. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.