Destination guide

Find the perfect vacation rental for your The Patch getaway

Experience the unique character of The Patch with a stay in a vacation home rental. 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. 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 The Patch

Are you looking for attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes The Patch a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Puffing Billy Steam Train (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Monbulk Winery (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Payne's Rise Wines (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Killara Park Estate (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Rayners Stone Fruit Orchard (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Coldstream Hill Winery (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of The Patch

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, The Patch is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Dandenong Ranges National Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Grants Picnic Area (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Sherbrooke Forest (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Alfred Nicolas Gardens (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • National Rhododendron Gardens (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Olinda Falls (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)

Traveling to and around The Patch

Fly into Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), the closest airport, located 29.7 mi (47.8 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), which is 33.8 mi (54.4 km) away.

Where to stay around The Patch?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 176 holiday lettings near The Patch. From 52 Houses to 61 Bungalows, 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 The Patch is on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in The Patch?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 52 Houses in The Patch. Our other popular types of The Patch holiday rentals include:

  • Bungalows: 61 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 61 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 61 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in The Patch?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 15 holiday homes with pool available in The Patch. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.