Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Highett

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Highett. This city is welcoming and relaxing, recognized for its shopping, restaurants and golfing. St. Kilda Beach and Melbourne Cricket Ground are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Highett

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that Highett has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • SEA LIFE Melbourne (10 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Melbourne Zoo (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
  • Victoria Golf Club (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Royal Melbourne Golf Club (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Woodlands Golf Club (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • St. Kilda Sea Baths (7 mi / 11.2 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Highett

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, February, January, March and December are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 78°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Highett

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Highett. Here are some of the area’s most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • St. Kilda Beach (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Luna Park (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Royal Botanic Gardens (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Half Moon Bay (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Sandringham Beach (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Green Point (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
Transport

Transportation options to and around Highett

Fly into Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), the closest airport, located 17.3 mi (27.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), which is 22 mi (35.4 km) away.

You might consider catching a ride on the metro at Highett Station to easily navigate the city.

Where to stay around Highett?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,266 holiday lettings near Highett. From 255 Houses to 888 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 Highett is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Rod Laver Arena: 2,373 holiday lettings
  • Elwood Beach: 2,387 holiday lettings
  • Fawkner Memorial Park: 2,319 holiday lettings
  • University of Melbourne: 2,351 holiday lettings
  • Box Hill Hospital: 2,466 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 255 Houses in Highett. Our other popular types of Highett holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 888 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 11 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 10 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 Highett?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 331 holiday homes with pool available in Highett. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.