Rainbow Beach Accommodation

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Rainbow Beach
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Apartment Rainbow Beach
-30%
e.g. 8/08 - 15/08
Apartment ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Rainbow Beach, Gympie Regional, Australia
from $288 $410
stayz
5.0
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Book a dreamlike holiday letting for as little as $84 per night by exploring the 368 options on offer in Rainbow Beach. With HomeToGo you can easily search and compare the prices of each rental from different partner websites to find the best price and save up to 30%.

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Rent a holiday home, apartment or cottage on Rainbow Beach from just $84 per night

House Rainbow Beach 6
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Rainbow Beach, Gympie Regional, Australia
from $131
stayz
4.2
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House Rainbow Beach 6
In high demand
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Rainbow Beach, Gympie Regional, Australia
from $118
stayz
4.5
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Apartment Rainbow Beach 6
-22%
e.g. 30/01 - 6/02
Apartment ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Rainbow Beach, Gympie Regional, Australia
from $364 $464
stayz
4.9
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House Rainbow Beach 6
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Rainbow Beach, Gympie Regional, Australia
from $88
stayz
4.8
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Apartment Rainbow Beach 4
Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Rainbow Beach, Gympie Regional, Australia
from $89
stayz
4.4
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House Rainbow Beach 8
House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms
Rainbow Beach, Gympie Regional, Australia
from $131
stayz
5.0
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House Rainbow Beach 8
In high demand
House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Rainbow Beach, Gympie Regional, Australia
from $206
stayz
4.4
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House Rainbow Beach 6
In high demand
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Rainbow Beach, Gympie Regional, Australia
from $232
stayz
4.9
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House Rainbow Beach 6
In high demand
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Rainbow Beach, Gympie Regional, Australia
from $136
stayz
4.5
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Apartments and vacation rentals with a kitchen

House Kitchen Rainbow Beach
In high demand
Kitchen
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Rainbow Beach, Gympie Regional, Australia
from $136
stayz
5.0
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Apartment Kitchen Rainbow Beach
Kitchen
Apartment ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Rainbow Beach, Gympie Regional, Australia
from $136
stayz
4.6
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Apartment Kitchen Rainbow Beach
Kitchen
Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Rainbow Beach, Gympie Regional, Australia
from $126
stayz
5.0
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Vacation rentals and apartments with air conditioning

House Aircondition Rainbow Beach
Aircondition
House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms
Rainbow Beach, Gympie Regional, Australia
from $169
stayz
4.0
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House Aircondition Rainbow Beach
In high demand
Aircondition
House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms
Rainbow Beach, Gympie Regional, Australia
from $215
stayz
4.9
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House Aircondition Rainbow Beach
Aircondition
House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms
Rainbow Beach, Gympie Regional, Australia
from $203
stayz
4.2
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Vacation homes and cottages with a garden

House Yard Rainbow Beach
Yard
House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Rainbow Beach, Gympie Regional, Australia
from $232
stayz
5.0
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Apartment Yard Rainbow Beach
Yard
Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Rainbow Beach, Gympie Regional, Australia
from $154
stayz
5.0
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House Yard Rainbow Beach
In high demand
Yard
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Rainbow Beach, Gympie Regional, Australia
from $164
stayz
4.9
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Popular holiday rental amenities on Rainbow Beach

  • Kitchen (318)
  • Washing machine (282)
  • Microwave (271)
  • Dishwasher (233)
  • Air conditioning (226)
  • Parking (158)
  • TV (147)
  • Yard (125)
  • No smoking (108)
  • Internet (101)
  • Pool (93)
  • BBQ (87)

Lettings can be chosen based on various criteria. Just above, you can see the total number of rentals that include a specific feature in Rainbow Beach. Rainbow Beach is the right destination to look for a letting if you dislike handwashing dishes or you never miss an episode of your favourite show, as the most common amenities are dishwashers and TVs. Begin your holiday planning in advance if you love sweating the stress away in saunas or you want a letting with a fireplace. There are just 2 properties listed providing saunas and 3 rentals including fireplaces.

Accommodation options for your holiday on Rainbow Beach

Nearly half of the properties (47.09%) in Rainbow Beach are house rentals. They are the most typical properties there. In addition, house rentals here have a median price $240 a night and an average size of 109 m². Moreover, this type of accommodation tends to be optimal for large groups, since the majority of house rentals can welcome groups of 8. Holidaymakers looking for something other than house rentals can also find many apartment rentals, which are the second most popular type of accommodation in Rainbow Beach. These properties cost $240 per night, on average, and have an average size of 206 m².

Plan a holiday at Rainbow Beach, the east coast's adventure playground

Nestled on Australia's east coast, the beautiful town of Rainbow Beach is the perfect stop for travellers who want to explore the fantastic beach of Noosa, and the world-famous Fraser Island, which is the biggest sand island in the world. This beautiful coastal town has idyllic beaches and national parks to provide you with all kinds of unforgettable experiences which make it the ultimate beach holiday destination in Eastern Australia.

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How to get to Rainbow Beach?

Getting to Your Rainbow Beach Holiday House

The nearest major airport to Rainbow Beach is Brisbane Airport, 238km away. Once there, you can travel by the Greyhound bus service to arrive at your Rainbow Beach accommodation home. The shortest journey time is about 4 hours and 45 minutes. The smaller Maroochydore Airport and Hervey Bay Airport are both less than 2 hours' drive from Rainbow Beach.

The drive from Brisbane takes approximately 2 hours and 45min. Head north on the M1 Bruce Highway until you reach Gympie. From Gympie, turn east onto Tin Can Bay Road. After 40km, veer right onto Rainbow Beach Road and follow it all the way to town. If you have a 4WD vehicle, you can also drive up the beautiful coastline of Great Sandy National Park north of Noosa via Cooloola. The journey along the shore is spectacular when tides are low.

Where to find the best food on Rainbow Beach?

Eating out in Rainbow Beach

If you are passionate about good coffee, then its worth paying a visit to Cafe Jilarty. An artist-run cafe, Cafe Jilarty has an art gallery that features the works of many local artists. Aside from its gorgeous art space, the cafe has an eclectic mix of gift ideas for all occasions. It also offers a tasty breakfast menu, backpacker specials, as well as gluten-free, vegan options. Pop by Coffee Rocks and boost your day with a power breakfast paired with a premium blend of Clandestino coffee.

Arcobaleno On The Beach is an Italian restaurant and another local town favourite. The restaurant has a great atmosphere and a lovely courtyard with warm, friendly staff who will ensure you have a memorable dining experience. They also do a fantastic job of serving guests delicious pasta and crispy, wood-fired pizzas all week long. Another restaurant worth visiting is the Pavilion Restaurant and Bar. Set in a subtropical location, the ambiance is lovely and relaxing. Guests can indulge with the chef's specials and other main entrées such as the Fisherman's basket, paella and rack of lamb.

What are the best activities for families on Rainbow Beach?

Kayak with the dolphins

Rainbow Beach is a breathtaking destination in which to enjoy holidays with your loved ones. The kids will be thrilled by the sights of dolphins as they are fun and playful and give great photo opportunities. Ride a ferry from Carlo Point to encounter these fascinating creatures on Tin Can Bay. You will love the rare experience of communing with marine life as you go dolphin feeding and sea kayaking.

If you want to take the little ones on a nature-infused excursion, then venture into the pristine Noosa Everglades on a wildlife river cruise. Marvel at the many different species of animals, birds and plants as you cruise along the mirror-like surface of the waterways and calm lakes of Queensland's best-kept secret.

Where are the unique attractions on Rainbow Beach?

Indulge yourself in nature's wonders

The town of Rainbow Beach is named after its most popular natural attraction, its multi-coloured cliffs. Witness these truly magnificent colours during an early morning hike as these coloured sand cliffs arc around the Wide Bay and offer a breathtaking panoramic view from the lighthouse at Double Island Point. Explore Great Sandy National Park and make Seary’s Creek your final stop. Swim, play or simply float in the water in this beautifully clear creek. Spend the afternoon strolling along a picturesque boardwalk or reading a book under in the shade.

Learn how to surf with the experts at the Rainbow Beach Surf Centre. The surf centre will teach you how to ride the longest beginner waves in Australia. Adventure seekers can also head off to Carlo Sand Blow as they try adrenaline pumping adventures such as hand gliding, paragliding and skydiving. For scuba diving enthusiasts, Wolf Rock in Double Island Point offers world-class diving sites just right on the tip of Fraser Island. Finally, end the day watching the golden sunset as you sail across the waters of the Great Sandy Strait.

What are the best events and festivals on Rainbow Beach?

Brushes by the Sea and the Bay to Bay Trailable Yacht Race

Art-lovers will fall in love with this popular yearly event. The Brushes by the Sea festival holds a brilliant collection of competitive artwork from local artists. Works submitted in the competition can range in a number of categories including the local area category which showcases the beauty and uniqueness of the town and the unique beauty of its surroundings.

Every year, almost a hundred yachts will have their spectacular spinnakers flying, as their sail across the magnificent waters of the Great Sandy Strait. Considered as one of Queensland's biggest yacht races and the second largest in Australia, spectators can watch how sailors will navigate from the Tin Can Bay, before finishing the race on Hervey Bay.

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