Vacation Rentals in Canberra

Vacation Rentals in Canberra

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Highlights Canberra

  • Cultural city
  • Art and museums
  • Wonderful parks
  • Wildlife paradise

Best Vacation Rentals in Canberra

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Vacation Rental for 2 Guests in North Canberra, Canberra
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North Canberra, Canberra
Vacation Rental • 2 Guests • 1 Bedroom
10.0
(15 reviews)
Great City location, walk to ANU, major amenities, bars & restaurants. Braddon is across the road.Light rail stop 2 min.This beautiful top floor apartment is the perfect choice for business travellers, visitors or those relocating to Canberra. Secure intercom access to apartment.If your travelling for work, then this luxurious space has all an executive traveller would need, including Wifi, Nespresso machine and a work space.Free allocated onsite parking. Top floor, 3rd level, no lift. Corner apartment makes it a quiet location in the complex.The apartment is a modern space beautifully ...
from $117 / night
Vacation Rental for 6 Guests in Canberra, New South Wales
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Canberra, New South Wales
Vacation Rental • 6 Guests • 3 Bedrooms
9.7
(44 reviews)
Based in Hawker, Belconnen (10 minutes from the city) this delightful 3 bedroom, completely renovated, townhouse with modern décor is just waiting for you. All the comforts of a hotel with so much more space and many extras.Featuring two queen beds and two single beds this townhouse allows for up to six guests. All beds have extremely comfortable mattresses and a range of pillows are available to suit everyone's taste. Each bed has linen supplied and there are towels for everyone.Your accommodation is complete with heating and cooling for those extra warm or cool Canberra nights.Two enclose...
from $137 / night
Vacation Rental for 6 Guests in Canberra, New South Wales
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Canberra, New South Wales
Vacation Rental • 1163 ft² • 3 Bedrooms
9.7
(13 reviews)
SpaceLiving Room:The living room has a 55 inch smart TV with comfy Sofa.Bedroom:All three bedrooms have queen-sized beds topped with fresh linen. The linen is professionally cleaned and pressed for your stay.Bathroom:There is a shower and a bathtub available. I will provide complimentary towels, toilet paper, shampoo and body wash.Kitchen:The Kitchen is fully equipped for cooking basic meals.Laundry Room:A washer and dryer are available to use, as well as an iron and ironing board.* * *NO Drunk, NO Drugs, NO Parties, NO illegal* We reserve the right to terminate your stay if you break the r...
from $150 / night

Prices and availability

Current Vacation rental prices in Canberra

$309for 1 Jun - 8 Jun
$285 annual average
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Current vacation rental availability in Canberra

39%for 1 Jun - 8 Jun
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Vacation rentals in Canberra

rentals in Australia’s capital city

When you think Canberra, think award-winning restaurants, educational museums, and oodles of natural beauty right in the heart of the city. Australia’s national capital is a delicious destination surrounded by parkland, lakes and native bush. Immerse yourself in history and culture at Canberra’s wonderful galleries, and enjoy gastronomic delights at many of the country’s most highly-rated restaurants.

rentals for the Aussie lifestyle

Brisbane boasts an array of modern and stylish rentals that embody luxury urban living. From small studios in luxurious complexes to modern, detached rentals suitable for large groups, just take your pick. Swimming pools, BBQs, outdoor furniture, Australian living is epitomized in Canberra’s gorgeous rentals.

Vacations in Canberra

The area and getting around

Explore Australia’s most important city

Located in the far southeast of Australia, 3 hours’ drive from Sydney, Canberra is one of the world’s most unexpected capital cities. It offers an unparalleled fusion of urban and natural landscapes, with a huge lake cutting right through the center of the city, and more parkland per square meter than any other city in the world.

A revived city with trendy neighborhoods

Previously Canberra had a reputation as a bit of an outlier, a villager’s city with little to attract big city lovers. But whilst its Bush Capital status is still intact, the city now coexists alongside a lively cafe scene and creative artisans. The neighborhood Braddon is at the heart of this revival, the hippest part of the city; this is where you will find independent food outlets, characterful bars with the finest local beers, and the local trendy crowd.

Travelers and activities

Canberra for wildlife lovers

Canberra’s National Zoo & Aquarium is one of the city’s prime attractions. A must-see, as it were. Home to over 70 species and 150 animals from all over the world, it draws visitors from far and wide to come face-to-face with its koalas, kangaroos, lions, tigers, zebras, giraffes, monkeys, reptiles and a wide variety of marine species that can be seen in the underwater observation tunnel. Your tour of the facilities can be accompanied by an expert wildlife keeper who knows all the animals in the park and who will bring their lives to life, as it were.

Canberra for museum aficionados

No less than you would expect from the capital city of such a prominent country, Canberra is a world-class museum city. Only hear for the weekend? Check out these two options. Art fan? The National Gallery of Australia opened its doors in 1967 and is one of the largest and most important art museums in Australia, housing 166,000 works of art from around the world. More into history? The National Museum of Australia takes you on a journey from the colonization period until the country’s transition to modernity via exciting artifacts, illustrations, models and many other interesting and valuable objects artifacts that showcase the different periods of the history of Canberra and the country as a whole.

Canberra was named one of Lonely Planet’s Top Cities to visit in 2018!

Top 5 travel tips in Canberra

1. Explore Australia’s most important building

The Australian Parliament House is the country’s most historic and important venue. Open to the public, you can take a tour of the interior and even watch the MPs in session from the public galleries above. The building is also home to Australian historical treasures and valuable pieces of fine contemporary art.

2. Get active (or not!) at Canberra’s huge lake

Burley Griffin Lake is the masterful centerpiece of Canberra, an imposing man-made lake celebrated for its 40km of shoreline providing recreational activities such as rowing, fishing, sailing and swimming. Lazy like me? It’s also the perfect spot for kicking back with a picnic and a good book!

3. Bring your family to Weston Park

Another large, natural area in the heart of the city, Weston Park also offers a wealth of recreational activities, as well as exciting family-friendly attractions such as miniature golf, a mini train and a labyrinth.

4. Take in the best view of the city

The National Arboretum Canberra is a mosaic of forests and gardens offering stunning vistas of the city and first-class entertainment options. The garden boasts a collection of 94 forests categorized as one of the largest living collections in the world, and unparagoned panoramic views of the entire city.

5. Unleash your inner scientist

Questacon National Science and Technology center draws tourists from far and wide to its more than 200 interactive, hands-on exhibits and 8 themed galleries. Don’t miss the theater where thrilling scientific experiments are conducted live!

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Canberra

On average, how much do vacation rentals in Canberra cost?

Our data shows that Canberra had an average price of $216 per night, a relatively high one for a city in Australia.

During which months can you find the best price for vacation rentals in Canberra?

]If you are looking to get the most out of your money, the cheapest months to visit Canberra are October ($207 the average per night for accommodation), March ($207), and February ($210).

During which months are vacation rentals more expensive in Canberra?

Last year, the month that offered the highest average prices in Canberra was July, with an average price of $226 per night. This was followed by January, with an average of $226, and then December, with $224.

Is it necessary to plan a trip to Canberra well in advance?

When going on vacation to Canberra, we recommend you to be proactive as 80% of rentals are usually booked, according to the data from last year.

What time of the year can I find more available vacation rentals?

The most available months are, on average, October (with an availability of 42%), September (40%), and August (39%), according to the trends observed in the prior year.

During which months is it more difficult to find available vacation rentals?

Vacation rentals in Canberra reach their peak in demand in June, with an availability rate of 5%. The second most requested month is April, with 6%, and the third is May with 8%. During this period, the availability is only 6%. It is therefore preferable to book early.

How many vacation rentals are there in Canberra?

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