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Highlights Canberra

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

Best Vacation Rentals in Canberra

Guests agree: these stays are highly rated for location, cleanliness, and more.
South Canberra, Kingston
Vacation Rental • 2 Guests • 1 Bedroom
(5 reviews)
The ForeShore is a one bedroom self contained unit . The unit is on an upper floor with easy access by lift. Free parking is on road at the front and surrounding the building. Everything you require is contained in the unit. (All you need to bring is what you are going to eat and drink.)The ForeShore is in a great location handy to galleries, restaurants, walks, bike tracks, markets and Lake Burley Griffin of which you have glimpses from your private balcony. It sits just opposite the Kingston Foreshore which has plenty of drinking and dining options suited to whatever you're in the mood fo...
from $114 / night
Canberra, New South Wales
Vacation Rental • 441 ft² • 1 Bedroom
(2 reviews)
Fully independent, sunny and newly renovated apartment of 42 sqm in the heart of Gungahlin, ACT. Free wifi included The place is suitable for 3 people( one queen bed and a single foldable bed).Please contact for more details.Apartment has air conditioning and has new bamboo flooring with good size balcony, full kitchen, washer, fridge and complimentary tea and coffee making. There is one minute walk to shops, transport and restaurants.
from $121 / night
Canberra, New South Wales
Vacation Rental • 6 Guests • 3 Bedrooms
(10 reviews)
The house is filled with the essentials for you to make it your home away from home in Canberra.The open dining space and lounge/TV room greet you when you enter through the front door. Wi-Fi is available throughout the home. The dining room table accommodates 6. You are then led to a big beautiful kitchen stocked with all your culinary needs. There is a dishwasher, gas burner cooktop, oven, microwave, mixer, toaster and fridge/freezer for your convenience. Bedroom 1 - has a queen bed Bedroom 2 - has a queen bed Bedroom 3 - has a queen bed. The large window overlooks Petterd Street, has a b...
from $140 / night

Prices and availability

Current Vacation rental prices in Canberra

$168for 3 Jun - 10 Jun
$281 annual average
Average price per week

Current vacation rental availability in Canberra

30%for 3 Jun - 10 Jun
54% annual average
Percentage of available rentals

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?

Holidu offers around 290 properties in Canberra from 3 different providers, so find the perfect type of accommodation you are looking for. We've got you covered!

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