Destination guide

Take in the lush beauty of Forrest

The forests and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Forrest. Well-liked for its restaurants, shopping and bars, this city is both welcoming and romantic. EPIC and Parliament House are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Forrest

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that Forrest has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • National Zoo and Aquarium (3.3 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Canberra and Region Visitors Centre (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • CSIRO Discovery Centre (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Kamberra Function Centre (5.6 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Superkarts Go Karts (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Mount Majura Vineyard (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Forrest

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Forrest is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • EPIC (5.9 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Australian National Botanic Gardens (3 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Lake Burley Griffin (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • King's Park (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Commonwealth Park (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • City Hill (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Forrest

The nearest airport is in Canberra, ACT (CBR-Canberra Intl.), located 3.7 mi (6 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Forrest?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 95 vacation rentals near Forrest. From 27 Houses to 45 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Forrest for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Forrest?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Forrest. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Australian Defence Force Academy: 104 vacation rentals
  • Australian National University: 104 vacation rentals
  • Royal Canberra Golf Club: 104 vacation rentals
  • Australian Vietnam Forces National Memorial: 104 vacation rentals
  • Australian-American War Memorial: 104 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Forrest listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Forrest?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 27 Houses in Forrest. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Forrest include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 45 rentals available
  • Villas: 3 rentals available
  • Cabins: 2 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Forrest?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 26 vacation rentals with pool available in Forrest. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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