Destination guide

Why people love visiting charming Deakin

Enjoy the monuments and other features of Deakin. This romantic city allures visitors with its restaurants and shopping. EPIC and Parliament House are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Deakin

Are you looking for attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Deakin a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • National Zoo and Aquarium (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Canberra and Region Visitors Centre (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • CSIRO Discovery Centre (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Kamberra Function Centre (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Superkarts Go Karts (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Mount Majura Vineyard (8 mi / 12.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Deakin

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Deakin is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • EPIC (6.4 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Australian National Botanic Gardens (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Lake Burley Griffin (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Weston Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Commonwealth Park (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • King's Park (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Deakin

The nearest airport is in Canberra, ACT (CBR-Canberra Intl.), located 5 mi (8 km) from the city center.

Can I find a vacation rental around Deakin?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 119 vacation rentals near Deakin. From 26 Houses to 71 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 Deakin for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Royal Australian Mint: 129 vacation rentals
  • Canberra Centre: 130 vacation rentals
  • Australian Defence Force Academy: 130 vacation rentals
  • Royal Canberra Golf Club: 130 vacation rentals
  • Australian Vietnam Forces National Memorial: 130 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 26 Houses in Deakin. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Deakin include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 71 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 Deakin?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 28 vacation rentals with pool available in Deakin. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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