Destination guide

Why people love visiting charming Deakin

Enjoy the monuments and other features of Deakin. This romantic city attracts visitors thanks to its restaurants and shopping. EPIC and Parliament House are just a couple of the must-see attractions 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 holiday home and experience everything that makes Deakin a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • 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 centre:

  • 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 centre.

Where to stay around Deakin?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 94 holiday lettings near Deakin. From 26 Houses to 45 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Deakin for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Deakin?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Deakin. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Royal Australian Mint: 106 holiday lettings
  • Canberra Centre: 107 holiday lettings
  • Cockington Green: 105 holiday lettings
  • Australian Defence Force Academy: 107 holiday lettings
  • Telstra Tower: 107 holiday lettings

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 holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Deakin?

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

  • Flats: 45 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 2 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Deakin?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 25 holiday homes with pool available in Deakin. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.