Destination guide

The historical city of Nicholls awaits you

The area's history and museums are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Nicholls. This city's shopping, theme park and restaurants draw many visitors. EPIC and Canberra Stadium are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Nicholls

Do you want to discover attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Nicholls a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • National Zoo and Aquarium (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Cockington Green (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Kamberra Function Centre (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • CSIRO Discovery Centre (6.1 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Mount Majura Vineyard (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Wallaroo Wines, Hall (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Nicholls

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Nicholls is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • EPIC (4.1 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Australian National Botanic Gardens (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Mount Majura (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Mount Ainslie (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • City Hill (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Glebe Park (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Nicholls

Fly into Canberra, ACT (CBR-Canberra Intl.), the closest airport, located 9.9 mi (15.9 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay around Nicholls?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 76 holiday lettings near Nicholls. From 21 Houses to 38 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Nicholls 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 Nicholls?

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

  • Cockington Green: 103 holiday lettings
  • Federation Square: 102 holiday lettings
  • National Dinosaur Museum: 102 holiday lettings
  • Australian Defence Force Academy: 105 holiday lettings
  • Canberra Centre: 105 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 21 Houses in Nicholls. Our other popular types of Nicholls holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 38 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 8 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Nicholls?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 23 holiday homes with pool available in Nicholls. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.