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 highlights

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)
Transport

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.

Where to stay around Deakin?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 110 holiday lettings near Deakin. From 27 Houses to 62 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Deakin 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: 118 holiday lettings
  • Namadgi National Park: 88 holiday lettings
  • Embassy of France: 121 holiday lettings
  • Canberra Theatre Centre: 121 holiday lettings
  • National Portrait Gallery: 121 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 27 Houses in Deakin. Our other popular types of Deakin holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 62 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 28 holiday homes with pool available in Deakin. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.