Destination guide

Explore the majestic setting in Paddys River

The area's monuments and museums are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Paddys River. This city's shopping, restaurants and mountain views draw many visitors. EPIC and National Zoo and Aquarium 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 Paddys River

Are you looking for attractions to see while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Paddys River a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • National Zoo and Aquarium (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
  • Canberra and Region Visitors Centre (14.1 mi / 22.8 km)
  • CSIRO Discovery Centre (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
  • Superkarts Go Karts (16.8 mi / 27 km)
  • Kamberra Function Centre (17.5 mi / 28.2 km)
  • Brindabella Hils Winery (18.7 mi / 30.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Paddys River

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Paddys River. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • EPIC (17.8 mi / 28.7 km)
  • Australian National Botanic Gardens (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
  • Namadgi National Park (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Stromlo Forest Park (9.2 mi / 14.9 km)
  • National Arboretum Canberra (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
  • Weston Park (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)

How to get to and around Paddys River

Fly into Canberra, ACT (CBR-Canberra Intl.), the closest airport, located 15.8 mi (25.4 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Paddys River?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 53 holiday lettings near Paddys River. From 16 Houses to 25 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 Paddys River is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Namadgi National Park: 70 holiday lettings
  • Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex: 103 holiday lettings
  • Embassy of France: 104 holiday lettings
  • Canberra Theatre Centre: 104 holiday lettings
  • National Portrait Gallery: 104 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Paddys River 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 Paddys River?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 16 Houses in Paddys River. Our other popular types of Paddys River holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 25 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 5 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 28 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Paddys River?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 15 holiday homes with pool available in Paddys River. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.