Holiday Rentals and Lettings in Canberra
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Highlights in Canberra
- Cultural city
- Art and museums
- Wonderful parks
- Wildlife paradise
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Holiday homes and baches in Canberra
When you think Canberra, think award-winning restaurants, educational museums, and oodles of natural beauty right in the heart of the city. Australia’s national capital is a delicious destination surrounded by parkland, lakes and native bush. Immerse yourself in history and culture at Canberra’s wonderful galleries, and enjoy gastronomic delights at many of the country’s most highly-rated restaurants.Homes for the Aussie lifestyle
Brisbane boasts an array of modern and stylish homes that embody luxury urban living. From small studios in luxurious complexes to modern, detached rentals suitable for large groups, just take your pick. Swimming pools, BBQs, outdoor furniture, Australian living is epitomized in Canberra’s gorgeous homes.
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The area and getting around
Located in the far southeast of Australia, 3 hours’ drive from Sydney, Canberra is one of the world’s most unexpected capital cities. It offers an unparalleled fusion of urban and natural landscapes, with a huge lake cutting right through the centre of the city, and more parkland per square meter than any other city in the world.A revived city with trendy neighbourhoods
Previously Canberra had a reputation as a bit of an outlier, a villager’s city with little to attract big city lovers. But whilst its Bush Capital status is still intact, the city now coexists alongside a lively cafe scene and creative artisans. The neighbourhood Braddon is at the heart of this revival, the hippest part of the city; this is where you will find independent food outlets, characterful bars with the finest local beers, and the local trendy crowd.
Travellers and activities
Canberra’s National Zoo & Aquarium is one of the city’s prime attractions. A must-see, as it were. Home to over 70 species and 150 animals from all over the world, it draws visitors from far and wide to come face-to-face with its koalas, kangaroos, lions, tigers, zebras, giraffes, monkeys, reptiles and a wide variety of marine species that can be seen in the underwater observation tunnel. Your tour of the facilities can be accompanied by an expert wildlife keeper who knows all the animals in the park and who will bring their lives to life, as it were.Canberra for museum aficionados
No less than you would expect from the capital city of such a prominent country, Canberra is a world-class museum city. Only hear for the weekend? Check out these two options. Art fan? The National Gallery of Australia opened its doors in 1967 and is one of the largest and most important art museums in Australia, housing 166,000 works of art from around the world. More into history? The National Museum of Australia takes you on a journey from the colonization period until the country’s transition to modernity via exciting artifacts, illustrations, models and many other interesting and valuable objects artifacts that showcase the different periods of the history of Canberra and the country as a whole.
Canberra was named one of Lonely Planet’s Top Cities to visit in 2018!
Top 5 travel tips in Canberra
The Australian Parliament House is the country’s most historic and important venue. Open to the public, you can take a tour of the interior and even watch the MPs in session from the public galleries above. The building is also home to Australian historical treasures and valuable pieces of fine contemporary art.2. Get active (or not!) at Canberra’s huge lake
Burley Griffin Lake is the masterful centrepiece of Canberra, an imposing man-made lake celebrated for its 40km of shoreline providing recreational activities such as rowing, fishing, sailing and swimming. Lazy like me? It’s also the perfect spot for kicking back with a picnic and a good book!3. Bring your family to Weston Park
Another large, natural area in the heart of the city, Weston Park also offers a wealth of recreational activities, as well as exciting family-friendly attractions such as miniature golf, a mini train and a labyrinth.4. Take in the best view of the city
The National Arboretum Canberra is a mosaic of forests and gardens offering stunning vistas of the city and first-class entertainment options. The garden boasts a collection of 94 forests categorized as one of the largest living collections in the world, and unparagoned panoramic views of the entire city.5. Unleash your inner scientist
Questacon National Science and Technology Centre draws tourists from far and wide to its more than 200 interactive, hands-on exhibits and 8 themed galleries. Don’t miss the theatre where thrilling scientific experiments are conducted live!
FAQs: Holiday Rentals & Lettings in Canberra
How much do you pay on average for holiday homes in Canberra?
Our data shows that Canberra has an average price of NZ$374.96 per night, which is a relatively high one for a city in Australia.
What time of year offers, on average, the best holiday home prices in Canberra?
If you seek to make the most of your money, the most budget-friendly months to visit Canberra are November (NZ$265.02 the average price per night for accommodation), December (NZ$266.8), and October (NZ$328.02).
In which months is it more expensive to rent a holiday home in Canberra?
Following the data observed in 2020, the costs per night for accommodation is usually higher, on average, during the months of April (NZ$462.91), May (NZ$448.69), and January (NZ$433.53).
Is Canberra a good location for a last-minute getaway?
If you decide to discover Canberra, we recommend planning your travels in advance because it tends to be very high in demand, with an annual average occupation of 79% in the year 2020.
What are the best months for a last-minute getaway?
The months that offer the most accommodation options, on average, are April (with an availability of 38.5%) May (29.2%), and September (25.75%), according to the trends observed in 2020.
During which months are there fewer holiday homes available in Canberra?
The month with the highest average booked rental figures is December (only 10.33% of properties were available on average in 2020). Followed by November (12.75%), and January (13%).
Are there many holiday homes in Canberra?
In Canberra we work with 4 different providers to give you a choice of 230 properties, so you will not be short of options!