Destination guide

The friendly city of Watson awaits you

Learn about the unique charm of Watson with a stay in a holiday home rental. This welcoming city is known for its coffee shops, shopping and local tours. EPIC and Australian War Memorial are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Sightseeing in and around Watson

Are you hoping to discover things to do during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Watson has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • National Zoo and Aquarium (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Kamberra Function Centre (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Mount Majura Vineyard (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • CSIRO Discovery Centre (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Canberra and Region Visitors Centre (4.1 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Cockington Green (5 mi / 8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Watson

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Watson is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • EPIC (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Australian National Botanic Gardens (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Mount Majura (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Mount Ainslie (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Glebe Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • City Hill (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Watson

The nearest airport is in Canberra, ACT (CBR-Canberra Intl.), located 5.3 mi (8.6 km) from the city centre.

Can I find a vacation rental around Watson?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 123 vacation rentals near Watson. From 36 houses to 81 flats & apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Watson for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

Can I rent Houses in Watson?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 36 Houses in Watson. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Watson include:

  • Flats: 81 rentals available
  • Villas: 3 rentals available
  • Studios: 83 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Watson?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 44 vacation rentals with pool available in Watson. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.