Destination guide

The friendly city of Watson awaits you

Learn about the unique charm of Watson with a stay in a private vacation home. This welcoming city is known for its coffeehouses, shopping and local tours. EPIC and Australian War Memorial are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation 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 vacation 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 center:

  • 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 traveler 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 center:

  • 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

Traveling to and around Watson

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

How many vacation rentals are available around Watson, ACT, AU?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 145 vacation rentals around Watson. From 29 house rentals to 95 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Watson?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Watson. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Australian Defence Force Academy: 165 vacation rentals
  • Royal Canberra Golf Club: 164 vacation rentals
  • Australian Vietnam Forces National Memorial: 165 vacation rentals
  • Canberra Centre: 165 vacation rentals
  • Australian Institute of Sport: 164 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Watson listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Watson?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 29 Houses in Watson. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Watson include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 95 rentals available
  • Villas: 3 rentals available
  • Studios: 97 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 40 vacation rentals with pool available in Watson. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.