Destination guide

Head to the charming city of Downer

Enjoy the wineries and other features of Downer. This romantic and welcoming city entices travellers with its shopping and restaurants. EPIC and Canberra Stadium 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.


Activities and attractions in Downer

Are you searching for attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Downer a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • National Zoo and Aquarium (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Kamberra Function Centre (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • CSIRO Discovery Centre (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Mount Majura Vineyard (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Canberra and Region Visitors Centre (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Cockington Green (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Downer

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Downer is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • EPIC (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Australian National Botanic Gardens (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Mount Ainslie (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Mount Majura (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Glebe Park (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • City Hill (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Downer

Fly into Canberra, ACT (CBR-Canberra Intl.), the closest airport, located 5.1 mi (8.3 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Downer?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 125 holiday rentals around Downer. From 29 holiday houses to 75 flats & apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Downer is on Stayz.

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

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Downer. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Kamberra Function Centre: 161 holiday rentals
  • Royal Canberra Golf Club: 161 holiday rentals
  • Manuka Oval: 160 holiday rentals
  • Canberra Museum and Gallery: 161 holiday rentals
  • Canberra Hospital: 159 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Downer listed on Stayz 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 Downer?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 29 Houses in Downer. Our other popular types of Downer holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 75 holiday houses
  • Villas: 3 holiday houses
  • Studios: 79 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Downer?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 38 holiday homes with pool available in Downer. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.