Travelers are voting Cotter River, Peak River and Naas River as the best of 3 rivers near Canberra. There are 1 river near Goulburn a city just 49 km from Canberra and 2 rivers near Nowra which is 87 km distant. The most popular of these are Endrick River near Goulburn and Kangaroo River in Nowra. You can find 3 rivers in Australian Capital Territory and 139 rivers in the country of Australia. Our members favorite in Australian Capital Territory is Cotter River and Yarra River is the top pick in Australia. Want more? Check out our map of rivers near Canberra.