Destination guide

The friendly city of Christchurch City Centre awaits you

The area's museums and cathedral are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Christchurch City Centre. Well known for its gardens, restaurants and shopping, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Canterbury Museum and Riccarton House 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.


Activities and attractions in Christchurch City Centre

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Christchurch City Centre a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Punting on the Avon (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Hagley Golf Course (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Christchurch Golf Club (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Jellie Park Recreation and Sport Centre (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Christchurch Adventure Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Russley Golf Club (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the gardens and other natural features in Christchurch City Centre

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Christchurch City Centre is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • New Brighton Beach (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Christchurch Botanic Gardens (0.8 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Hagley Park (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Hagley Cricket Oval (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Canterbury Agricultural Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Avon Heathcote Estuary (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Christchurch City Centre

Fly into Christchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.), the closest airport, located 5.8 mi (9.3 km) from the city center.

Can I find a vacation rental around Christchurch Central?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 96 vacation rentals near Christchurch Central. From 28 Houses to 26 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Christchurch Central are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Christchurch Central?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Christchurch Central:

  • Avonhead: 27 vacation rentals
  • Sydenham: 29 vacation rentals
  • Riccarton: 33 vacation rentals
  • Burnside: 29 vacation rentals
  • Merivale: 51 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Christchurch Central?

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

  • Christchurch I-SITE: 317 vacation rentals
  • Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology: 317 vacation rentals
  • Christchurch Casino: 317 vacation rentals
  • Chalice: 318 vacation rentals
  • Southern Cross Hospital: 318 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Christchurch Central listed on HomeAway 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 Christchurch Central?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 28 Houses in Christchurch Central. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Christchurch Central include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 26 rentals available
  • Villas: 5 rentals available
  • Cabins: 10 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Christchurch Central?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 92 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Christchurch Central. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.