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Christchurch vacation rentals

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Popular amenities for Christchurch vacation rentals

Stay near Christchurch's top sights

North Hagley Park252 locals recommend
Canterbury Museum390 locals recommend
Christchurch Botanic Gardens297 locals recommend
Christchurch Art Gallery (Te Puna o Waiwhetu)304 locals recommend
Christchurch Cathedral37 locals recommend
Christchurch Gondola247 locals recommend

Quick stats about vacation rentals in Christchurch

  • Total rentals

    3.5K properties

  • Total number of reviews

    188K reviews

  • Family-friendly rentals

    1.7K properties are a good fit for families

  • Pet-friendly rentals

    430 properties allow pets

  • Rentals with a pool

    120 properties have a pool

  • Rentals with dedicated workspaces

    1.1K properties have a dedicated workspace

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How is the weather in Christchurch?

    Christchurch generally has a temperate oceanic climate. Summers, from December to February, are usually warm with average high temperatures of 72°F (22°C). Winters, from June to August, are often cool, with temperatures averaging 52°F (11°C). During winter, snowfall is not uncommon in the hilly suburb areas.

  • What are some of the best things to do in Christchurch?

    Popular activities in Christchurch include a visit to the Christchurch Gondola for stunning 360° views, exploring the landscaped grounds of the Christchurch Botanic Gardens, or experiencing the history and culture at the Canterbury Museum.

  • What is the best time of year to visit Christchurch?

    The most popular time to visit Christchurch is during the summer months, from December to February, when the weather is most favourable. Key events during this period include the World Buskers Festival in January and the Christchurch Lantern Festival in February, which celebrates the Lunar New Year.

  • What are the best places to stay in Christchurch?

    Christchurch has various lively areas to stay in. The Central City is often recommended for its close proximity to attractions and restaurants. Merivale is a stylish residential suburb known for its shopping and dining scene. For a beach-side experience, consider staying in Sumner, a coastal suburb.

  • What are the best places to visit in Christchurch?

    There are many places to explore in Christchurch. You might enjoy visiting the Christchurch Botanic Gardens, the International Antarctic Centre, or the Canterbury Museum. The Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū is another frequently visited cultural site.

  • What are some hiking trails in Christchurch?

    Christchurch has a number of engaging walking trails. The Godley Head Track provides breathtaking coastal views, Port Hills Track gives panoramic views of the city, and the Rapaki Track is a popular urban trail offering scenic views of the surrounding area.

  • What are some family activities to do in Christchurch?

    Families in Christchurch can enjoy a range of activities. Explore the Orana Wildlife Park, New Zealand's only open-range zoo, or take a punt ride on the Avon River. The Margaret Mahy Playground, one of the largest playgrounds in the Southern Hemisphere, is also a pleasant place for family fun.

  • What are some of the best day trip ideas in Christchurch?

    For a day trip, consider exploring Akaroa, a historic French and British settlement nestled in the heart of an ancient volcano. Another option is to visit Hanmer Springs, known for its thermal pools and adventure activities.

  • What are the most popular amenities for Apartment Rentals in Christchurch?

    Enhance your stay in our Apartment Rentals with the most popular amenities: over 40 homes with a bbq area, over 20 homes with a gym, over 570 homes with wifi, over 150 homes with self check-in, and more. Indulge in the ultimate retreat, tailored to your preferences.

  • Are there Christchurch vacation rentals on Airbnb with pools?

    Yes! Dive into the perfect getaway at one of over 120 vacation homes with pools in Christchurch, available on Airbnb. Make a splash and soak up the sun in style!

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