Destination guide

Find the perfect vacation rental for your Canterbury getaway

Experience the unique character of Canterbury with a stay in a vacation home rental. There's no shortage of things to see and do in the area.Sydney Showground and Sydney Harbour Bridge are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around Canterbury

Do you want to discover attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Canterbury a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Ashfield Aquatic Centre (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Kogarah Golf Course (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Sydney International Aquatic Centre (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Wildlife Sydney (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Moore Park Golf Course (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Canterbury

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Canterbury 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 center:

  • Bondi Beach (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Cahill Park (2.8 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Sydney Park (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Lady Robinson's Beach (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Blackwattle Bay Park (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Bicentennial Park (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)

Transportation options to and around Canterbury

The nearest airport is in Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.), located 3.3 mi (5.3 km) from the city center.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station serving the city is Sydney Canterbury Station.

Where to stay around Canterbury?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,433 holiday lettings near Canterbury. From 692 Houses to 23 Bungalows, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Canterbury is on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in Canterbury?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 692 Houses in Canterbury. Our other popular types of Canterbury holiday rentals include:

  • Bungalows: 23 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 23 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 23 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Canterbury?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 575 holiday homes with pool available in Canterbury. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.