Destination guide

Choose a vacation rental for your Canterbury getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Canterbury with a stay in a private vacation home. You'll find plenty to explore during your stay in the area. Melbourne Cricket Ground and St. Kilda Beach are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Canterbury

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Canterbury has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • SEA LIFE Melbourne (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Melbourne Zoo (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Yarra Bend Golf Course (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Studley Park Boathouse (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Collingwood Children's Farm (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Fairfield Boathouse (4.3 mi / 7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Canterbury

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Canterbury is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • St. Kilda Beach (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Royal Botanic Gardens (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Luna Park (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Dandenong Ranges National Park (15.2 mi / 24.4 km)
  • Yarra Bend Park (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Fitzroy Gardens (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Canterbury

Fly into Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), the closest airport, located 11.8 mi (19 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), which is 16.3 mi (26.3 km) away.

You might consider catching a ride on the metro at Canterbury Station to easily navigate the city.

How many vacation rentals are available around Canterbury, VIC, AU?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,027 vacation rentals around Canterbury. From 348 house rentals to 1,513 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Canterbury?

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

  • Melbourne Central: 2,194 vacation rentals
  • Melbourne's GPO: 2,199 vacation rentals
  • Melbourne City Marina: 2,189 vacation rentals
  • Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre: 2,198 vacation rentals
  • Monash University: 2,332 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Canterbury listed on Vrbo 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 Canterbury?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 348 Houses in Canterbury. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Canterbury include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,513 rentals available
  • Villas: 9 rentals available
  • Cabins: 14 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 pool in Canterbury?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 645 vacation rentals with pool available in Canterbury. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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