Destination guide

Rustic Little River will entice you

The countryside and riverfront provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Little River. This relaxing and romantic city is known for its ecotours, biking and cafés. Lyttelton Harbour and New Brighton Beach are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Little River

Do you want to find things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Little River a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Christchurch Gondola (13.2 mi / 21.3 km)
  • Port Hills (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • Fishermans Bay Garden (14.7 mi / 23.6 km)
  • Christchurch Adventure Park (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
  • Punting on the Avon (18.1 mi / 29.1 km)
  • Hagley Golf Course (18.6 mi / 29.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Little River

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Little River is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • New Brighton Beach (16.6 mi / 26.7 km)
  • Lake Forsyth (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Quail Island (11 mi / 17.8 km)
  • Taylor's Mistake Beach (12.5 mi / 20.2 km)
  • Mount Cavendish (12.7 mi / 20.5 km)
  • Cave Rock (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Little River

Fly into Christchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.), the closest airport, located 23.1 mi (37.1 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Little River, NZ?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 192 vacation rentals near Little River. From 136 house rentals to 24 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Little River for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Little River?

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 Little River:

  • Christchurch Central: 99 vacation rentals
  • Avonhead: 27 vacation rentals
  • Sydenham: 29 vacation rentals
  • Riccarton: 31 vacation rentals
  • Burnside: 29 vacation rentals

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

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

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

  • Lake Forsyth: 211 vacation rentals
  • Ellangowan: 282 vacation rentals
  • Tree Crop Farm: 282 vacation rentals
  • Onawe Pa: 281 vacation rentals
  • Okains Bay Beach: 140 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Little River 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 Little River?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 136 Houses in Little River. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Little River include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 24 rentals available
  • Villas: 2 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 Little River?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 8 vacation rentals with pool available in Little River. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.