Destination guide

The friendly area of Burnside awaits your stay

Enjoy the museums and other features of Burnside. Travellers especially like the restaurants, gardens and bars in this welcoming and romantic city. International Antarctic Centre and Riccarton House are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Burnside

Do you want to discover things to do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Burnside a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Russley Golf Club (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Jellie Park Recreation and Sport Centre (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Omarino Wine Park (1.3 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Harewood Golf Club (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Willowbank Wildlife Reserve (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Hagley Golf Course (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Burnside

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Burnside is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • New Brighton Beach (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Riccarton Park (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Hagley Park (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Christchurch Botanic Gardens (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Hagley Cricket Oval (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Canterbury Agricultural Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Burnside

The nearest airport is in Christchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.), located 1.7 mi (2.7 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Burnside?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 28 holiday lettings around Burnside. From 21 houses to 2 villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Burnside?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Burnside:

  • Sydenham: 29 holiday homes
  • Riccarton: 36 holiday homes
  • Ilam: 34 holiday homes
  • Christchurch Central: 98 holiday homes
  • Avonhead: 30 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Burnside? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Burnside. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Jellie Park Recreation and Sport Centre: 344 holiday lettings
  • Russley Golf Club: 342 holiday lettings
  • Bridge of Remembrance: 343 holiday lettings
  • Sumner Beach: 367 holiday lettings
  • New Brighton Beach: 339 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Burnside listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Burnside?

Yes, of course. offers 21 Houses in Burnside. Our other popular types of Burnside holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Guest houses: 2 self catering accommodations
  • House: 21 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Burnside?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 3 holiday homes with pool available in Burnside. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.