Destination guide

The friendly area of Papanui awaits your stay

Learn about the unique charm of Papanui with a stay in a holiday home rental. Travellers especially like the shopping, cafes and spas in this welcoming and walkable city. Riccarton House and Canterbury Museum are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Papanui

Are you searching for top things to see and do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Papanui a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Jellie Park Recreation and Sport Centre (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Hagley Golf Course (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Omarino Wine Park (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Willowbank Wildlife Reserve (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Russley Golf Club (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Punting on the Avon (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Papanui

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Papanui is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • New Brighton Beach (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Hagley Park (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Christchurch Botanic Gardens (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Hagley Cricket Oval (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • The Groynes (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Riccarton Park (3.7 mi / 6 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Papanui

The nearest airport is in Christchurch (CHC-Christchurch Intl.), located 3.5 mi (5.7 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Papanui?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 21 holiday lettings around Papanui. From 17 Houses to 2 Guest houses, 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.

Can I rent Houses in Papanui?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 17 Houses in Papanui. Our other popular types of Papanui holiday rentals include:

  • Guest houses: 2 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Papanui?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 21 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Papanui. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.