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Canterbury overview

Canterbury is known for its shops. You'll enjoy the ample dining choices. Plan a fun excursion to Sydney Showground or Circular Quay. Make some time to see popular sights such as University of Sydney and Sydney Harbour Bridge. Canterbury is a family-friendly destination while offering something for everyone.

How to get to Canterbury

Fly in to Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.), 3.3 mi (5.3 km) from central Canterbury. Sydney Canterbury Station is the closest train station.

What to see around Canterbury

Sights that are especially popular with families include:
  • • Sydney International Aquatic Centre
  • • Wildlife Sydney
  • • SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium
  • • Fox Studio Australia
  • • Luna Park
Below are some favourite shopping areas for finding that perfect souvenir:
  • • Wolli Creek Village Square
  • • Westfield Burwood
  • • Marrickville Market
  • • Italian Forum
  • • Marrickville Metro
Top places to visit in the area include:
  • • University of Sydney
  • • Sydney Showground
  • • Sydney Harbour Bridge
  • • Sydney Opera House
  • • Bondi Beach

When to visit Canterbury

Wondering which time of year to travel or what clothes to pack? Here are seasonal trends to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperatures
  • January-March: 26°C day, 16°C night
  • April-June: 23°C day, 8°C night
  • July-September: 20°C day, 8°C night
  • October-December: 25°C day, 12°C night
Seasonal average rainfall
  • January-March: 323 cm
  • April-June: 377 cm
  • July-September: 273 cm
  • October-December: 218 cm
  • Family-friendly
  • Shopping
  • Dining