Destination guide

Head to the lively city of Waikanae

Come and experience Waikanae and its opera, entertainment and temples. This city's riverfront, cafés and wildlife draw many visitors. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Waikanae

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Waikanae is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Nga Manu Nature Reserve (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Waikanae Beach (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Paraparaumu Beach (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Raumati Beach (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Otaki Gorge (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Otaki Beach (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Waikanae

The nearest airport is in Paraparaumu (PPQ), located 4.3 mi (7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Wellington (WLG-Wellington Intl.), which is 34.1 mi (54.9 km) away.

Where to stay around Waikanae Beach?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 153 vacation rentals near Waikanae Beach. From 124 Houses to 6 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Waikanae Beach for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Waikanae Beach?

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

  • Plimmerton Beach: 290 vacation rentals
  • Paraparaumu Beach: 192 vacation rentals
  • Trentham Racecourse: 288 vacation rentals
  • Paekakiri Beach: 202 vacation rentals
  • Porirua Kenepuru Station: 214 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Waikanae Beach listed on HomeAway 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 Waikanae Beach?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 124 Houses in Waikanae Beach. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Waikanae Beach include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 6 rentals available
  • Villas: 2 rentals available
  • Cabins: 8 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 Waikanae Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 10 vacation rentals with pool available in Waikanae Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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