Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Takapuna

The beaches and lake create a pretty picture of Takapuna. This city's sporting events, shopping and restaurants draw many visitors. Sky Tower and Kelly Tarlton's Underwater World are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Takapuna

Are you looking for attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Takapuna has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kelly Tarlton's Underwater World (4.9 mi / 8 km)
  • Auckland Zoo (6.1 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Takapuna Golf Course and Driving Range (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Penny Whiting Sailing School (3.6 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Gulfwind Sailing Academy (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Parnell Baths (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Takapuna

If you're planning a vacation around the weather, January, February, March and December are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 72°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Takapuna

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Takapuna is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mt. Eden (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Auckland Domain (5.1 mi / 8.1 km)
  • One Tree Hill Domain (7.9 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Oneroa Beach (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • Orewa Beach (14.3 mi / 23.1 km)
  • Lake Pupuke (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Takapuna

The nearest airport is in Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.), located 15.2 mi (24.5 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Takapuna?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 21 vacation rentals near Takapuna. From 8 Houses to 9 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 Takapuna for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Takapuna?

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 Takapuna:

  • Auckland CBD: 187 vacation rentals
  • North Shore: 166 vacation rentals
  • Oneroa: 269 vacation rentals
  • Parnell: 100 vacation rentals
  • Remuera: 37 vacation rentals

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

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

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

  • Takapuna Markets: 1,048 vacation rentals
  • Auckland Newmarket Station: 1,067 vacation rentals
  • New Zealand Film Archive: 1,065 vacation rentals
  • Takapuna Beach: 1,033 vacation rentals
  • Symonds Street Cemetery: 1,071 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Takapuna 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 Takapuna?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 8 Houses in Takapuna. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Takapuna include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 9 rentals available
  • Studios: 10 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Takapuna?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 4 vacation rentals with pool available in Takapuna. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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