Destination guide

Why people love visiting adventurous Piha

The rainforest, beaches and wildlife display a scene truly unique to Piha. Renowned for its surfing, university setting and parks, this city welcomes all visitors. Mt. Eden and Sky Tower are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Piha

Do you want to discover things to do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Piha a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Auckland Zoo (14.1 mi / 22.6 km)
  • Waitakere Golf Club (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Rain Forest Express (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Artisan Wine (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Babich Wines (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Titirangi Golf Club (11.2 mi / 18 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Piha

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Piha is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mt. Eden (16 mi / 25.8 km)
  • Piha Beach (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • One Tree Hill Domain (16.6 mi / 26.8 km)
  • Auckland Domain (17.1 mi / 27.5 km)
  • Waitakere Ranges (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Karekare Falls (2.5 mi / 4 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Piha

Fly into Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.), the closest airport, located 16.7 mi (26.8 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Piha?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 94 vacation rentals near Piha. From 66 Houses to 4 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 Piha for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Piha:

  • Auckland CBD: 249 vacation rentals
  • North Shore: 170 vacation rentals
  • Takapuna: 19 vacation rentals
  • Parnell: 124 vacation rentals
  • Remuera: 50 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 Piha?

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

  • Piha Surf School: 520 vacation rentals
  • Auckland Newmarket Station: 1,199 vacation rentals
  • New Zealand Film Archive: 1,195 vacation rentals
  • Takapuna Beach: 1,163 vacation rentals
  • Symonds Street Cemetery: 1,205 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 66 Houses in Piha. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Piha include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 4 rentals available
  • Cabins: 12 rentals available
  • Cottages: 12 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Piha?

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

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