Destination guide

Travel to friendly Albany

Learn about the unique charm of Albany with a stay in a private vacation home. Travelers like the shopping, spas and cafés in this welcoming and relaxing city. Sky Tower and Kelly Tarlton's Underwater World 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 and attractions in and around Albany

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Albany a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kelly Tarlton's Underwater World (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Auckland Zoo (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Takapuna Golf Course and Driving Range (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Snowplanet (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Soljans Estate (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Penny Whiting Sailing School (8 mi / 12.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Albany

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Albany is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mt. Eden (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Orewa Beach (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Auckland Domain (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • One Tree Hill Domain (12.8 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Browns Bay Beach (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Long Bay Beach (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)

Transportation options to and around Albany

Fly into Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.), the closest airport, located 19.8 mi (31.9 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Albany?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 17 vacation rentals near Albany. From 8 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 Albany for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in Albany?

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

  • Condos/Apartments: 4 rentals available
  • Cabins: 2 rentals available
  • Cottages: 2 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 internet/wifi in Albany?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 15 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Albany. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.