Destination guide

Find the perfect vacation rental for your Waitakere getaway

Experience the unique character of Waitakere with a stay in a vacation home rental. One of the city's many top draws is its golfing. Sky Tower and Mt. Eden are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in Waitakere

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Waitakere a fun place to get away. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kelly Tarlton's Underwater World (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)
  • Auckland Zoo (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Waitakere Golf Club (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Babich Wines (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Kerr Farm Wine (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Artisan Wine (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Waitakere

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Waitakere is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mt. Eden (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Piha Beach (5.6 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Auckland Domain (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
  • One Tree Hill Domain (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
  • Bethells Beach (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Muriwai Beach (6.2 mi / 10 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Waitakere

Fly into Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.), the closest airport, located 17.7 mi (28.4 km) from the city center.

If you're traveling by train, the main station is Waitakere Station.

Where to stay around Waitakere?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 16 vacation rentals near Waitakere. From 9 Houses to 3 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Waitakere for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Waitakere:

  • Auckland CBD: 186 vacation rentals
  • North Shore: 166 vacation rentals
  • Takapuna: 21 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 Waitakere?

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

  • Waitakere Golf Club: 566 vacation rentals
  • Waitakere Station: 593 vacation rentals
  • Auckland Newmarket Station: 1,067 vacation rentals
  • New Zealand Film Archive: 1,071 vacation rentals
  • Takapuna Beach: 1,033 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 9 Houses in Waitakere. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Waitakere include:

  • Cabins: 3 rentals available
  • Cottages: 3 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 3 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Waitakere?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 11 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Waitakere. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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