Where to stay around North Island?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 9,947 vacation rentals near North Island. From 5,813 Houses to 2,171 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 North Island for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in North Island?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in North Island. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Auckland Region: 2,197 vacation rentals
  • Auckland City: 1,692 vacation rentals
  • Rotorua: 428 vacation rentals
  • Wellington: 177 vacation rentals
  • Taupo: 553 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in North Island! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in North Island?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in North Island:

  • Auckland City: 1,692 rentals
  • Rotorua: 428 rentals
  • Wellington: 177 rentals
  • Taupo: 553 rentals
  • Waiheke Island: 513 rentals

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

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to North Island?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in North Island are:

  • Auckland Airport (AKL): 812 vacation rentals
  • Auckland International Airport (AKL): 804 vacation rentals
  • Palmerston North Airport (PMR): 24 vacation rentals

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in North Island?

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

  • New Zealand Film Archive: 1,595 rentals
  • New Zealand Film Archive: 195 rentals
  • Hobbiton Movie Set: 75 rentals
  • Auckland Central City Library: 1,606 rentals
  • Redwoods Whakarewarewa Forest: 449 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around North Island listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

The friendly city of North Island awaits you

Experience the unique character of North Island with a stay in a vacation home rental. Travelers like the shopping, cafés and local tours in this welcoming and romantic city. For a bit of culture, visit Auckland War Memorial Museum, SheepWorld or Te Papa. 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.

Sightseeing in and around North Island

Are you hoping to find things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes North Island a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mangakino Golf Club (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
  • Te Waihou Walkway (15.5 mi / 24.9 km)
  • Monavale Blueberries (21.8 mi / 35 km)
  • Hobbiton Movie Set (21.9 mi / 35.3 km)
  • Kiwi House Native Bird Park (22.2 mi / 35.8 km)
  • Avantidrome (22.8 mi / 36.8 km)

Exploring the natural landscape of North Island

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in North Island. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sanctuary Mountain Maungatautari (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Lake Moana-Nui (13 mi / 21 km)
  • Dunham Park (13.8 mi / 22.1 km)
  • Mangakino Recreation Reserve (15.1 mi / 24.4 km)
  • Lake Karapiro (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)
  • Founders Park (27.4 mi / 44.1 km)