Destination guide

Delight in the lakeside landscape of Wellsford

The lake and wildlife create a pretty picture of Wellsford. Renowned for its boating, water skiing and kayaking, this city welcomes all visitors. Omaha Beach and SheepWorld 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 Wellsford

Do you want to find attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Wellsford a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Warkworth Golf Club (10.6 mi / 17 km)
  • Ascension Vineyard (10.8 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Random Wines (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Heron's Flight (12.1 mi / 19.4 km)
  • Omaha Beach Golf Club (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Wellsford

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Wellsford is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Omaha Beach (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
  • Parry Kauri Park (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
  • Pakiri Beach (12.4 mi / 20 km)
  • Brick Bay Sculpture Trail (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Mangawhai Heads Beach (15.5 mi / 25 km)
  • Goat Island (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Wellsford

Fly into Whangarei (WRE), the closest airport, located 37.3 mi (60 km) from the city center.

Can I find a vacation rental around Wellsford?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 17 vacation rentals near Wellsford. From 11 Houses to 4 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Wellsford for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Omaha Beach: 318 vacation rentals
  • Orewa Beach: 745 vacation rentals
  • Matakana Village: 393 vacation rentals
  • Goat Island: 419 vacation rentals
  • Mangawhai Heads Beach: 354 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 11 Houses in Wellsford. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Wellsford include:

  • Cabins: 4 rentals available
  • Cottages: 4 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 4 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Wellsford?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 3 vacation rentals with pool available in Wellsford. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.