Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Whangaparaoa

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Whangaparaoa. This welcoming and relaxing city entices travelers with its golfing and dolphin watching. Kelly Tarlton's Underwater World and Sky Tower are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Whangaparaoa

Do you want to discover attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Whangaparaoa a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kelly Tarlton's Underwater World (16.2 mi / 26 km)
  • Auckland Zoo (18.2 mi / 29.3 km)
  • Whangaparaoa Golf Club (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Gulf Harbour Country Club (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Peninsula Golf Club (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Snowplanet (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Whangaparaoa

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, February, January, March and December are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 72°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Whangaparaoa

Travelers appreciate the pristine beaches and beautiful ocean views, which is just a taste of what Whangaparaoa has to offer. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Whangaparaoa is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mt. Eden (18.6 mi / 29.9 km)
  • Omaha Beach (19 mi / 30.6 km)
  • Orewa Beach (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Oneroa Beach (16.2 mi / 26 km)
  • Auckland Domain (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)
  • Onetangi Beach (19.2 mi / 30.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Whangaparaoa

Fly into Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.), the closest airport, located 27.3 mi (43.9 km) from the city center.

Can I find a vacation rental around Whangaparaoa?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 191 vacation rentals near Whangaparaoa. From 114 Houses to 29 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 Whangaparaoa for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Whangaparaoa:

  • Manly: 25 vacation rentals
  • Matakatia: 15 vacation rentals
  • Stanmore Bay: 20 vacation rentals
  • Auckland CBD: 192 vacation rentals
  • North Shore: 156 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 Whangaparaoa?

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

  • Gulf Harbour Country Club: 959 vacation rentals
  • Little Manly Beach: 937 vacation rentals
  • Tiritiri Matangi: 990 vacation rentals
  • Whangaparaoa Golf Club: 959 vacation rentals
  • Shakespear Regional Park: 994 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 114 Houses in Whangaparaoa. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Whangaparaoa include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 29 rentals available
  • Cabins: 22 rentals available
  • Cottages: 22 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 Whangaparaoa?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 22 vacation rentals with pool available in Whangaparaoa. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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