Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Johnsonville

Learn about the unique charm of Johnsonville with a stay in a private vacation home. Well-liked for its cafés, bars and shopping, this city is both welcoming and walkable. Westpac Stadium and Old St Paul's 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 Johnsonville

Do you want to discover things to do in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Johnsonville a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Wellington Cable Car (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Wellington Zoo (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • The Weta Cave (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Johnsonville

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Johnsonville is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Botanic Gardens (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Mount Victoria Lookout (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Petone Foreshore (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Matiu - Somes Island (4.1 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Makara Beach (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Frank Kitts Park (5 mi / 8 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Johnsonville

Fly into Wellington (WLG-Wellington Intl.), the closest airport, located 7.7 mi (12.4 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Paraparaumu (PPQ), which is 23.9 mi (38.5 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Johnsonville Station or Johnsonville Raroa Station and explore the city from there.

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

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

  • Johnsonville Station: 179 vacation rentals
  • Johnsonville Raroa Station: 176 vacation rentals
  • New Zealand Film Archive: 168 vacation rentals
  • Newtown Park: 163 vacation rentals
  • Trentham Racecourse: 285 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 3 Houses in Johnsonville. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Johnsonville include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 4 rentals available
  • Studios: 4 rentals available

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

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 8 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Johnsonville. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.