Destination guide

Take in the riverside beauty of Thames

Come and experience Thames and its history, museums and culture. This city's local tours, riverfront and fishing draw many visitors. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Thames

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Thames is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Butterfly and Orchid Garden (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • The Pinnacles (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Ngatea Water Gardens (9.9 mi / 16 km)
  • Miranda Hot Springs (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • Mount Maungaruawahine (18.5 mi / 29.7 km)
  • Williamson Park (19.2 mi / 30.9 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Thames

Fly into Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.), the closest airport, located 42.9 mi (69 km) from the city center.

Can I find a vacation rental around Thames?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 21 vacation rentals near Thames. From 12 Houses to 5 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 Thames for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Goldfields Shopping Centre: 200 vacation rentals
  • Thames War Memorial Civic Centre: 207 vacation rentals
  • School of Mines & Mineralogical Museum: 178 vacation rentals
  • Thames Historical Museum: 206 vacation rentals
  • Whangamata Beach: 516 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 12 Houses in Thames. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Thames include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 5 rentals available
  • Cabins: 2 rentals available
  • Cottages: 2 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 internet/wifi in Thames?

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