Destination guide

The waterfront setting of Auckland Central Business District is ready to explore

Enjoy the museums and other features of Auckland Central Business District. Well known for its shopping, restaurants and local tours, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Take in top local attractions like Sky Tower and Queen Street Shopping District. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Auckland Central Business District

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that Auckland Central Business District has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kelly Tarlton's Underwater World (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Auckland Zoo (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Penny Whiting Sailing School (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Gulfwind Sailing Academy (1.3 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Parnell Baths (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Chamberlain Park Public Golf Course (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Auckland Central Business District

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Auckland Central Business District is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mt. Eden (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Auckland Domain (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • One Tree Hill Domain (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Oneroa Beach (14.4 mi / 23.1 km)
  • Albert Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Victoria Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Auckland Central Business District

Fly into Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.), the closest airport, located 11 mi (17.7 km) from the city center.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station is Auckland Britomart Station.

Where to stay around Auckland CBD?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 192 vacation rentals near Auckland CBD. From 13 Houses to 158 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 Auckland CBD for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Auckland CBD?

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 Auckland CBD:

  • North Shore: 156 vacation rentals
  • Oneroa: 279 vacation rentals
  • Takapuna: 17 vacation rentals
  • Parnell: 99 vacation rentals
  • Remuera: 39 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 Auckland CBD?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Auckland CBD. 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: 1,087 vacation rentals
  • Symonds Street Cemetery: 1,094 vacation rentals
  • Auckland Central City Library: 1,091 vacation rentals
  • Viaduct Harbour: 1,093 vacation rentals
  • Vector Arena: 1,094 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Auckland CBD 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 Auckland CBD?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 13 Houses in Auckland CBD. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Auckland CBD include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 158 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 pool in Auckland CBD?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 80 vacation rentals with pool available in Auckland CBD. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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