Destination guide

Choose a vacation rental for your Mission Bay getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Mission Bay with a stay in a private vacation home. There's no shortage of things to see and do in the area.Kelly Tarlton's Underwater World and Sky Tower are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Mission Bay

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that Mission Bay has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kelly Tarlton's Underwater World (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Auckland Zoo (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Parnell Baths (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Penny Whiting Sailing School (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Gulfwind Sailing Academy (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Chamberlain Park Public Golf Course (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Mission Bay

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Mission Bay is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mt. Eden (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Auckland Domain (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • One Tree Hill Domain (4.1 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Oneroa Beach (11.2 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Onetangi Beach (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
  • Kohimarama Beach (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Mission Bay

Fly into Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.), the closest airport, located 10.8 mi (17.4 km) from the city center.

Can I find a vacation rental around Mission Bay?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 20 vacation rentals near Mission Bay. From 9 Houses to 8 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 Mission Bay for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Mission Bay?

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 Mission Bay:

  • Auckland CBD: 296 vacation rentals
  • North Shore: 169 vacation rentals
  • Oneroa: 293 vacation rentals
  • Takapuna: 18 vacation rentals
  • Parnell: 145 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 Mission Bay?

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

  • Auckland Newmarket Station: 1,261 vacation rentals
  • New Zealand Film Archive: 1,256 vacation rentals
  • Takapuna Beach: 1,228 vacation rentals
  • Symonds Street Cemetery: 1,268 vacation rentals
  • Orewa Beach: 745 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Mission Bay 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 Mission Bay?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 9 Houses in Mission Bay. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Mission Bay include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 8 rentals available
  • Studios: 9 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Mission Bay?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 2 vacation rentals with pool available in Mission Bay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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