Destination guide

The friendly area of Parnell awaits your stay

Take a vacation to Parnell and enjoy the area's monuments, live music and theater scene. Travelers like the parks, gardens and restaurants in this welcoming and walkable city. Take in top local attractions like Auckland War Memorial Museum and Auckland Domain. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Parnell

Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Parnell has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kelly Tarlton's Underwater World (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Auckland Zoo (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Parnell Baths (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Penny Whiting Sailing School (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Gulfwind Sailing Academy (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Chamberlain Park Public Golf Course (3.7 mi / 6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Parnell

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Parnell. Here 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 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Auckland Domain (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • One Tree Hill Domain (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Oneroa Beach (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • Onetangi Beach (16.8 mi / 27 km)
  • Parnell Rose Gardens (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Parnell

The nearest airport is in Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.), located 10.4 mi (16.8 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Parnell?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 97 vacation rentals near Parnell. From 10 Houses to 79 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 Parnell for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Parnell:

  • Auckland CBD: 188 vacation rentals
  • North Shore: 160 vacation rentals
  • Oneroa: 279 vacation rentals
  • Takapuna: 19 vacation rentals
  • Onetangi: 83 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 Parnell?

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

  • Parnell Baths: 1,066 vacation rentals
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum: 1,080 vacation rentals
  • Auckland Domain: 1,084 vacation rentals
  • Parnell Rose Gardens: 1,074 vacation rentals
  • Dove-Myer Robinson Park: 1,073 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 10 Houses in Parnell. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Parnell include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 79 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 6 rentals available
  • Studios: 80 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Parnell?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 32 vacation rentals with pool available in Parnell. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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