Destination guide

Friendly Ponsonby will entice you

Learn about the unique charm of Ponsonby with a stay in a holiday home rental. This walkable and welcoming city is well known for its restaurants, bars and shopping. Sky Tower and Mt. Eden are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Ponsonby

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Ponsonby a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Kelly Tarlton's Underwater World (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Auckland Zoo (1.5 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Gulfwind Sailing Academy (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Penny Whiting Sailing School (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Chamberlain Park Public Golf Course (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Parnell Baths (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Ponsonby

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Ponsonby. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mt. Eden (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Auckland Domain (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • One Tree Hill Domain (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Oneroa Beach (15.8 mi / 25.5 km)
  • Western Park (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Victoria Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Ponsonby

The nearest airport is in Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.), located 11 mi (17.7 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Ponsonby?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 81 holiday rentals around Ponsonby. From 21 Houses to 44 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Ponsonby is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Ponsonby?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Ponsonby:

  • Auckland CBD: 327 holiday homes
  • Surfdale: 215 holiday homes
  • Epsom: 45 holiday homes
  • Freemans Bay: 183 holiday homes
  • Grey Lynn: 86 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Ponsonby?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Ponsonby. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Ponsonby Road: 1,292 holiday rentals
  • All Saints Anglican Church: 1,292 holiday rentals
  • Piha Beach: 587 holiday rentals
  • Orewa Beach: 776 holiday rentals
  • Cable Bay Vineyard: 1,175 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Ponsonby listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Ponsonby?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 21 Houses in Ponsonby. Our other popular types of Ponsonby holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 44 holiday houses
  • Villas: 2 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 2 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Ponsonby?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 27 holiday homes with pool available in Ponsonby. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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