Destination guide

Find the perfect holiday rental for your Waitakere getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Waitakere with a stay in a holiday home rental. One of the city's many top draws is its golfing. Sky Tower and Mt. Eden are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in Waitakere

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Waitakere a fun place to get away to. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Kelly Tarlton's Underwater World (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)
  • Auckland Zoo (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Waitakere Golf Club (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Babich Wines (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Kerr Farm Wine (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Artisan Wine (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Waitakere

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Waitakere is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mt. Eden (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Piha Beach (5.6 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Auckland Domain (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
  • One Tree Hill Domain (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
  • Bethells Beach (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Muriwai Beach (6.2 mi / 10 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Waitakere

Fly into Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.), the closest airport, located 17.7 mi (28.4 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, the main station is Waitakere Station.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Waitakere?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 19 holiday rentals around Waitakere. From 12 holiday houses to 3 cabins, 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 Waitakere is on Stayz.

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

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 Waitakere:

  • Auckland CBD: 353 holiday homes
  • North Shore: 167 holiday homes
  • Grey Lynn: 102 holiday homes
  • Parnell: 175 holiday homes
  • Freemans Bay: 204 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 Waitakere?

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

  • Waitakere Station: 814 holiday rentals
  • Waitakere Golf Club: 778 holiday rentals
  • Princes Wharf: 1,378 holiday rentals
  • Muriwai Beach: 528 holiday rentals
  • Orewa Beach: 800 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 12 Houses in Waitakere. Our other popular types of Waitakere holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 3 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 3 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 3 holiday houses

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Waitakere?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2 holiday homes with pool available in Waitakere. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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