Destination guide

The beachside setting of Waipu is ready to explore

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Waipu. This trendy and relaxing city is well known for its spas, camping and cafes. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Seasonal weather in Waipu

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, February, January, March and December are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 22°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Waipu

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Waipu is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Waipu Cove Beach (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Lang's Beach (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Waipu Caves (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Ruakaka Beach (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Mangawhai Heads Beach (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Mount Manaia (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Waipu

Fly into Whangarei (WRE), the closest airport, located 17.5 mi (28.2 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Waipu?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 314 holiday rentals around Waipu. From 268 holiday houses to 9 flats & 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 Waipu is on Stayz.

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

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

  • Lang's Beach: 371 holiday rentals
  • Waipu Cove Beach: 394 holiday rentals
  • Waipu Museum: 422 holiday rentals
  • Omaha Beach: 309 holiday rentals
  • Pakiri Beach: 447 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 268 Houses in Waipu. Our other popular types of Waipu holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 9 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 18 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 18 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Waipu?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 10 holiday homes with pool available in Waipu. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.