Discover a selection of 1,000 holiday home rentals in Auckland, NZ that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Stayz holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including internet/WiFi and parking. Prices start at AU$ 95 per night, and flats & apartments and holiday houses are popular options for a stay in Auckland. Either way, you'll find holiday accommodation for everyone's needs.
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Get into nature with luxury holiday homes in Auckland City

Auckland City is the most populous urban area in the country, and it makes a great place from which to enjoy a day trip to luxury resorts in Queenstown. While the city itself has plenty of outdoor features like nearby beaches, boating opportunities and vibrant parks, it simply can't match the awe-inspiring splendour of Queenstown Lakes. Luxury accommodation options are prevalent throughout, so you'll have no problem finding a place to stay with some of the best amenities available in all types of houses, apartments and villas.


Heritage sites near Auckland city holiday homes

Auckland City has a rich military and cultural history that’s displayed in various museums and landmarks in the area. Holiday homes can be found near such sites as the Auckland War Memorial Museum, a neoclassical museum with army and regional history exhibits, and Auckland Domain, a large city park with regional museums, memorials and a blast crater from the Pukekawa volcano. The New Zealand Maritime Museum, a museum with seafaring artefacts and opportunities for sailing on a heritage vessel, and the Museum of Transport and Technology, a working technology museum with an original 1877 pump house and vintage cars, are also popular sites for history buffs.

Things to do

Attractions near Auckland City holiday rentals

Auckland City is diverse, with a variety of attractions to suit all ages and tastes. Holiday homes can be found near Sky Tower, a landmark tower with panoramic views, a revolving restaurant and bungee jumping, and Waiheke Island, a populated island with adventure tours and wineries. Nature lovers will enjoy Rangitoto Island, an active volcano with hiking trails, ocean kayaking, a pohutukawa forest and lava tubes to explore, or SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton’s Aquarium, a marine park with glass viewing tunnels and wildlife shows to experience the native aquatic species. The Auckland Zoo, a vast space with exotic animals in naturalistic environments, is also great for animal lovers.


Activities and attractions in and around Auckland

Do you want to find things to do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Auckland has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Kelly Tarlton's Underwater World (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Auckland Zoo (2.8 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Gulfwind Sailing Academy (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Parnell Baths (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Penny Whiting Sailing School (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Chamberlain Park Public Golf Course (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
Outdoor activities

Adventure near Auckland City holiday homes

New Zealand is a rich, natural playground for outdoor enthusiasts and adventurers looking for new thrills in an exciting landscape. Bungee jumping, jet boating, rafting, skydiving, ziplining, off-roading, climbing, rappelling, canyoning and caving are popular for thrill seekers in all seasons. Skiing and snowboarding are common in New Zealand winters, though most travellers seek out the water activities in the area’s beautiful oceans, rivers and lakes. Kayaking, sailing, boat cruises, diving, snorkelling, surfing, windsurfing, kitesurfing and paddle boarding opportunities are endless in Auckland City. Cycling, mountain biking, golf, motorcycling, rugby, hiking, nature walks and wildlife tours are also popular ways to explore the environment.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Auckland

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Auckland. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mt. Eden (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Auckland Domain (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • One Tree Hill Domain (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Oneroa Beach (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
  • Onetangi Beach (17.8 mi / 28.7 km)
  • Piha Beach (18 mi / 29 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Auckland

Fly into Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.), the closest airport, located 10.9 mi (17.5 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, Auckland Britomart Station, Auckland Grafton Station and Auckland Mt Eden Station are the main stations that serve the city.

How to get around

Transport to Auckland City holiday rentals

Auckland City offers several transport options to get between New Zealand islands and around the region. Planes and ferries offer regular travel between islands, and once in Auckland City, rental cars, motorhomes, buses and coaches are the preferred mode of travel. Trains and water taxis are also available, though many travellers prefer to walk or bike to nearby destinations from their holiday homes.

Food & drink

Regional cuisine in Auckland City

Auckland City shares in the Pacific Rim cuisine of New Zealand, which features delicious seafood like green-lipped mussels, crayfish, lobster, oysters and fresh-caught fish. Lamb, gourmet cheese, craft beer, fine wine and distinctive tastes derived from Polynesian culture also find their way into many of the area’s top restaurants, making Auckland City dining an experience all its own. Whatever you’re craving, eateries near local holiday accommodation offer a range of options to suit every taste.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Auckland?

Our 2022 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,077 holiday rentals around Auckland. From 394 flats & apartments to 646 holiday houses, 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 Auckland is on Stayz.

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

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 Auckland:

  • Auckland Central Business District: 246 holiday homes
  • Grey Lynn: 57 holiday homes
  • Freemans Bay: 146 holiday homes
  • Orakei: 21 holiday homes
  • Remuera: 34 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 Auckland?

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

  • Artstation: 1,034 holiday rentals
  • Mount Mangere: 897 holiday rentals
  • Kawakawa Bay: 1,043 holiday rentals
  • Henderson Sunnyvale Station: 595 holiday rentals
  • Western Springs Park: 935 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Auckland 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 Condos/Apartments in Auckland?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 394 Condos/Apartments in Auckland. Our other popular types of Auckland holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 646 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 66 holiday houses
  • Lodges: 5 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Auckland?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 178 holiday homes with pool available in Auckland. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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