Destination guide

Friendly Ponsonby will entice you

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

Activities

Activities and attractions in Ponsonby

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

  • 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 features

Exploring the natural landscape of Ponsonby

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

  • 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

Traveling to and around Ponsonby

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

Where to stay near Ponsonby?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 49 house rentals near Ponsonby. From 10 Houses to 24 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Ponsonby for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're travelling 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 Ponsonby:

  • Auckland CBD: 192 vacation rentals
  • Takapuna: 17 vacation rentals
  • Oneroa: 280 vacation rentals
  • Herne Bay: 39 vacation rentals
  • Freemans Bay: 105 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, 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 travelling to Ponsonby?

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

  • All Saints Anglican Church: 1,063 home rentals
  • Ponsonby Road: 1,063 home rentals
  • Piha Beach: 425 home rentals
  • Auckland National Library of New Zealand: 1,097 home rentals
  • Otara Markets: 970 home rentals

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

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

  • Condos/Apartments: 24 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 3 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 3 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Ponsonby?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 25 vacation homes with pool available in Ponsonby.

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