Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Whangaparaoa

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Whangaparaoa. This welcoming and relaxing city entices travelers with its golfing and dolphin watching. Kelly Tarlton's Underwater World and Sky Tower are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Whangaparaoa

Do you want to discover attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Whangaparaoa a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kelly Tarlton's Underwater World (16.2 mi / 26 km)
  • Auckland Zoo (18.2 mi / 29.3 km)
  • Whangaparaoa Golf Club (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Gulf Harbour Country Club (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Peninsula Golf Club (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Snowplanet (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Whangaparaoa

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, February, January, March and December are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 72°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Whangaparaoa

Travelers appreciate the pristine beaches and beautiful ocean views, which is just a taste of what Whangaparaoa has to offer. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Whangaparaoa is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mt. Eden (18.6 mi / 29.9 km)
  • Omaha Beach (19 mi / 30.6 km)
  • Orewa Beach (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Oneroa Beach (16.2 mi / 26 km)
  • Auckland Domain (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)
  • Onetangi Beach (19.2 mi / 30.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Whangaparaoa

Fly into Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.), the closest airport, located 27.3 mi (43.9 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Whangaparaoa?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 197 house rentals around Whangaparaoa. From 118 Houses to 31 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Whangaparaoa is on HomeAway.

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

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 Whangaparaoa:

  • Manly: 25 vacation rentals
  • Stanmore Bay: 21 vacation rentals
  • Matakatia: 15 vacation rentals
  • Auckland CBD: 198 vacation rentals
  • Takapuna: 17 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 Whangaparaoa?

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

  • Gulf Harbour Country Club: 975 home rentals
  • Matakatia Bay: 939 home rentals
  • Tiritiri Matangi: 985 home rentals
  • Whangaparaoa Golf Club: 955 home rentals
  • Shakespear Regional Park: 995 home rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 118 Houses in Whangaparaoa. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Whangaparaoa include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 31 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 22 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 22 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 Whangaparaoa?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 22 vacation homes with pool available in Whangaparaoa.

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