Destination guide

The waterfront setting of Auckland Central Business District is ready to explore

Enjoy the museums and other features of Auckland Central Business District. Well known for its shopping, restaurants and local tours, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Take in top local attractions like Sky Tower and Queen Street Shopping District. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Auckland Central Business District

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that Auckland Central Business District has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kelly Tarlton's Underwater World (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Auckland Zoo (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Penny Whiting Sailing School (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Gulfwind Sailing Academy (1.3 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Parnell Baths (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Chamberlain Park Public Golf Course (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Auckland Central Business District

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Auckland Central Business District is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mt. Eden (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Auckland Domain (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • One Tree Hill Domain (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Oneroa Beach (14.4 mi / 23.1 km)
  • Albert Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Victoria Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Auckland Central Business District

Fly into Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.), the closest airport, located 11 mi (17.7 km) from the city center.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station is Auckland Britomart Station.

Where to stay near Auckland CBD?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 187 house rentals near Auckland CBD. From 12 Houses to 153 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 near Auckland CBD is on HomeAway.

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

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 Auckland CBD:

  • Takapuna: 21 vacation rentals
  • Oneroa: 269 vacation rentals
  • Herne Bay: 39 vacation rentals
  • Freemans Bay: 95 vacation rentals
  • Parnell: 100 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 Auckland CBD?

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

  • Auckland National Library of New Zealand: 1,082 home rentals
  • Oedipus Rex Gallery: 1,070 home rentals
  • Viaduct Harbour: 1,072 home rentals
  • DFS Galleria Auckland: 1,081 home rentals
  • New Zealand National Maritime Museum: 1,083 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Auckland CBD 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 Auckland CBD?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 12 Houses in Auckland CBD. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Auckland CBD include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 153 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 2 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 2 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 Auckland CBD?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 80 vacation homes with pool available in Auckland CBD.

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