Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Torbay

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Torbay. This walkable city is known for its diving, kayaking and surfing. Sky Tower and Kelly Tarlton's Underwater World 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 Torbay

Are you looking for things to do in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Torbay a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kelly Tarlton's Underwater World (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Auckland Zoo (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • Takapuna Golf Course and Driving Range (6.2 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Snowplanet (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Gulf Harbour Country Club (6.4 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Peninsula Golf Club (7 mi / 11.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Torbay

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Torbay is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mt. Eden (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
  • Orewa Beach (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Auckland Domain (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • One Tree Hill Domain (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Oneroa Beach (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
  • Browns Bay Beach (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Torbay

Fly into Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.), the closest airport, located 21.3 mi (34.2 km) from the city center.

Where to stay near Torbay?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 16 house rentals near Torbay. From 12 Houses to 2 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Torbay for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Torbay:

  • Auckland CBD: 192 vacation rentals
  • Takapuna: 17 vacation rentals
  • Oneroa: 281 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 Torbay?

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

  • Piha Beach: 424 home rentals
  • Auckland National Library of New Zealand: 1,098 home rentals
  • Otara Markets: 969 home rentals
  • Auckland Newmarket Station: 1,084 home rentals
  • Otuataua Stonefields: 612 home rentals

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

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

  • Condos/Apartments: 2 lodging choices
  • Studios: 2 lodging choices

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Torbay?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 15 vacation homes with internet/wifi available in Torbay.

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