Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Browns Bay

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Browns Bay. This walkable and welcoming city entices travelers with its hiking and shopping. 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 and attractions in Browns Bay

Are you searching for things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Browns Bay a fun place to get away. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kelly Tarlton's Underwater World (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Auckland Zoo (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Takapuna Golf Course and Driving Range (4.9 mi / 8 km)
  • Snowplanet (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Gulf Harbour Country Club (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Penny Whiting Sailing School (8.1 mi / 13 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Browns Bay

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Browns Bay. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mt. Eden (11 mi / 17.8 km)
  • Orewa Beach (9.5 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Auckland Domain (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • One Tree Hill Domain (12.7 mi / 20.5 km)
  • Oneroa Beach (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
  • Browns Bay Beach (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Browns Bay

Fly into Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.), the closest airport, located 20 mi (32.1 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Browns Bay?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 25 house rentals around Browns Bay. From 15 Houses to 3 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 Browns Bay is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Browns Bay?

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 Browns Bay:

  • Auckland CBD: 296 vacation rentals
  • Takapuna: 16 vacation rentals
  • Oneroa: 299 vacation rentals
  • Mission Bay: 19 vacation rentals
  • Herne Bay: 48 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 Browns Bay?

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

  • Piha Beach: 557 home rentals
  • Auckland National Library of New Zealand: 1,270 home rentals
  • Otara Markets: 1,138 home rentals
  • Auckland Newmarket Station: 1,261 home rentals
  • Otuataua Stonefields: 773 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Browns Bay 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 Browns Bay?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 15 Houses in Browns Bay. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Browns Bay include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 3 lodging choices
  • Townhouses: 2 lodging choices
  • Studios: 5 lodging choices

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

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 22 vacation homes with internet/wifi available in Browns Bay.

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