Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Northcote

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Northcote. This city is welcoming and relaxing, recognized for its restaurants, shopping and bars. Sky Tower and Kelly Tarlton's Underwater World are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Northcote

Are you searching for attractions to see in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Northcote 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 (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Auckland Zoo (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Takapuna Golf Course and Driving Range (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Penny Whiting Sailing School (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Gulfwind Sailing Academy (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Parnell Baths (3.7 mi / 6 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Northcote

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, February, January, March and December are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 72°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Northcote

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Northcote is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mt. Eden (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Auckland Domain (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • One Tree Hill Domain (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Oneroa Beach (14.7 mi / 23.6 km)
  • Orewa Beach (15.6 mi / 25 km)
  • Stancich Reserve Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Northcote

The nearest airport is in Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.), located 13.8 mi (22.3 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Northcote?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 13 house rentals around Northcote. From 10 Houses to 2 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 Northcote is on HomeAway.

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

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 Northcote:

  • Auckland CBD: 302 vacation rentals
  • Takapuna: 15 vacation rentals
  • Oneroa: 304 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 Northcote?

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

  • Piha Beach: 556 home rentals
  • Auckland National Library of New Zealand: 1,285 home rentals
  • Otara Markets: 1,151 home rentals
  • Auckland Newmarket Station: 1,274 home rentals
  • Otuataua Stonefields: 775 home rentals

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

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

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

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

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 13 vacation homes with internet/wifi available in Northcote.

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