Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Takapuna

The beaches and lake create a pretty picture of Takapuna. This city's sporting events, shopping and restaurants draw many visitors. Sky Tower and Kelly Tarlton's Underwater World are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Takapuna

Are you looking for attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Takapuna has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kelly Tarlton's Underwater World (4.9 mi / 8 km)
  • Auckland Zoo (6.1 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Takapuna Golf Course and Driving Range (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Penny Whiting Sailing School (3.6 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Gulfwind Sailing Academy (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Parnell Baths (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Takapuna

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

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Takapuna

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Takapuna is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mt. Eden (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Auckland Domain (5.1 mi / 8.1 km)
  • One Tree Hill Domain (7.9 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Oneroa Beach (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • Orewa Beach (14.3 mi / 23.1 km)
  • Lake Pupuke (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Takapuna

The nearest airport is in Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.), located 15.2 mi (24.5 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Takapuna?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 15 house rentals around Takapuna. From 6 Houses to 7 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 Takapuna is on HomeAway.

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

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 Takapuna:

  • Auckland CBD: 305 vacation rentals
  • Oneroa: 303 vacation rentals
  • Mission Bay: 20 vacation rentals
  • Herne Bay: 48 vacation rentals
  • Freemans Bay: 176 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 Takapuna?

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

  • Shore City Shopping Centre: 1,255 home rentals
  • Takapuna Markets: 1,253 home rentals
  • Auckland National Library of New Zealand: 1,289 home rentals
  • Otara Markets: 1,153 home rentals
  • Auckland Newmarket Station: 1,280 home rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 6 Houses in Takapuna. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Takapuna include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 7 lodging choices
  • Studios: 7 lodging choices

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Takapuna?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 5 vacation homes with pool available in Takapuna.

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