Destination guide

Choose a vacation rental for your Birkenhead getaway

Experience the unique character of Birkenhead with a stay in a vacation home rental. One of the city's many top draws is its shopping. Sky Tower and Mt. Eden are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Birkenhead

Are you searching for things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Birkenhead a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kelly Tarlton's Underwater World (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Auckland Zoo (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Takapuna Golf Course and Driving Range (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Penny Whiting Sailing School (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Gulfwind Sailing Academy (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Chamberlain Park Public Golf Course (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Birkenhead

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Birkenhead is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mt. Eden (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Auckland Domain (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • One Tree Hill Domain (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Orewa Beach (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
  • Oneroa Beach (16.1 mi / 25.8 km)
  • Stancich Reserve Park (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Birkenhead

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

Where to stay around Birkenhead, Auckland City?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 20 vacation rentals near Birkenhead. From 15 house rentals to 4 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Birkenhead for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Birkenhead?

Whether you're traveling 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 Birkenhead:

  • Auckland CBD: 249 vacation rentals
  • North Shore: 170 vacation rentals
  • Oneroa: 284 vacation rentals
  • Takapuna: 19 vacation rentals
  • Parnell: 124 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Birkenhead?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Birkenhead. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Birkenhead Public Library: 1,133 vacation rentals
  • Birkenhead Artisan Market: 1,149 vacation rentals
  • Auckland Newmarket Station: 1,200 vacation rentals
  • New Zealand Film Archive: 1,197 vacation rentals
  • Takapuna Beach: 1,166 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Birkenhead listed on Vrbo 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 Birkenhead?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 15 Houses in Birkenhead. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Birkenhead include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 4 rentals available
  • Studios: 4 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Birkenhead?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 6 vacation rentals with pool available in Birkenhead. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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