Destination guide

Take in the lakeside beauty of Mount Wellington

The lake and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Mount Wellington. Well-liked for its shopping, restaurants and bars, this city is both welcoming and relaxing. Kelly Tarlton's Underwater World and Mt. Eden 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 Mount Wellington

Are you hoping to discover things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Mount Wellington 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 (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Auckland Zoo (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Grange Golf Course (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Parnell Baths (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Villa Maria Estate (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Rainbow's End (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Mount Wellington

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Mount Wellington. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mt. Eden (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • One Tree Hill Domain (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Auckland Domain (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Oneroa Beach (13 mi / 21 km)
  • Onetangi Beach (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
  • Cornwall Park (3 mi / 4.8 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Mount Wellington

The nearest airport is in Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.), located 7.4 mi (11.9 km) from the city center.

If you prefer to travel by train, Auckland Sylvia Park Station, Auckland Pamuere Station and Auckland Westfield Station are the main stations in the city.

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