Destination guide

Friendly Ponsonby will entice you

Learn about the unique charm of Ponsonby with a stay in a private vacation home. This walkable and welcoming city is known for its restaurants, bars and shopping. Sky Tower and Mt. Eden are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Ponsonby

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Ponsonby 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 (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Auckland Zoo (1.5 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Gulfwind Sailing Academy (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Penny Whiting Sailing School (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Chamberlain Park Public Golf Course (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Parnell Baths (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Ponsonby

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Ponsonby. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mt. Eden (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Auckland Domain (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • One Tree Hill Domain (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Oneroa Beach (15.8 mi / 25.5 km)
  • Western Park (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Victoria Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Ponsonby

The nearest airport is in Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.), located 11 mi (17.7 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Ponsonby, Auckland City?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 69 vacation rentals around Ponsonby. From 16 house rentals to 38 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

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

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 Ponsonby:

  • Auckland CBD: 251 vacation rentals
  • North Shore: 168 vacation rentals
  • Oneroa: 280 vacation rentals
  • Takapuna: 19 vacation rentals
  • Parnell: 126 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 Ponsonby?

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

  • All Saints Anglican Church: 1,170 vacation rentals
  • Ponsonby Road: 1,173 vacation rentals
  • Auckland Newmarket Station: 1,194 vacation rentals
  • New Zealand Film Archive: 1,193 vacation rentals
  • Takapuna Beach: 1,164 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 16 Houses in Ponsonby. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Ponsonby include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 38 rentals available
  • Cabins: 3 rentals available
  • Cottages: 3 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Ponsonby?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 27 vacation rentals with pool available in Ponsonby. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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