Destination guide

Choose a vacation rental for your Okato getaway

The parks and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Okato. You'll find plenty to explore during your stay in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Okato

Are you looking for things to do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Okato a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Pouakai Zoo Park (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Brooklands Zoo (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Cliff Top Garden Opunake Walkway (17.9 mi / 28.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Okato

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Okato is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Pukeiti (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Oakura Beach (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Egmont National Park (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Back Beach (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Paritutu Rock (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Sugar Loaf Marine Reserve (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Okato

Fly into New Plymouth (NPL), the closest airport, located 20.4 mi (32.8 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Okato, NZ?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 52 vacation rentals near Okato. From 34 Houses to 6 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Okato for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

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

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

  • Opunake Beach: 24 vacation rentals
  • Hurworth Cottage: 198 vacation rentals
  • Bowl of Brooklands: 200 vacation rentals
  • Mount Taranaki: 198 vacation rentals
  • Taranaki Base Hospital: 202 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 34 Houses in Okato. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Okato include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 6 rentals available
  • Cabins: 6 rentals available
  • Cottages: 6 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 Okato?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 3 vacation rentals with pool available in Okato. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.