Destination guide

Explore the oceanfront setting in Opua

Enjoy the temples and other features of Opua. This city's seaside, island views and restaurants attract many visitors, and its relaxing and welcoming location add to the charm. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in Opua

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Opua a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Waitangi Golf Club (4.3 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Waitangi Mountain Bike Park (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Hundertwasser Public Toilets (5 mi / 8.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Opua

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Opua is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Paihia Beach (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Russell Beach (3.8 mi / 6 km)
  • Haruru Falls (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Long Beach (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Flagstaff Hill (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Waitangi Mountain Bike Park (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Opua

Fly into Kerikeri (KKE-Bay of Islands), the closest airport, located 11.6 mi (18.7 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Opua, NZ?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 267 vacation rentals near Opua. From 164 Houses to 44 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 Opua for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

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

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

  • Paihia Beach: 315 vacation rentals
  • Flagstaff Hill: 316 vacation rentals
  • Long Beach: 316 vacation rentals
  • Ruapekapeka Pa: 297 vacation rentals
  • Paihia Wharf: 315 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 164 Houses in Opua. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Opua include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 44 rentals available
  • Villas: 7 rentals available
  • Cabins: 33 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Opua?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 26 vacation rentals with pool available in Opua. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.