Discover a selection of 1,000 vacation rentals in Auckland, NZ that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including WiFi and swimming pools. Prices start at $113 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Auckland. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Top rated rentals — Auckland
Destination guide

Take in the waterfront beauty of Auckland

The area's museums and monuments are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Auckland. Well known for its shopping, restaurants and local tours, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in and around Auckland

Are you searching for attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that Auckland has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Auckland Zoo (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Kelly Tarlton's Underwater World (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Takapuna Golf Course and Driving Range (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Bruce Mason Centre (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Butterfly Creek (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Rainbow's End (12 mi / 19.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Auckland

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Auckland is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kawakawa Bay (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Victoria Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Auckland Domain (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Parnell Rose Gardens (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Mt. Eden (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Cornwall Park (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Auckland

Fly into Auckland Intl. Airport (AKL), the closest airport, located 10.9 mi (17.5 km) from the city center.

If you're traveling by train, Auckland Britomart Station, Auckland Grafton Station and Auckland Mt Eden Station are the main stations in the area.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Auckland?

Whether you're in search of a cozy retreat for you and your special someone or someplace spacious to fit friends and family, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Auckland. Here are a couple to get your inspiration flowing:

  • Take advantage of conveniences like high-speed internet services and a nearby waterfront at "Stunning Modern Beachfront Apartment". Situated around 14 miles from Auckland, this leading option has 2 bedrooms and good guest reviews.
  • Another great option is "The Top House - Stunning Views", which is around 55 miles from Auckland. With 2 bedrooms, a hair dryer and a fridge, it has everything you need to make your stay comfortable.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Auckland vacation rental for you.

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in or near Auckland?

Punching above its weight when it comes to charm and ingenuity, a tiny house vacation rental in Auckland offers a front-row seat to big adventure. Unplug all your gadgets and switch your focus to nature at one of these pocket-sized stays:

  • Look forward to a simpler way of living at "Spacious 2 Bedroom Tiny Home With Farm Views". Amenities at this getaway in Auckland include an oven and a dishwasher.
  • "The Pirate's Rest, A Tiny Home By The Beach" comes with a range of comforts, such as an ocean view and a toaster. Located in Pauanui, you'll be able to live large in this small yet comfy hideaway.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Auckland?

Get away from the daily grind at one of our weekend getaways in or near Auckland. Whether you want to catch up with friends or spend time with the kids, we'll have something to suit your style. Here are some of our most popular options:

  • "Spectacular Sea Views New Modern Apartment Overlooking Bay" is ideal for one or two days of enjoyment and rest. It offers a host of amenities, such as a smart TV and a nearby laundromat, and is located 15 miles to the east of Auckland.
  • "Bach 114 Islington Bay Rangitoto Island" is another fantastic option to consider. It's located 9 miles to the northeast of Auckland and comes with a fridge, coffee and tea making facilities and more.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Auckland?

Typically small in size, affordable and conveniently located, it's not hard to be charmed by a studio apartment. Settle into one of these options and get to know Auckland up close:

  • Make "The Essential Garden Studio" your temporary home. This top vacation rental features amenities including free WiFi and a phone.
  • "On The Beach At Snells Beach" is another appealing option. Get comfortable and enjoy the use of heating, a theme park and more.

With the cash you save on your studio apartment, you can afford to discover more of Auckland. Cultural sights like Circa Theatre and St James Theatre will help you get a better feel for the personality of this destination.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Auckland?

You bet! Vrbo's short-term rentals in Auckland provide a great alternative to your everyday hotel room. Offering many comforts of home, you'll switch into vacation mode the instant you arrive. Try these incredible rentals on for size:

  • Conveniently located close to popular attractions like Paraparaumu Beach, "No Hidden Fees For Extra People" will make the perfect home away from home during your short stay in Auckland.
  • Or perhaps "Award Winning Beach House - 100m From Beach" suits you better. Explore nearby sights such as Paraparaumu Beach Golf Club during the day and then kick back and relax in your comfy rental at night.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Auckland?

Forget flowers and chocolates. Sometimes all you need is to escape for the weekend, just you and your sweetheart. At Vrbo, we've got romantic getaways in and around Auckland that would make even Cupid swoon. Here are a few that'll sweep you off your feet:

  • Slip away on Friday for a few passionate nights at "Stunning Modern Beachfront Apartment". Around 14 miles from Auckland, it comes with lots of nice touches, like beauty services and air conditioning.
  • "Bach 78 Islington Bay Rangitoto Island" is another option that'll woo you. It's about 9 miles from Auckland and comes with a nearby bay and housekeeping services.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Auckland?

Sneak a look at these large group vacation rentals in or near Auckland where you won't have to leave anyone off your guest list:

  • Providing space, comfort and privacy, you'll get everyone's seal of approval at "Holiday Apartment/apt. For 5 Guests With 60m² In Kellenhusen - 158119". Up to 16 people can be accommodated at this retreat which has 5 bedrooms, a kitchen and a garden. You'll find it around 16 miles to the south of Auckland.
  • Invite up to 14 of your closest friends to "The Tower House, Muriwai Beach" and fill its spaces with laughter and love. This popular option has 7 bedrooms and is around 19 miles to the west of central Auckland. It's packed with features to keep your group happy and comfortable, including a garden and a fireplace.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Auckland?

Of all the conveniences a vacation rental can have, a pool is easily the most fun. Have a look at these houses for rent with a pool in or near Auckland and spend your days splashing about. Just don't forget your inflatable pizza slice:

  • Treat your loved ones to a memorable break at "The Tower House, Muriwai Beach". There's plenty to love about this escape besides its pool, such as a living room and a fridge.
  • "Spacious Tranquil Herald Island House In The Trees" is the sort of place you go to escape from it all and enjoy your surroundings, starting with its glorious pool. A living room and outdoor furniture are also on hand to make your stay comfortable and convenient.

Auckland has an oceanic climate, with average summertime temperatures ranging from 60 ºF to 70 ºF. But there's no need to wait until summer to visit! Check out the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the perfect Auckland vacation rental and plan your escape for whatever season you like.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Auckland?

Every family get-together should be memorable. Whether you're planning a getaway with the kids or a party with relatives, these large family vacation rentals in or near Auckland offer a comfy home away from home with enough space for everyone:

  • Sleeping up to 7 guests in 3 bedrooms, "Bach 114 Islington Bay Rangitoto Island" is the perfect place for some family time. This top-rated getaway is 9 miles to the northeast of Auckland and has amenities such as a garden and books.
  • "Holiday Apartment/apt. For 5 Guests With 60m² In Kellenhusen - 158119" is also popular with families. It's about 16 miles to the south of Auckland, has 5 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 16 people. Useful amenities here include free toiletries and a kitchen.

If you'd like to do some sightseeing, there are plenty of family-friendly attractions close by to stick on your itinerary. Cuba Street Mall, Wellington Zoo and Courtenay Place are fine places to start.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Auckland?

Cozy up with the kids in a family cabin rental in or near Auckland and get ready to build some wonderful new memories together. Check out these options:

  • "Cabin - The Treehouse Waiheke Island | Be My Guest" - Enjoy great times with your nearest and dearest at this retreat, which is around 14 miles east of the center of Auckland. A garden and nearby birdwatching activities are among its family-friendly amenities.
  • "Cabin - Tui Bush Chalet, Bush And Golf On The Doorstep" - Gather up the troops and spend a few days or more at this inviting property, which is around 18 miles to the northwest of Auckland. You'll have access to towels, a garden and much more.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Auckland vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.

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