Destination guide

Head to the lively city of Waikanae

Come and experience Waikanae and its opera, entertainment and temples. This city's riverfront, cafés and wildlife draw many visitors. 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.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Waikanae

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Waikanae is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Nga Manu Nature Reserve (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Waikanae Beach (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Paraparaumu Beach (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Raumati Beach (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Otaki Gorge (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Otaki Beach (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)

Transportation to and around Waikanae

The nearest airport is in Paraparaumu (PPQ), located 4.3 mi (7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Wellington (WLG-Wellington Intl.), which is 34.1 mi (54.9 km) away.

Where to stay around Waikanae Beach?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 161 holiday lettings near Waikanae Beach. From 128 Houses to 6 Condos/Apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Waikanae Beach area.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Waikanae Beach?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Waikanae Beach. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Paraparaumu Beach: 201 holiday lettings
  • Otaki Beach: 214 holiday lettings
  • Paekakiri Beach: 215 holiday lettings
  • Porirua Kenepuru Station: 221 holiday lettings
  • Nga Manu Nature Reserve: 200 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Waikanae Beach listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Waikanae Beach?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 128 Houses in Waikanae Beach. Our other popular types of Waikanae Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 6 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 10 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Waikanae Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 10 holiday homes with pool available in Waikanae Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.