Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Takapuna

The beaches and lake create a pretty picture of Takapuna. This city's sporting events, shopping and restaurants draw many visitors. Sky Tower and Kelly Tarlton's Underwater World are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Takapuna

Are you looking for attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Takapuna has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kelly Tarlton's Underwater World (4.9 mi / 8 km)
  • Auckland Zoo (6.1 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Takapuna Golf Course and Driving Range (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Penny Whiting Sailing School (3.6 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Gulfwind Sailing Academy (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Parnell Baths (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Takapuna

If you're planning a vacation around the weather, January, February, March and December are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 72°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Takapuna

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Takapuna is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mt. Eden (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Auckland Domain (5.1 mi / 8.1 km)
  • One Tree Hill Domain (7.9 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Oneroa Beach (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • Orewa Beach (14.3 mi / 23.1 km)
  • Lake Pupuke (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
Transport

How to get to and around Takapuna

The nearest airport is in Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.), located 15.2 mi (24.5 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Takapuna?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 17 holiday lettings near Takapuna. From 7 Houses to 7 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Takapuna is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Takapuna?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Takapuna:

  • North Shore: 156 holiday homes
  • Manly: 25 holiday homes
  • Waitakere: 16 holiday homes
  • Remuera: 39 holiday homes
  • Oneroa: 279 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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

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

  • Bruce Mason Centre: 1,056 holiday lettings
  • Cornwall Park: 1,066 holiday lettings
  • Whatipu Beach: 162 holiday lettings
  • Owhanake Bay: 955 holiday lettings
  • Anzac Bay: 879 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 7 Houses in Takapuna. Our other popular types of Takapuna holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 7 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 7 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Takapuna?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 4 holiday homes with pool available in Takapuna. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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