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, as does its relaxing and welcoming location. If you're looking for accommodation options 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 cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Opua a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • 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 traveller 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 centre:

  • 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

Travelling to and around Opua

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

How many holiday rentals are available around Opua?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 243 holiday lettings around Opua. From 161 houses to 38 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Opua? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Opua. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Paihia Beach: 325 holiday lettings
  • Paihia Wharf: 325 holiday lettings
  • Waitangi Treaty Grounds: 325 holiday lettings
  • Elliot Bay's Beach: 280 holiday lettings
  • Matauri Bay Beach: 157 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. offers 161 Houses in Opua. Our other popular types of Opua holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 38 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 25 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 25 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Opua?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 20 holiday homes with pool available in Opua. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.