Destination guide

Travel to friendly Albany

Learn about the unique charm of Albany with a stay in a holiday home rental. Travellers especially like the shopping, spas and cafes in this welcoming and relaxing city. Sky Tower and Kelly Tarlton's Underwater World are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around Albany

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Albany a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Kelly Tarlton's Underwater World (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Auckland Zoo (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Takapuna Golf Course and Driving Range (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Snowplanet (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Soljans Estate (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Penny Whiting Sailing School (8 mi / 12.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Albany

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Albany is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mt. Eden (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Orewa Beach (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Auckland Domain (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • One Tree Hill Domain (12.8 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Browns Bay Beach (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Long Bay Beach (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Albany

Fly into Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.), the closest airport, located 19.8 mi (31.9 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Albany?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 12 holiday lettings around Albany. From 3 Houses to 4 Flats, 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 is the best area to stay when travelling to Albany?

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 Albany:

  • Auckland CBD: 193 holiday homes
  • Browns Bay: 24 holiday homes
  • Stanmore Bay: 20 holiday homes
  • Oneroa: 281 holiday homes
  • North Shore: 158 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 Albany?

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

  • Westfield Albany Shopping Centre: 942 holiday lettings
  • North Harbour Stadium: 860 holiday lettings
  • New Zealand Film Archive: 1,083 holiday lettings
  • Orewa Beach: 629 holiday lettings
  • Devonport Museum: 1,058 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 3 Houses in Albany. Our other popular types of Albany holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 4 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 2 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Albany?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 12 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Albany. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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