Destination guide

Friendly Ponsonby will entice you

Learn about the unique charm of Ponsonby with a stay in a holiday home rental. This walkable and welcoming city is well known for its restaurants, bars and shopping. Sky Tower and Mt. Eden are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Ponsonby

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Ponsonby a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Kelly Tarlton's Underwater World (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Auckland Zoo (1.5 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Gulfwind Sailing Academy (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Penny Whiting Sailing School (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Chamberlain Park Public Golf Course (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Parnell Baths (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Ponsonby

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Ponsonby. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mt. Eden (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Auckland Domain (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • One Tree Hill Domain (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Oneroa Beach (15.8 mi / 25.5 km)
  • Western Park (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Victoria Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Ponsonby

The nearest airport is in Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.), located 11 mi (17.7 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Ponsonby?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 75 holiday lettings around Ponsonby. From 17 Houses to 42 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 Ponsonby?

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 Ponsonby:

  • Auckland CBD: 296 holiday homes
  • Browns Bay: 26 holiday homes
  • Mission Bay: 20 holiday homes
  • Stanmore Bay: 19 holiday homes
  • Oneroa: 293 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 Ponsonby?

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

  • All Saints Anglican Church: 1,245 holiday lettings
  • New Zealand Film Archive: 1,255 holiday lettings
  • Orewa Beach: 745 holiday lettings
  • Devonport Museum: 1,216 holiday lettings
  • Piha Beach: 509 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 17 Houses in Ponsonby. Our other popular types of Ponsonby holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 42 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 3 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 Ponsonby?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 28 holiday homes with pool available in Ponsonby. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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