Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Whangaparaoa

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Whangaparaoa. This welcoming and relaxing city entices travellers with its golfing and dolphin watching. Kelly Tarlton's Underwater World and Sky Tower are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Whangaparaoa

Do you want to discover attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Whangaparaoa a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Kelly Tarlton's Underwater World (16.2 mi / 26 km)
  • Auckland Zoo (18.2 mi / 29.3 km)
  • Whangaparaoa Golf Club (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Gulf Harbour Country Club (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Peninsula Golf Club (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Snowplanet (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)

Seasonal weather in Whangaparaoa

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, February, January, March and December are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 22°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Whangaparaoa

Travellers appreciate the pristine beaches and beautiful ocean views, which is just a taste of what Whangaparaoa has to offer. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Whangaparaoa is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mt. Eden (18.6 mi / 29.9 km)
  • Omaha Beach (19 mi / 30.6 km)
  • Orewa Beach (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Oneroa Beach (16.2 mi / 26 km)
  • Auckland Domain (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)
  • Onetangi Beach (19.2 mi / 30.9 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Whangaparaoa

Fly into Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.), the closest airport, located 27.3 mi (43.9 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Whangaparaoa?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 196 holiday lettings around Whangaparaoa. From 110 houses to 35 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.

Can I rent a seaside property in Whangaparaoa?

Drinking in salty ocean air, warming up in the sunshine and losing track of time. Now that's the kind of awesome vacay you deserve. Luckily, there are 37 beachside holiday rentals to whisk yourself away to. Alternatively, you may prefer to try something a bit different. HomeAway has countless choices, including:

  • 26 water-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 26 ocean-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 23 rural holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Whangaparaoa?

If you want an authentic holiday experience and love a bit of extra space and privacy, renting a whole house is the way to go. There are 154 options currently listed on HomeAway. Prices start from £55 per night. If that doesn't suit your posse's taste, we've got a range of different self-catering accommodation options to select from, such as:

  • Apartment: 41 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £40 per night.
  • Bed & breakfast: 16 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £90 per night.
  • Cottage: 15 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £62 per night.

Can I stay in Whangaparaoa in a large group?

Sometimes it can be tough finding time to spend with your extended family and friends. A getaway is a wonderful opportunity to come together. If you were hoping to kick back under the same roof, HomeAway has options to suit. House holiday rentals are the favoured option for big groups of guests, with 37 available here. If you are hoping to stay in a larger group, the rental properties that can cater to you include:

  • If yours is a squad of 6, we offer 119 properties ideal for that size. Spend a night from just £59.
  • If you have 8 in your family, you'll be delighted to discover that there are 54 rental accommodation that are ideal. Prices begin at just £82 per night.
  • Planning a trip away with 5 guests? We have 51 rental accommodation that fit the bill. Prices begin at just £57 per night.

You and all your besties will be well looked after when you plan your Whangaparaoa travels with us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Whangaparaoa?

HomeAway is here to help you catch up with your family and friends. Listing a selection of cost-efficient holiday rentals, it won't be difficult to find a fabulous den that houses one and all. North Shore is a fantastic area to have a look at if you want to keep your budget under control. HomeAway has 5 holiday rentals, and the average price is a modest £143 per night. You'll find another 8 HomeAway holiday rentals awaiting you in or around Mahurangi. The average price here is £189 a night.

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