Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Johnsonville

Learn about the unique charm of Johnsonville with a stay in a holiday home rental. Revered for its cafes, bars and shopping, this city is both welcoming and walkable. Westpac Stadium and Old St Paul's 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 Johnsonville

Do you want to discover things to do in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Johnsonville a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Wellington Cable Car (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Wellington Zoo (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • The Weta Cave (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Johnsonville

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Johnsonville is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Botanic Gardens (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Mount Victoria Lookout (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Petone Foreshore (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Matiu - Somes Island (4.1 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Makara Beach (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Frank Kitts Park (5 mi / 8 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Johnsonville

Fly into Wellington (WLG-Wellington Intl.), the closest airport, located 7.7 mi (12.4 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Paraparaumu (PPQ), which is 23.9 mi (38.5 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Johnsonville Station or Johnsonville Raroa Station and explore the city from there.

How many holiday rentals are available around Johnsonville?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 9 holiday lettings around Johnsonville. From 3 Houses to 5 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 Johnsonville?

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 Johnsonville:

  • Te Aro: 52 holiday homes
  • Northland: 15 holiday homes
  • Raumati South: 22 holiday homes
  • Raumati Beach: 16 holiday homes
  • Brooklyn: 27 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 Johnsonville?

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

  • Johnsonville Station: 184 holiday lettings
  • Johnsonville Raroa Station: 184 holiday lettings
  • New Zealand Film Archive: 177 holiday lettings
  • Paekakiri Beach: 212 holiday lettings
  • Mount Victoria Lookout: 178 holiday lettings

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

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

  • Flats: 5 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 5 self catering accommodations

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

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 9 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Johnsonville. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.