Destination guide

Why people love visiting adventurous Piha

The rainforest, beaches and wildlife display a scene truly unique to Piha. Renowned for its surfing, university setting and parks, this city welcomes all visitors. Mt. Eden and Sky Tower 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

Sightseeing in and around Piha

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

  • Auckland Zoo (14.1 mi / 22.6 km)
  • Waitakere Golf Club (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Rain Forest Express (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Artisan Wine (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Babich Wines (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Titirangi Golf Club (11.2 mi / 18 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Piha

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

  • Mt. Eden (16 mi / 25.8 km)
  • Piha Beach (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • One Tree Hill Domain (16.6 mi / 26.8 km)
  • Auckland Domain (17.1 mi / 27.5 km)
  • Waitakere Ranges (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Karekare Falls (2.5 mi / 4 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Piha

Fly into Auckland (AKL-Auckland Intl.), the closest airport, located 16.7 mi (26.8 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near Piha?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 104 holiday rentals near Piha. From 74 Houses to 5 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Piha for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Piha?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Piha:

  • Auckland CBD: 302 holiday homes
  • North Shore: 161 holiday homes
  • Campbells Bay: 26 holiday homes
  • Browns Bay: 25 holiday homes
  • Castor Bay: 17 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Piha?

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

  • Tamariki Tours Surf School: 557 holiday rentals
  • Piha Surf School: 566 holiday rentals
  • Viaduct Harbour: 1,267 holiday rentals
  • Piha Beach: 548 holiday rentals
  • Auckland Domain: 1,266 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 74 Houses in Piha. Our other popular types of Piha holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 5 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 11 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 11 holiday houses

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 pool in Piha?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 6 holiday homes with pool available in Piha. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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