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Takapuna is a waterfront suburb located just outside the city of Auckland. Since the area is situated on a peninsula, it is bordered by two different bodies of water and has two separate beaches. Although visitors often come to Takapuna to enjoy the gorgeous beaches that lie along the Hauraki Gulf and Shoal Bay, the town has a lot more to offer, including shops, restaurants, and festivals. Tourists who like the outdoors can book windsurfing or jet ski tours from local operators, while those who prefer culture may enjoy a live play at the indoor Bruce Mason Centre.

  • Spend a warm afternoon sunbathing at Takapuna Beach, where you can enjoy a beautiful view of the nearby Hauraki Gulf Islands.
  • Visit Lake Pupuke, one of the most popular outdoor sporting areas around Takapuna, to go canoeing or sailing on the open waters near Auckland.
  • Attend the Auckland Wine and Food Festival, held every March at the Viaduct Harbour near Takapuna, to sample wine and cheese from local vendors.

The area surrounding Takapuna is serviced by Auckland International Airport, the biggest air facility in the entire country. International visitors arriving at the airport will need to arrange for transport to the city centre. To reach Takapuna from the airport, travellers can hire a car and drive about 45 minutes to the coast. Buses are also available for direct travel to the area. Passengers can take a bus from Eden Park in Auckland directly to Takapuna. Within the area, the best way to get around is by car or taxicab.

Hotels in Takapuna

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From US$82

1 Castle Spencer on Byron Hotel Auckland

4 stars
4.4 / 5 36 reviews

9-17 Byron Avenue Map

Includes FREE Wifi

Castle Spencer on Byron Hotel Auckland welcomes travellers to chic accommodations that offer picturesque views of Auckland Harbour, Rangitoto Island and the waters of Hauraki Gulf. This stylish... More

Conference Mini Break with NZChefs
My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Everything was perfect for our mini-break and the conference we attended. Spacious, warm, easy to move about and find things - so yes, it was very nice...
8 Jul 2015
From US$77

2 Parklane Motor Inn

4 stars
3.5 / 5 10 reviews

2 Rewiti Avenue Map

Presenting you a blend of warm and cosy hospitality with friendly services, the Parklane Motor Inn is an ideal destination for all kinds of travellers. GeneralBusiness travellers can avail the... More

family gathering
thank you for a courteous reception, professional and friendly welcome. Will definitely return.
1 Jul 2015
From US$81

3 Takapuna Motor Lodge

4 stars
Not yet reviewed

28 Taharoto Road Map


Quality self contained, apartment style motel accommodation in Takapuna, on Auckland's North Shore. Quality accommodation and warm friendly service are what brings guests back to the Takapuna Motor... More

From US$22

4 Auckland North Shore Motels & Holiday Park

4 stars
3.9 / 5 17 reviews

52 Northcote Road Map

Vacationers looking for a comfortable retreat in Auckland can book a stay at Auckland North Shore Motels & Holiday Park Hotel. This family-friendly hotel offers suitable accommodations, friendly... More

Good for this occassion
We went to Auckland to see the All Blacks in Eden Park. It was very easy getting from the North Shore to Eden Park by bus. Wouldn't normally stay here.
17 Aug 2015
From US$68

5 Poenamo Hotel

4 stars
3.2 / 5 5 reviews

31 Northcote Road Northcote Map

Offering spacious convention and distinctive facilities, the Poenamo Village Hotel Auckland is an outstanding modern hotel ideal for both the business and leisure travellers. GeneralDuring your... More

2 night stay for daughter's graduation
We LOVE staying here! Staff are so welcoming and polite, and nothing's a bother!! Rooms are spotless!! Highly recommend it!
25 Apr 2015
From US$91

6 City of Sails Motel

4 stars
3.0 / 5 1 reviews

219 Shakespeare Road, Takapuna Map

City Of Sails Motel Auckland is a suitable business base for travellers looking for comfort and affordable rates located in the heart of Auckland North Shore. Tourists learn more about maritime... More

From US$76

7 Auckland Takapuna Oaks

5 stars
4.4 / 5 16 reviews

1 Beresford Street Map

Stay 2 Nights & Save 20%

Surrounded by serene waters and lush green parks, Auckland Takapuna Oaks - Boutique Apartment Hotel is a tranquil base in Bayswater that treats guests with self-contained apartments and a host of... More

Hidden Gem Revisited
We stayed in a two bedroom apartment overlooking the harbour. The apartment was roomy and fairly well laid out. The only odd thing was the placement of the bathroom at the back of the main bedroom,...
18 May 2014
From US$96

8 Aristotles North Shore Motel

4 stars
4.4 / 5 14 reviews

20C Link Drive Wairau Park Map

The motel offers quality accommodation and friendly service for all travellers. This property is close to some attractions such as Glenfield Westfield Mall, Birkenhead Leisure Centre, Pupuke Golf... More

Once again we stayed at this motel. So handy to motorways but very quiet location. Great size rooms. The management once again made us very welcome and went out of their way to accommodate us....
12 Apr 2015
From US$186

9 Hilton Auckland

5 stars
4.8 / 5 22 reviews

Princes Wharf 147 Quay Street Map

With an enviable setting in the heart of the city close to the business precinct, Hilton Auckland makes for an ideal starting point for travellers in Auckland. This waterfront hotel places... More

Great Location
What a lovely hotel. Staff were friendly and very helpful. Room was a wee bit small, but very comfortable. It would have been a bonus if we had ocean views.
23 Feb 2015
From US$98

10 The Sebel Auckland Viaduct Harbour

4 stars
4.6 / 5 46 reviews

85 89 Customs Street West Map

Stay 2 Nights and Save 20%

Centrally positioned along the waterfront and near shopping, dining and recreation spots, The Sebel Suites Auckland Hotel makes for a convenient retreat for business and leisure travellers visiting... More

Wprk do
Excellent hotel close to everything enjoyed our time there
17 May 2015
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