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Ski home to rent in Wanaka

Otago Region / Wanaka

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 mi
  • Ski
Fantail Cottage is perched on the lakefront of Lake Hawea * FREE to use Adult Kayaks & Mountain Bikes* FREE WIFI Internet * SKY TV Sports Channels, BBQ area, Sports Equipment - Set of Golf Clubs,Cricket/tennis gear,DVDs, books & children's boardgames. Ski  …see more

from $191 / night

$1334 / week

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from $191 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Vacation studio in Tasman

Mapua / Tasman

Studio 2 Min stay varies

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 3 mi
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
Tasmangreen Studio accommodation is well appointed and conveniently located on Tasman's Great Taste Trail and the Dicker Ridge walking/trekking/cycling track. It is ideal for your exploration experience of the area. Situated in Tasman Village on the Ruby Coast Scen  …see more

from $103 / night

$615 - $788 / week

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from $103 / night

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Picton Vacation apartment accommodation

Marlborough Region / Picton

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Bathed in sun, this spacious and gracious water front apartment is a wonderful holiday retreat.On the fourth floor, with lift access to the door, the apartment has views from the Master Bedroom, Dining area, Living Room and adjacent deck, over the harbour and ou  …see more

from $107 / night

$625 - $1045 / week

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from $107 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Wanaka ski home to rent.

Otago Region / Wanaka

4 10 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 300 mi
  • Ski
Absolute lakefront location with panoramic lake & mountain views, house is fully furnished & equipped for families. * FREE to use Adult Kayaks & Mountain Bikes * FREE WIFI Internet * SKY TV Sports Channels, BBQ area, Sports Equipment - 2 Sets of Golf Clubs,  …see more

from $183 / night

$1281 / week

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from $183 / night

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Vacation cottage in Queenstown

Queenstown / Dalefeild

1 3 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
Our cottage is located in very special place in New Zealand. Place where you can relax, recharge your batteries, get inspired. But still about 10 minutes drive from Queenstown or Arrowtown, where you can visit lots of very good restaurants, do some shopping or choose fr  …see more

from $114 / night

$795 / week

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from $114 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Cottage rental in Christchurch

Canterbury Region / Christchurch

3 6 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
This centrally located 3 bedroom character cottage has been totally rebuilt from the foundation up. A heat pump in the open plan living/dining area warms right through with the option of under-tile heating in the living/dining and bathroom areas if required. A lovely  …see more

from $142 / night

$988 / week

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from $142 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Vacation villa rental

Canterbury Region / Christchurch

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 6 mi
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly
The Meadows Villa Christchurch is a unique self-contained accommodation experience for up to four people. Either on vacation or work, great for that special holiday or for that important business trip here in Christchurch New Zealand. A fantastic accommodation experien  …see more

from $157 / night

$915 - $1289 / week

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from $157 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Ski home to rent in Queenstown

Queenstown / Goldfield Heights

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
Large luxurious 5 bed 3 bath home. Massive outdoor deck with spectacular views. Games room with table tennis, foosball table , play station and board games supplied. Free high speed wifi internet and Sky tv. You will find this house has everything you could possib  …see more

from $454 / night

$3175 / week

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from $454 / night

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Vacation apartment in Picton

Marlborough Region / Picton

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
One of Picton’s best apartments! Enjoy stunning views of the marina and Marlborough Sounds from your private balcony, as well as the lounge/kitchen/dining area and master bedroom. Fully self-contained, this one-bedroom/one-bathroom apartment sleeps up to 2 peo  …see more

from $126 / night

$881 / week

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from $126 / night

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Ski home to rent in Queenstown

Otago Region / Queenstown

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
The Lakehouse is an Absolute Lakefront, five bedroom, three bathroom property within walking distance to Central Queenstown! With a Spa pool/Jacuzzi to unwind in at the end of the day and a private Jetty to tie the boat to – everything is ready for your holiday!  …see more

from $800 / night

$5600 / week

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from $800 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Vacation b&b in Dunedin

Otago Region / Dunedin

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
Escape the hustle and bustle of city life at Karaka Alpaca Farmstay, just 15min from Dunedin's CBD. Our 11 acre hobby farm has Alpaca's, horses, sheep and Buster the cat. You can look forward to modern amenities and peace and quiet at a budget pric  …see more

from $75 / night

$500 / week

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from $75 / night

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Lumsden Vacation home rental

Southland Region / Lumsden

4 6 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
Rod and Wheel House offers very comfortable holiday accommodation in Lumsden - a friendly country town nestled within deer, sheep and dairy farms. Lumsden is situated on the lower part of South Island of New Zealand and is surrounded by aqua blue rivers and lakes set in  …see more

from $145 / night

$854 - $1494 / week

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from $145 / night

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Ski apartment to rent in Queenstown

Otago Region / Queenstown

1 2 5 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
Sunny and secluded modern studio with stunning mountain views and all mod cons. Cosy and warm in a peaceful quiet location basking in year round all day sun. The perfect place to relax and unwind away from the hustle and bustle after exploring Queenstown delights. Enjo  …see more

from $106 / night

$686 / week

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from $106 / night

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Home rental in Christchurch

Canterbury Region / Christchurch

6 13 2 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 13
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Beautiful family home in Avonhead. Fully furnished with 6 Bedrooms, lounge and separate dinning room open to fully equipped kitchen. Secluded and well kept mature gardens. The house is close to local amenities, the airport and the city center. Great outdoor sitting are  …see more

from $107 / night

$744 / week

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from $107 / night

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Lake Ohau Vacation b&b rental

Canterbury Region / Lake Ohau

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Dunstan Downs is a working high country merino sheep station ,situated in the heart of the South Island, 4hrs from Christchurch and 2 hrs from Queenstown. We are surrounded by wide open spaces, great walks, excellent fly fishing, 4x4 drives and horse trekkin  …see more

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Home rental in Queenstown

Otago Region / Queenstown

4 10 3 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
A modern 4/5 bedroom three story house perfectly perched on Queenstown Hill with views you need to see to believe. Only 5 mins walk to the centre of town and only a 20 min drive to Coronet Peak for skiing. The house has a modern kitchen two large living areas, secure pa  …see more

from $496 / night

$3049 - $4269 / week

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from $496 / night

(7) Very Good 

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Vacation cottage in Kaiteriteri

Nelson-Tasman Region / Kaiteriteri

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
This is a self-contained/self-catering spacious studio unit. It has a fully equipped kitchenette, with microwave, hot plates, fridge etc. The large conservatory and deck which get all the afternoon sun until it sets, are a pleasure to enjoy with a quiet glass of wine an  …see more

from $92 / night

$801 / week

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from $92 / night

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Vacation home in Queenstown

Otago Region / Queenstown

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 mi
  • Child friendly
Tahuna House offers serviced luxury lakeside Queenstown accommodation just 3 minutes drive from the centre of Queenstown.Three options1-2 guests,3-6 guests or 8 guests. Tahuna House is close to 3 skifields 3 golf course and plenty of adventure tourism and activities to  …see more

from $397 / night

$2775 / week

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from $397 / night

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Vacation tented camp rental

Otago Region / Wanaka

6 12 2 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 mi
  • Ask about children
Cabin Fever is a bespoke luxury camping and location service providing pop up accommodation for private holidays, weddings, fishing and hunting trips, festivals, corporate events or wherever else you need some luxury accommodation. Based in Wanaka, New Zealand, Cabin F  …see more

from $336 / night

$1601 / week

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from $336 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Vacation home in Nelson

Nelson-Tasman Region / Nelson

3 6 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 2 mi
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
Corru Gate is stylish and different. City chic meets country style in this architecturally designed, children-friendly 3 bedroomed contemporary lifestyle cottage 4 minutes from Mapua seaside village. With excellent passive solar design, Nelson's largest solar panel  …see more

from $130 / night

$820 - $2040 / week

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from $130 / night

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Vacation home in Orari

Canterbury Region / Orari

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
We are a leisurely two hour drive from Christchurch airport on state highway one (1) the Arundel Belfeild Road, we are also accessible from state Highway seventy nine (79) and state highway seventy two (72) down the Arundel Belfield Road. We are in a rural setting with  …see more

from $103 / night

$610 - $1464 / week

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from $103 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Vacation home in South Island

West Coast Region / Hokitika

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Paradise on the beachfront - beach fires, star and birdwatching, sunsets over the Ocean. Take a bush stroll to feed our pet eels. Outdoor and indoor bath. Centrally located on the West Coast Day trip to the Glaciers, Punakaiki, Hokitika Gorge and Wilderness Cycle Tr  …see more

from $174 / night

$1217 / week

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from $174 / night

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South Island Vacation home rental

Southland Region / Invercargill

3 8 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
This house is an original Bungalow Style building with added modern features which keep the charm of the past and the comforts of todays living. This place is close to walks, inner city, bakery, dairy, shops, pubs etc The house has a double garage and also a 4th bedroo  …see more

from $110 / night

$770 / week

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from $110 / night

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Christchurch Vacation home rental

Canterbury Region / Christchurch

3 7 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Fantastic Property In Central Edgeware/St Albans. This lovely villa is modern & in a popular location on a large section with expansive lawns and gardens. It is two mins walk to great local restaurants. Five mins drive to CBD so easy access to many Christchurch a  …see more

from $134 / night

$934 / week

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Home rental in South Island

Fiordland National Park / Te Anau

4 9 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Davaar Country Holiday Home is a spacious, well equipped, warm and comfortable home set in a secluded private garden with an expansive lawn. Located in a magnificent rural setting with superb views of farmland and surrounding Fiordland Mountains on the main Queenstown t  …see more

from $230 / night

$1610 / week

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Vacation apartment with golf nearby in South Island

Southland Region / Invercargill

2 5 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 5 mi
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
A comfortable and spacious (90m2) apartment in an attractive art deco row of four in a quiet, but central location. Opposite the historic Water Tower and in the heart of Invercargill. Queens Park is round the corner and it is a 2 minute drive or a 10 minute walk into In  …see more

from $125 / night

$500 / week

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(8) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Akaroa

Canterbury Region / Akaroa

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Air conditioning
Akaroa Apartment - upstairs modern Queen bedroom fully self contained apartment. With a full bathroom – fully tiled shower – and bath with views. Architecturally designed to blend well in the historic precinct. Separate bedroom, and open plan kitchen dining  …see more

from $157 / night

$1000 / week

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from $157 / night

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Vacation home rental

Marlborough Region / Picton

3 7 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Brand new home with large deck with fantastic sea views overlooking the Marlborough Sounds. Outdoor settings, sun loungers, bbq, and kayaks available free of charge. You can launch your kayaks within a two min walk. Nicely designed and functional. Shower and bath, a  …see more

from $130 / night

$910 / week

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from $130 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Ruby Bay Vacation cottage rental

Mapua / Ruby Bay

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
- Charming self-contained cottage on lifestyle block- Diverse birdlife, wonderful dark skies at night (telescope available)- An excellent place to relax away from the hustle and bustle or uses as a base from which to explore- Secluded and tranqui  …see more

from $95 / night

$650 / week

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from $95 / night

(23) Excellent 

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Vacation villa with golf nearby in Golden Bay

Nelson-Tasman Region / Golden Bay

5 12 2 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
VILLA ON THE BAY, Pohara Beach, Takaka, Golden Bay, New ZealandNot too many properties can boast one of the best views is from the bath, but Villa On The Bay's two ensuite bathrooms have been designed to give guests a feeling of total relaxation. This luxu  …see more

from $500 / night

$3500 / week

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from $500 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Home rental in Nelson

Nelson-Tasman Region / Nelson

4 8 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 mi
  • Child friendly
Wow factor, family-friendly designer home or BnB on 7 acres of glorious Nelson lifestyle. Farm, treehut, playground, animals (handfeedable sheep), organic orchards. Mapua seaside village with cafes, wharf, beaches, shops 3 min drive/20 min cycle away. Babysitters availa  …see more

from $160 / night

$1010 - $3030 / week

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from $160 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Vacation studio with golf nearby in Kaiteriteri

Nelson-Tasman Region / Kaiteriteri

Studio 4 1 night min

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
Imagine strolling along a wide expansive beach without seeing another person — hearing the waves and smelling the sea air. This is a perfect conclusion to your day of sightseeing, visiting Cafés, or game of Golf. Sit on your deck with your favourite glass o  …see more

from $145 / night

$1260 - $1610 / week

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Vacation home in Cardrona

Otago Region / Cardrona

1 3 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
The property is set within a resort and right between Wanaka and Queenstown. It takes 20 minutes drive to Wanaka and 45 Minutes to Queenstown via Crown Range - the highest sealed road in New Zealand. Famous pub Cardrona Hotel is within 3 to 5 minutes walk and has 3  …see more

from $140 / night

$980 / week

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from $140 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Vacation apartment with golf nearby in Temuka

Canterbury Region / Temuka

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Air conditioning
This former historic Church Building enables you to see history and architecture while experiencing the luxury of good design. We offer two luxurious self contained apartments each with a separate bedroom, (one apartment has a double and a single in bedroom and the othe  …see more

from $106 / night

$686 - $778 / week

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(7) Excellent 

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Vacation b&b in Dunedin

Otago Region / Dunedin

3 8 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.2 mi
  • Suitable for children age 5+
Beachbum's BnB overlooks a beautiful safe swimming beach, quiet and peaceful. Luxury and homeliness combined - just for your holiday. The main room, which has 2 queen beds comfortably sleeps 4, has an ensuite, and its own private entrance. There is a short pathw  …see more

from $84 / night

$534 / week

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(1) Excellent 

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Picton Vacation apartment rental

Marlborough Region / Picton

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
CBD located waterfront beach. Art Deco Themed Apartment located close to cafe's and bars. All marine tour departures accross road at Marina short walk to Interislander Ferry termiial, Blue bridge Ferry bus stops in front of Apartment. Sky TV Free Wi Fi . Full  …see more

from $120 / night

$700 - $1180 / week

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from $120 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Ski apartment to rent in Hanmer Springs

Canterbury Region / Hanmer Springs

2 5 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Brand new (4 1/2 stars) beautifully appointed, modern 2 bedroom apartments. Spacious yet affordable luxury. Private patio opens to a huge backyard with fantastic alpine views. Four self contained units, all with ground floor entry. In-house massage available. All non-s  …see more

from $153 / night

$1068 / week

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(3) Very Good 

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B&b rental in Oamaru

Otago Region / Oamaru

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
Modern self contained two bed roomed unit quiet rural, large formal garden and working limestone Quarries close by on property. Ten minutes from the historic town of Oamaru. We offer a large formal venue garden available to guests if free of weddings /events. The hist  …see more

from $79 / night

$262 / week

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from $79 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Vacation home in Lumsden

Southland Region / Lumsden

3 5 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
Oreti River House offers boutique accommodation in Lumsden, situated in the lower part of South Island of New Zealand. The self contained house combines old charm with modern amenities in a quiet secluded location, close to town amenities. It is a perfect base for trout  …see more

from $168 / night

$934 - $1601 / week

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from $168 / night

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Vacation home in Hokitika

West Coast Region / Hokitika

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach/lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 7 mi
  • Child friendly
Welcome to Mahinapua Retreat, our home and Bed & Breakfast, set in native forest. We are Kiwi owned and operated with lots of local knowledge. 2 rooms available either the Rimu room 1 x Queen size bed with ensuite or Rata Room, a Super King bed or 2 King Single  …see more

from $107 / night

$747 / week

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