New Zealand Vacation Rentals

Top Vacation Destinations in New Zealand

  • Auckland8,965 Properties
  • Wellington3,771 Properties
  • Wanaka3,309 Properties
  • Taupo2,797 Properties
  • Napier City1,777 Properties
  • Te Anau977 Properties
  • Lake Tekapo758 Properties

Our Favorite Vacation Rentals in New Zealand

  • King and Queen Hotel Suites
    Excellent28br 4-star Home/Apartment
    Booking.com
    From
    $156
  • Tree Tops
    Good2br Home/Apartment
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $120
  • Bella Vista Motel New Plymouth
    Good18br 4-star Home/Apartment
    Booking.com
    From
    $94
  • PERFECT ON POWDERHAM - PRIME INNER CITY LOCATION
    Excellent3br Home/Apartment
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $149
  • GETAWAY ON GILBERT
     Country House
    Booking.com
    From
    $129
  • CHESTER COTTAGE - BEACHFRONT LUXURY
    Excellent3br Home/Apartment
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $210
  • TIMEOUT ON TIMANDRA
     Home/Apartment
    Booking.com
    From
    $106
  • FABULOUS IN FITZROY - LOCATION AND JOYFUL LUXURY
    Okay4br Home/Apartment
    HolidayLettings
    From
    $178

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New Zealand Vacation Rentals with a Pool

  • 'LISTOWEL' on Tukapa
    ExcellentHome/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $80
  • Ridgewood Cottage
    ExcellentHome/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $59
  • Egmont Studio
    ExcellentHome/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $67
  • Devonport Cottage - an historic experience
    Excellent2br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $101

New Zealand Vacation Rentals with Wi-Fi

  • Character and Comfort on Courtenay
    Excellent2br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $97
  • 226 on St Aubyn-stylish ground floor apartment
    ExcellentHome/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $78
  • Studio by the sea.
    ExcellentStudio
    Airbnb
    From
    $82
  • Parkview apartment on Lyn (Self contained)
    ExcellentHome/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $92

New Zealand Pet-Friendly Vacation Rentals

  • Cosy Holiday Bach, with unlimited wi-fi
    ExcellentHome/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $60
  • city, sea and port views
    Excellent2br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $96
  • Riverside Cottage - Fitzroy Valley
    Good2br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $90
  • Family Farm Living
    ExcellentHome/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $118

New Zealand Travel Guide

As the setting for various fantasy movies such as Lord of the Rings, that depict a natural paradise of otherwordly beauty, obviously one of the major draws of New Zealand is the country's phenomenal nature. For those looking for a peaceful break or for an immersion in the great outdoors, New Zealand is the perfect destination.

Things to Do in New Zealand

Auckland is a wonderful jump off point for any New Zealand itinerary. Though this is New Zealand's capital, it is relatively peaceful and underpopulated when compared to other major cities around the globe. Fans of JRR Tolkein will enjoy a day trip out to the fictional Hobbiton filmset and a chance to pose in front of Bilbo Baggins' cute little spherical home while traveling through New Zealand.

For phenomenal geysers and hot springs, head to Rotorua. The main geyser here shoots 98-feet tall bursts of water into the air several times a day and is a fascinating spectacle. The bubbling mudpools that surround it are also unlike anything else.

As a country that has more nature than cities and people, it goes without saying that New Zealand is a wonderful destination for hiking and exploring. Fox Glacier offers one of the most challenging hikes in the country (and arguably the world) and entails ascending a snow-capped glacier with the assistance of a mountain guide. Beginner hikers and those just looking for a pleasant walk through nature will enjoy the trails available at the beautiful coastal track of Abel Tasman National Park, or the desertscapes of Tongariro National Park.

Best Time to Visit New Zealand

Keep in mind that just like Australia, New Zealand sees different seasons compared to the US and the Northern Hempisphere. New Zealand's spring (September to November) or fall (March to June) are the best times to visit in order to be able to participate in outdoor activities in New Zealand. At these times, temperatures are hot enough to walk around in shorts and tshirts, yet without being unberarably hot that hiking and walking becomes a struggle.

Price and Availability in New Zealand

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The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in New Zealand tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Friday. Vacation homes in New Zealand tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.
The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in New Zealand is in January, while the cheapest month is in October. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in New Zealand is in the high season in February. New Zealand has its low season in June, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

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