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Where to stay around New Zealand?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 11,881 vacation rentals near New Zealand. From 8,589 houses to 1,202 apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near New Zealand for a holiday or a weekend are on VRBO.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in New Zealand?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in New Zealand. From VRBO travelers, the top 5 most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Queenstown: 679 vacation rentals
  • Lake Wanaka: 554 vacation rentals
  • Church of the Good Shepherd: 27 vacation rentals
  • Wanaka: 605 vacation rentals
  • Hot Tubs Omarama: 90 vacation rentals

And VRBO offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in New Zealand! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in New Zealand?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in New Zealand:

  • Queenstown: 679 rentals
  • Wanaka: 605 rentals
  • Arrowtown: 626 rentals
  • Christchurch: 279 rentals
  • Taupo: 809 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to New Zealand?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in New Zealand are:

  • Great Barrier Island Airport (GBZ): 54 vacation rentals
  • Auckland Airport (AKL): 768 vacation rentals
  • Napier Airport (NPE): 320 vacation rentals

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in New Zealand?

VRBO offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in New Zealand. From VRBO travelers, the top 5 most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Lake Wanaka: 554 rentals
  • Church of the Good Shepherd: 27 rentals
  • Hot Tubs Omarama: 90 rentals
  • Lake Ohau: 81 rentals
  • Onetangi Beach: 1,086 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around New Zealand listed on VRBO where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

Explore New Zealand: Accommodations Available Across the Country

People who stay in New Zealand apartments will have plenty to do, thanks to the rich history boasted by the country. Historic and cultural attractions can be found throughout the country. Want to learn about Maori culture while staying in New Zealand vacation rentals? Head to Ohinemutu in the Rotorua region. There is also a Tudor-style church you can visit at the site. Guests staying at New Zealand lodging will be able to view the geothermal features of the area as well. Harbor & Tyne Historic Precinct is another place to delve into the beginnings of this country.

Guests of New Zealand Accommodations Soon Discover that Nature Is the Queen of This Country


Nature reigns supreme in New Zealand. Accommodations can be found in some of the most scenic areas. While staying in New Zealand vacation rentals, make sure you plan a stop at Oparara Basin which has picturesque limestone formations. Punakaiki pancake rocks and blowholes in Greymouth provide other formations which will have you in awe. Book New Zealand downtown lodging so you can visit Auckland’s Volcanic Cones. Here, you will be able to explore ancient Maori earthworks.

Recreation Opportunities Abound near New Zealand Vacation Rentals


The natural geography of the country makes it great for recreation lovers. When you stay in New Zealand accommodations, you can go off-roading with companies such as Riverland Adventures and Nomad Quad Safaris. Go spelunking with Real Journeys which takes you to Te Anau Glowworm Caves. Those who book New Zealand vacation rentals can bungy jump at Mokai Gravity Canyon and Taupo Bungy. Feel like having a climb? While residing in New Zealand lodging, you can get some physical exertion with Wanaka Rock Climbing and Vertical Playground Ltd.

Take a Tour as Part of Your Stay in New Zealand Lodging


New Zealand downtown rentals are located near many touring companies. If you prefer to walk, select a trek with High Places. Enjoy wine and cheese with tours such as those offered by Marlborough Cheese Trails and Bike D’Vine Winery & Sightseeing.

Narrow down your search of New Zealand vacation rentals to include New Zealand North Island rentals and New Zealand South Island rentals. If you're a user from New Zealand, click here for an optimal user experience.

Attractions In and Around Kapiti Coast

Looking for things to do while you’re in Kapiti Coast? If some outdoor time is on the agenda, soak up some sun at Paraparaumu Beach and Waikanae Beach or experience the natural beauty of Putangirua Pinnacles and Nga Manu Nature Reserve.

You could easily spend a day shopping at Coastlands Shoppingtown and Lindale Park. Other things to do while in town include a visit to Paekakiri Beach, Otaki Beach and Otaki River Walks.