Discover a selection of 25 vacation rentals in Queenstown, NZ that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including WiFi and parking. Prices start at $51 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Queenstown. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Destination guide

Beautiful Queenstown will entice you

Enjoy the wineries and other features of Queenstown. This city is scenic and romantic, recognized for its lake, local tours and skiing. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in Queenstown

Are you looking for attractions to see in the area? Travelers enjoy Queenstown for its skiing, adventure tours and hiking. Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Queenstown a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kiwi and Birdlife Park (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Onsen Hot Pools (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Jacks Point Golf Course (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • The Remarkables Ski Area (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Walter Peak High Country Farm (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Coronet Peak Ski Area (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Queenstown

Queenstown is well known for its skiing. If you've planned your trip around snowy activities, consider visiting in January, February, March or April, when snowfall averages 0 inches and temperatures average 38°F.

Natural features

Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Queenstown

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Queenstown is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Queenstown Gardens (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Bob's Peak (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Moke Lake (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Lake Wakatipu (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Queenstown Beach (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Ben Lomond Walkway (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Queenstown

The nearest airport is in Queenstown Intl. Airport (ZQN), located 4 mi (6.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Wanaka (WKA), which is 35.7 mi (57.5 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Queenstown?

The heart wants what it wants, and right now it wants to go on vacation. It's time to pack your bags and head for one of these top vacation rentals in or near Queenstown:

  • Around 35 miles from the center of Queenstown, you'll love staying at "Two Bedroom Self Contained Apartment". It has 2 bedrooms and handy features including a stereo and winery tours.
  • Another top choice is "Historic Plum Tree Cottage - Unlimited Wifi", which is around 35 miles from Queenstown. With 3 bedrooms, a DVD player and free WiFi, it has everything you need to make your visit comfortable.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Queenstown vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Queenstown?

There's nothing like squeezing in a short break to get you feeling alive again. Pack your overnight bag and enjoy a breather at one of these top weekend getaways in and near Queenstown:

  • Located 16 miles to the east of central Queenstown, "Finalist - Bookabach Of The Year 2020" appeals to adventurous types and nature lovers. Keep busy by exploring nearby outdoor attractions, including Cromwell Golf Course and Arrowtown Golf Course. Then, try your hand at activities like mountain biking or skiing.
  • Alternatively, switch your mind to vacation mode at "Perfect For 2 - 9 Guests With Amazing Views Thompson Street Twin C". About 1 mile west of Queenstown, fun activities around here include golf and cycling. Rather visit some sights? Make a detour to Humboldt Mountains and Tobins Track.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Queenstown?

Typically small in size, inexpensive and conveniently located, it's hard not to succumb to the charms of a studio apartment. Settle into one of these options and experience the energy of Queenstown up close:

  • Unpack your bags at "Lakeside Maisonette - Absolute Lakefront". Amenities including a kitchenette and spa and beauty services will help you feel right at home here.
  • "Finalist - Bookabach Of The Year 2020" is another awesome option. Make yourself at home and take advantage of cable/satellite TV services, free toiletries and more.

There are plenty of attractions around Queenstown to add to your itinerary. Nourish your inner culture fan and visit Gallery Thirty Three and Picture Lounge.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Queenstown?

From modern apartments to spacious homes, Vrbo has your whirlwind escape sorted. Here are just two of our most popular picks in and around Queenstown:

  • For a memorable vacation, it's hard to go past "Finalist - Bookabach Of The Year 2020". It's close to the center of Queenstown, in addition to plenty of things to see and do.
  • Another great option is "Stunning Mountain Views". Gather a few friends and enjoy a comfortable stay near the heart of Queenstown.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Queenstown?

Whether spent in a cottage, a cabin or a condo, a romantic weekend getaway is a wonderful way to add some fire to your relationship. Whisk your special someone away for a few days at one of these escapes in or near Queenstown:

  • Put on some soothing music and kick back together at "Lakeside Maisonette - Absolute Lakefront". Around 4 miles from Queenstown, this property has everything you need for a couple's weekend away, including winery tours and beauty services.
  • Another option where you can enjoy a few glorious days together is "Stylish Bannockburn Cottage In Private Garden Setting". Located around 25 miles from Queenstown, skiing facilities and winery tours add to the ambiance here.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Queenstown?

Sneak a peek at these large group vacation rentals in or near Queenstown and forget about leaving anyone off your guest list:

  • Offering privacy, comfort and space, you'll get everyone's stamp of approval at "Historic Stonehouse And Alley Cottage". Up to 14 people can stay at this retreat which has 5 bedrooms, mountain views and a kitchen. This group getaway is around 1 mile to the east of Queenstown.
  • Invite up to 14 of your dearest friends to "Richards Park Residence | Sweeping Lake Views | Perfect For Large Groups" and fill its spaces with love and laughter. This popular option has 7 bedrooms and is around 1 mile to the southwest of Queenstown. It's crammed with features to keep your large group comfortable, such as a garden and a kitchen.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Queenstown?

Of all the conveniences a vacation rental can offer, a pool is hands down the most fun. Browse these houses for rent with a pool in or near Queenstown and spend your time splashing about. Just don't forget to bring your inflatable doughnut:

  • Pack your swimming gear and make yourself comfortable at "Beautiful Luxury House | Central Queenstown". There are plenty of other great amenities here, including a stereo and outdoor furniture.
  • Otherwise, enjoy a more leisurely pace of life at "Great Family House With Outstanding Views On Popular Queenstown Hill". Along with a refreshing pool, you'll also have use of a DVD player and books.

Queenstown has an oceanic climate, with average summertime temperatures ranging between 45 ºF and 65 ºF. But there's no need to wait until summer to visit. Take a look at the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the perfect Queenstown vacation rental and organize your getaway for any time of year.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Queenstown?

You'll always have more fun sharing those memorable moments with the people that are closest to your heart. Whether you're organizing a family catch-up or getting away with your best friends, we'll have a large vacation rental that's perfect for you. Here are two of our best in and around Queenstown:

  • Get your group under the same roof at "Perfect For 2 - 9 Guests With Amazing Views Thompson Street Twin C", which has 3 bedrooms that sleep up to 9 guests. This getaway is around 1 mile to the west of Queenstown and features amenities such as pet-friendly facilities and childrens activities.
  • Another top option is "Perfect For 2 - 9 Guests With Amazing Views Thompson Street Twin B". This property is 1 mile west of Queenstown and features a barbecue grill, a living room and more. With 3 bedrooms accommodating up to 9 people, you won't have to leave anyone off your invitation list.

If you're in the mood to sightsee, there are loads of family-friendly attractions close by to add to your itinerary. Puzzling World, Wanaka Lavender Farm and Roys Peak are good places to start.

Can I find two-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Queenstown?

Yes you can. From swish apartments to comfortable cabins, Vrbo has a range of rental places. Smaller groups will like these two-bedroom options in or near Queenstown:

  • First on the list — "Tahuna Lakefront Luxury". This two-bedroom stay provides guests with handy amenities like a kitchen and mountain views. You can easily explore Queenstown's excellent attractions from this comfortable pad.
  • "Central Spa Escape - Queenstown Apartment F2" is another lovely two-bedroom property in the Queenstown area. It features useful amenities like a garden and a kitchen.

What are the best three-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Queenstown?

Three-bedroom rentals in or near Queenstown give you both flexibility and space to make the most out of your vacation with loved ones. Have a peek at some of the fantastic options available here:

  • Offering space, privacy and comfort, you'll get your entire gang's nod of approval at "Perfect For 2 - 9 Guests With Amazing Views Thompson Street Twin C". This stay comes with lots of useful amenities, including mountain views and a kitchen.
  • Another attractive three-bedroom rental is "Perfect For 2 - 9 Guests With Amazing Views Thompson Street Twin B". Make use of a kitchen and mountain views while spending precious time with your favorite people.