We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Vacation Rentals in South Island, New Zealand

Payment Protection
Use a credit card to book with our Peace of Mind Protection.Learn more
Find a rental
Price per night
Min
to
Max
Bedrooms
Any
Amenities
Select
More filters
All 471 Rentals in South Island
loading...
Sort by
From
$210
Per Night
1 / 13
Payment Protection
Lake Ohau
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 3
Details Make Inquiry
From
$111
Per Night
1 / 23
Payment Protection
Blenheim
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
Booking
Details Make Inquiry
From
$30
Per Night
1 / 12
Payment Protection
Mackenzie District
6 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 17
Details Make Inquiry
Also consider
Modern, warm, sunny, 3bdrm home, close to lake
3 Bedrooms, sleeps 10
$123 / night
TEKAPO R & R - LAKE TEKAPO
4 Bedrooms, sleeps 10
$251 - $424 / night
Nelson City - Brook Haven
3 Bedrooms, sleeps 5
$104 / night
Beech  Hill
2 Bedrooms, sleeps 4
$155 - $172 / night
From
$124
Per Night
1 / 17
Payment Protection
Blenheim
3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 7
Bookings
Details Make Inquiry
From
$156
Per Night
1 / 14
Payment Protection
Christchurch
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Bookings
Details Reviews (1) Make Inquiry
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014
We were fortunate enough to stay at The Meadows over the Christmas holiday (2013) and into the new year. If one is flying a long distance into NZ, it is nice to have a holiday...
See all reviews
From
$161
Per Night
1 / 6
Payment Protection
Alexandra
3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
Details Reviews (1) Make Inquiry
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014
My Partner and i really enjoyed our stay, the cottage was great and we couldn't get enough of the views from our private deck and bbq area. Angela and Paul were very friendly...
See all reviews
From
$164
Per Night
1 / 15
Payment Protection
Manapouri
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Bookings
Details Reviews (30) Make Inquiry
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013
We actually stayed at No 18 which is next door to No 16. The house was the best equipped house we stayed in during our 5 week holiday in NZ. It is very modern, clean and...
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013
good place to stay. easy access to lake manapouri for the doubtful sound cruise. short dribe to the anau for shopping' restaurants and coffee shops.
See all reviews
From
$120
Per Night
1 / 15
Payment Protection
Picton
1 Bedroom, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 2
Details Reviews (2) Make Inquiry
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014
Behind the fence and a pebble stone path a beautiful and spacious place appears. We had a heavenly good stay at Lee's Rarangi Retreat. The views of the beach and the sea just from...
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014
If you want to unwind on your hectic travels to New Zealand this is the place to stay. Your host, Lee, will not let you leave with any stress. The views of the Cloudy Bay are...
See all reviews
Get the List
From
$120
Per Night
1 / 13
Payment Protection
Christchurch
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Booking
Details Reviews (1) Make Inquiry
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014
My partner and I recently stayed at 3 on Thomas for our anniversary. We were very pleased with the service we received from the owners who were extremely accommodating allowing us...
See all reviews
From
$199
Per Night
1 / 24
Payment Protection
Lumsden
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5
Booking
Details Reviews (9) Make Inquiry
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014
What a lovely week we had in the Oreti River House. A quiet location in the pretty town of Lumsden made a fabulous base for us. The house had all the amenities you could wish...
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014
Oreti River House is a well maintained, comfortable home with everything you'll need for your stay. A lot of thought and effort have gone into the remodeling and landscaping of...
See all reviews
From
$139
Per Night
1 / 23
Payment Protection
Nelson
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Details Reviews (1) Make Inquiry
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014
I had the pleasure of staying at this cottage during my trip to Golden Bay. It is perfectly located in a private corner of the foot hills with an amazing view and also...
See all reviews
From
$181
Per Night
1 / 12
Payment Protection
Manapouri
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5
Bookings
Details Reviews (36) Make Inquiry
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013
We loved our stay here. The owners are friendly and helpful and the house is perfect. Manapouri is only 15 mins from Te Anau and is a great location right on its own lake. There...
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013
We were doing a day trip to Doubtful Sound so had to find accommodation in Manapouri for 2 nights. I found this little gem on trip advisor and it was a great house for the 6 of...
See all reviews
From
$192
Per Night
1 / 11
Payment Protection
Havelock
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Details Reviews (1) Make Inquiry
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014
We have been staying at Te Rawa at the kingfisher suite and it was an amazing experience. The suite is built and furnished to highest standards and the view is exceptional.The...
See all reviews
From
$370
Per Night
1 / 27
Payment Protection
Westport
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
Booking
Details Reviews (32) Make Inquiry
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2011
Alison and Andre have created a piece of heaven on the NZ west coast. We felt the stress lift as we approached the Ferry Man's Cottage. The cottage is simply but comfortably...
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2011
Alison and Andre where great, friendly, great cooks and they have two fun dogs enjoyed our stay very much but did not stay long enough.
See all reviews
From
$70
Per Night
1 / 12
Payment Protection
Richmond
Studio, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Details Reviews (2) Make Inquiry
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014
This is a lovely little hideaway, very secluded even though located on a suburban Richmond street. Clean and spacious studio accommodation with all facilities including access to...
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014
Fiona's apartment is situated on a hillside with a view out across to the mountains. It's spotlessly clean and has everything we needed plus use of laundry facilities. It also...
See all reviews
From
$121
Per Night
1 / 9
Payment Protection
Papatowai
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
Booking
Details Reviews (4) Make Inquiry
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013
Stayed for three days at the end of January 2013. The location was excellent (a short walk to the beach) and the view was good, although the roof obstructed much of it from one...
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013
We stayed in the 2br upstairs unit at Papatowai for 4 nights in December 2012. The accommodation was comfortable. The dining area is very small (there is a microwave but no...
See all reviews
From
$113
Per Night
1 / 13
Payment Protection
Hawarden
4 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 8
Booking
Details Reviews (21) Make Inquiry
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014
We had a wonderful time at Karetu Downs. Karen and Bruce were wonderful hosts - introducing our young children to all the animals. They were very friendly and helpful and...
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013
Bruce and Karen were incredibly hospitable to my husband and I. We stayed here for a couple of nights following our arrival in the country, and it was a wonderful way to rest up...
See all reviews
From
$320
Per Night
1 / 14
Payment Protection
Dunedin
3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
Booking
Details Reviews (26) Make Inquiry
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014
Staying 3 nights in the lovely cabin truly is the high light of our travel to NZ. The moment i stepped on the deck of the cabin i felt like everything i saw from the picture...
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014
Was so amazing peaceful with great views great food and defenatly a great chef It was honestly the best place I could have chosen for mine and my partners one year aneversary the...
See all reviews
From
$146
Per Night
1 / 26
Payment Protection
Spring Creek
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Bookings
Details Reviews (1) Make Inquiry
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014
Brilliant stay - stunning location on the beach in a beautiful house. The owner was charming and went out of her way to be helpful and prepared a superb dinner as well as...
See all reviews
From
$602
Per Night
1 / 21
Payment Protection
Queenstown
5 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 11
Details Reviews (1) Make Inquiry
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014
whilst I have previously visited the gorgeous region surrounding Queenstown by road nothing prepared me for the breathtaking flight into this picturesque town of rugged snow...
See all reviews
From
$104
Per Night
1 / 2
Payment Protection
Geraldine
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3
Details Reviews (4) Make Inquiry
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014
There is not much to add to what the previous contributors were saying: It's wonderful apartment, well equipped and very comfy. It's so wonderfully quiet and we had the most...
See all reviews
From
$164
Per Night
1 / 12
Payment Protection
Hanmer Springs
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Details Reviews (2) Make Inquiry
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013
We spent a weekend recently at Woodbank Park Cottages and cannot rate it highly enough. From the warm welcome by hosts Mike and Lizzy to the little special touches like the...
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013
We recently had a 1 night stay here at the beginning of a 2 week South Island holiday. What a lovely place to spend our first night. Modern, spotless, comfy bed, great...
See all reviews
From
$155
Per Night
1 / 7
Payment Protection
Christchurch
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Details Reviews (2) Make Inquiry
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014
We stayed for one night in the middle of a really fast 2 week visit to the North and South Islands. It was a welcome, relaxing break with our hosts. We enjoyed meeting the farm...
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014
Lyndal is a welcoming host who loves meeting new people and who is able to tell you everything about the farm. She is a brilliant cook, makes her own cheese, and is very artistic...
See all reviews
From
$134
Per Night
1 / 15
Payment Protection
Christchurch
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Bookings
Details Reviews (11) Make Inquiry
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014
We enjoyed our stay in this cottage. It was clean, light, spacious and well laid out with a lovely outlook. Luxurious towels were provided, the shower was excellent, the bed very...
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014
The cottage provided beautiful views of Cass Bay and the rolling hills of NZ. It was extremely clean and well equipped with everything we needed to cook meals and relax for our...
See all reviews
From
$164
Per Night
1 / 24
Payment Protection
Lumsden
4 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
Bookings
Details Reviews (1) Make Inquiry
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014
My wife and I stayed at the Rod and Wheel House in January 2014 for one week. The house is newly renovated with a marvelous ambience. It has four well appointed bedrooms, an open...
See all reviews
From
$199
Per Night
1 / 24
Payment Protection
Wanaka
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Bookings
Details Reviews (4) Make Inquiry
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014
Great position! Ultra clean and comfy. Incredible views. Great for our skiing holiday. Lovely and warm. Owner was very thoughtful. Would definitely come back.
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014
Three Rivers was a great spot to come ' home ' to after hitting the slopes. So much attention to detail from the fully equipped kitchen to the wood for the fire to the reference...
See all reviews
From
$119
Per Night
1 / 5
Payment Protection
Lake Hawea
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Details Reviews (4) Make Inquiry
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014
Lake Hawea is a beautiful quiet location, ideal to use as a base to explore Central Otago with its many well established vineyards, sights and activities. Bellbird Cottage at...
See all reviews
From
$288
Per Night
1 / 22
Payment Protection
Picton
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Bookings
Details Reviews (9) Make Inquiry
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014
The apartment was perfect- good quality. Great location close to ferry & shops. Kids enjoyed the park & water. My friend & I enjoyed sitting outside reading a book and enjoying...
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014
The Quay Apartments are located on London Quay in Picton; which is basically at the waterfront. We were located on the 2nd floor in apartment number 3. The apartment is very...
See all reviews
From
$104
Per Night
1 / 27
Payment Protection
Nelson
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Booking
Details Reviews (4) Make Inquiry
From
$740
Per Night
1 / 10
Payment Protection
Queenstown
3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 2
Details Reviews (2) Make Inquiry
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014
My husband & I, along with another couple, traveled to Queenstown, NZ in Feb. to visit our daughter, who currently lives in the area. We had been throughout the South Island...
See all reviews
From
$102
Per Night
1 / 23
Payment Protection
Nelson-Tasman Region
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Booking
Details Reviews (2) Make Inquiry
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014
Riversong is located on a very quiet street, just a five minute walk from the shops and attractions of downtown Nelson. It is very well-equipped and decorated with a colourful...
See all reviews
From
$234
Per Night
1 / 14
Payment Protection
Queenstown
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Booking
Details Reviews (1) Make Inquiry
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014
Sue was the perfect host and made us extremely welcome in her fabulous home. The setting is spectacular, and the accomodation very good. Positioned about a 15 minute walk from the...
See all reviews
From
$108
Per Night
1 / 12
Payment Protection
Christchurch
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Bookings
Details Reviews (6) Make Inquiry
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014
We stayed at the end of a five week tour of NZ, the apartment is walking distance to the city centre and convenient for the Airport. It is well equipped, comfortable and has a...
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014
The flat, although small, had everything we needed (one couple and 18month old). A travel cot was fully prepared in the 2nd bedroom, and high chair provided, and the walled garden...
See all reviews
From
$181
Per Night
1 / 12
Payment Protection
Nelson
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Bookings
Details Reviews (1) Make Inquiry
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014
This apartment is ideally located within 5 minutes walking to downtown Nelson. In addition the overall fit out is up to date yet comfortable. We will definitely stay here every...
See all reviews
From
$148
Per Night
1 / 6
Payment Protection
Tasman
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Booking
Details Reviews (1) Make Inquiry
From
$181
Per Night
1 / 11
Payment Protection
Te Anau
4 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
Booking
Details Reviews (2) Make Inquiry
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014
Mountaineer Chalet is just a charming house, in the middle of everything at Lake Te Anau. First, its owner Jane, is a delight to do business with. She even left a variety of...
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014
Gorgeous house; we loved the fluffy towels, crispy linnen and (what a nice surprise) the tasty nibbles on arrival. Very child friendly and clean.
See all reviews
From
$350
Per Night
1 / 37
Payment Protection
Tasman
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Details Reviews (16) Make Inquiry
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013
We had a wonderful three night stay here - four of us shared two bedrooms with a kitchen lounge between. Great place to stay - very clean, good rooms, very comfortable beds, good...
See all reviews
From
$212
Per Night
1 / 16
Payment Protection
Queenstown
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Details Reviews (9) Make Inquiry
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013
This was clean, fun, friendly, warm and the surrounds stunning. The two Scottie dogs managed to keep my kids delighted. Our hosts were great. I have absolutely no complaints and...
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012
Very comfortable stay - convenient for Coronet and beautiful location; nice to come back after a days exploits and soak in the hot tub overlooking the Shotover. Michael had the...
See all reviews
From
$100
Per Night
1 / 11
Payment Protection
Christchurch
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Bookings
Details Reviews (14) Make Inquiry
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014
A lovely place for a couple to enjoy (romantic getaway etc). The view is great, daytime and night. Host very helpful. Lots of nice extra touches. Just a little weird for more than...
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014
I stayed at Hillcrest for a week during a recent research trip to Christchurch. The studio is exactly as described, comfortable, well-equipped and spotlessly clean. It is an easy...
See all reviews
From
$642
Per Night
1 / 18
Payment Protection
Queenstown
4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 9
Bookings
Details Reviews (8) Make Inquiry
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014
The property looked exactly like the photos yet there were pleasant surprises upon arrival, such as having all cooking ingredients, royal doulton glass wear, heated floors in...
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014
The house is absolutely beautiful, with majical views over the lake and surrounding mountains. Everything required for a comfortable stay was catered for and more. We would...
See all reviews
Go to map view
Book Online(300)
Use filters to find the best results!

Suitability

  • Wheelchair access (53)
  • Elder access (192)
  • Suitable for children (266)
  • Pet friendly (28)
  • Smoking allowed (9)

Amenities

  • Other outdoor space (395)
  • Internet (329)
  • Parking (309)
  • Garden or Yard (266)
  • Grill (248)
  • View all amenities
List your property for free!
List your accommodation
for free on our website.
Reach millions worldwide.
Add a Listing


In partnership with
Get the List
Rentals in South Island
Filter search results by:
Book Online(300)

Suitability

  • Wheelchair access (53)
  • Elder access (192)
  • Suitable for children (266)
  • Pet friendly (28)
  • Smoking allowed (9)

Amenities

  • Other outdoor space (395)
  • Internet (329)
  • Parking (309)
  • Garden or Yard (266)
  • Grill (248)
  • View all amenities