Holiday rentals on the South Island

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South Island
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Best holiday rental deals on the South Island

-21%
e.g. 10/11 - 17/11
Apartment ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Fernhill, Queenstown, New Zealand
from $1,160 $1,462
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5.0
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-28%
e.g. 13/10 - 20/10
Apartment ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Fernhill, Queenstown, New Zealand
from $1,059 $1,462
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4.5
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-26%
e.g. 13/10 - 20/10
Apartment ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Queenstown, Queenstown Lakes District, New Zealand
from $1,160 $1,563
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5.0
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11,567 unique lettings from 26 partner websites are available in South Island with prices beginning at $25 per night. Our algorithm immediately compares the properties, allowing you to save up to 28%.

Recommended holiday lettings on the South Island

Rent a holiday apartment, home or cottage on the South Island: from $25 per night

House ∙ 4 guests
Wanaka, Queenstown Lakes District, New Zealand
from $261
HomeAway - Stayz
5.0
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Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Frankton, Queenstown, New Zealand
from $215
HomeAway - Stayz
5.0
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Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Lake Hayes Estate, Queenstown Lakes District, New Zealand
from $117
HomeAway - Stayz
5.0
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House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Rangihaeata, Tasman District, New Zealand
from $106
Booking.com
4.7
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Chalet ∙ 2 guests
Wanaka, Queenstown Lakes District, New Zealand
from $128
Booking.com
4.7
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House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Twizel, Mackenzie District, New Zealand
from $170
Booking.com
4.0
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House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Otatara, Invercargill City, New Zealand
from $151
Booking.com
4.4
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Apartment ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Motueka, Tasman District, New Zealand
from $178
Booking.com
4.6
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Top holiday accommodation with fishing spots nearby

Fishing
House ∙ 5 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Little Wanganui, Buller District, New Zealand
from $70
HomeAway - Stayz
5.0
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Fishing
Holiday park ∙ 5 guests
Hampden, Waitaki District, New Zealand
from $69
Booking.com
4.5
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Fishing
Resort ∙ 5 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Endeavour Inlet, Marlborough District, New Zealand
from $58
Booking.com
4.4
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Fishing
Holiday park ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Lake Tekapo, Mackenzie District, New Zealand
from $111
Booking.com
4.2
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Best holiday homes with a patio or terrace

Balcony/Patio
House ∙ 2 guests
Linwood, Christchurch, New Zealand
from $37
Homestay.com
5.0
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Balcony/Patio
Motel ∙ 10 guests
Lower Moutere, Tasman District, New Zealand
from $92
Booking.com
4.3
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Balcony/Patio
Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Queenstown, Queenstown Lakes District, New Zealand
from $246
Booking.com
4.5
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Balcony/Patio
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms
Lake Tekapo, Mackenzie District, New Zealand
from $229
Booking.com
4.4
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Most popular holiday cottages with a fireplace

Fireplace
House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Queenstown, Queenstown Lakes District, New Zealand
from $459
HomeAway - Stayz
5.0
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Fireplace
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Watlington, Timaru, New Zealand
from $96
HomeAway - Stayz
4.8
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Fireplace
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Ruby Bay, Tasman District, New Zealand
from $56
HomeAway - Stayz
5.0
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Fireplace
House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Ngatimoti, Tasman District, New Zealand
from $176
Booking.com
4.8
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Popular holiday rental amenities on the South Island

  • No smoking (7,929)
  • Internet (7,562)
  • TV (7,476)
  • Kitchen (6,996)
  • Washer (6,867)
  • Parking (6,275)
  • Microwave (5,954)
  • BBQ (5,071)
  • Garden (4,287)
  • Balcony/Patio (3,775)
  • Fishing (3,540)
  • AC (3,496)

Price and Availability Index in South Island

Holiday Letting Price Information on the South Island

The graph shows average prices of rental prices on the South Island for the next twelve months. Prices reach their highest point in October, where prices are an average of $161 a night (13/10 - 20/10). Opt for a getaway in December (22/12 - 29/12) for optimal savings when heading to South Island.

Holiday Home Availability Information on the South Island

Our availability graph helps you identify the busiest months on the South Island. The busiest time to book a holiday letting on the South Island so far is in December (22/12 - 29/12), where only 47 rentals are available. Conversely, it is in October (27/10 - 03/11) that the highest percentage of rentals are available.

The weather on the South Island

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The above is a climate diagram for South Island. The highest average temperatures are in the month of January. On the contrary, the coolest month is July. The rainiest month is January while the driest month is February.

In South Island, house rentals are the most typical holiday accommodation type. In addition, these properties have an average size of 131 m² and an average price of $394 per night. Furthermore, most house rentals in South Island can welcome 6 guests, which makes South Island an ideal holiday destination for medium-sized groups and families. If you're searching for another type of accommodation, you could look for many other accommodation types, including apartment rentals, which are another typical type of property in South Island. Our data reveals that the median price of apartment rentals is $318 per night for an area of 80 m².

We compare more than 300 providers, including:

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