Holiday rentals on the South Island

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South Island
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Best holiday rental deals on the South Island

-31%
House ∙ 5 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Takaka, Tasman District, South Island
from $167 $243
HomeAway - Stayz
5.0
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-46%
Apartment ∙ 4 guests
Mokihinui, Buller District, South Island
from $45 $83
HomeAway - Stayz
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-29%
House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Twizel, Mackenzie District, South Island
from $175 $246
HomeAway - Stayz
3.0
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23,519 unique lettings from 26 partner websites are available in South Island with prices beginning at $26 per night. Our algorithm immediately compares the properties, allowing you to save up to 46%.

Recommended holiday lettings on the South Island

Rent a holiday home, apartment or cottage on the South Island from just $26 per night

Private room ∙ 2 guests
Linwood, Christchurch, South Island
from $38
Homestay.com
5.0
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House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Frankton, Queenstown, South Island
from $161
HomeAway - Stayz
4.2
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Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Queenstown, Queenstown Lakes District, South Island
from $127
HomeAway - Stayz
4.8
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Motel ∙ 10 guests
Lower Moutere, Tasman District, South Island
from $97
Booking.com
4.3
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Private room ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Rolleston, Selwyn District, South Island
from $32
Airbnb
5.0
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Private room ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
North New Brighton, Christchurch, South Island
from $26
Airbnb
4.5
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Private room ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Hillsborough, Christchurch, South Island
from $28
Airbnb
5.0
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Private room ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Bryndwr, Christchurch, South Island
from $26
Airbnb
4.5
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Private room ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Glengarry, Invercargill, South Island
from $26
Airbnb
4.0
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Most popular holiday lettings with a fireplace

Fireplace
House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Belfast, Christchurch, South Island
from $27
Airbnb
4.0
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Fireplace
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Te Anau, Southland District, South Island
from $163
HomeAway - Stayz
4.8
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Fireplace
House ∙ 5 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Te Anau, Southland District, South Island
from $123
HomeAway - Stayz
4.4
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Top holiday lettings with fishing spots nearby

Fishing
Holiday park ∙ 5 guests
Hampden, Waitaki District, South Island
from $75
Booking.com
4.5
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Fishing
Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Wanaka, Queenstown Lakes District, South Island
from $262
HomeAway - Stayz
5.0
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Fishing
House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Brooklyn, Tasman District, South Island
from $133
HomeAway - Stayz
4.9
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Best holiday homes with a patio or terrace

Balcony/Patio
Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Wanaka, Queenstown Lakes District, South Island
from $150
HomeAway - Stayz
5.0
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Balcony/Patio
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Bishopdale, Christchurch, South Island
from $123
HomeAway - Stayz
5.0
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Balcony/Patio
Motel ∙ 4 guests
Wanaka, Queenstown Lakes District, South Island
from $150
Booking.com
4.1
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Popular holiday rental amenities on the South Island

  • Internet (19,946)
  • Kitchen (19,452)
  • TV (17,982)
  • Washer (17,404)
  • Microwave (10,666)
  • AC (9,085)
  • Garden (8,691)
  • No smoking (7,658)
  • BBQ (7,548)
  • Fireplace (7,155)
  • Parking (6,583)
  • Dishwasher (6,229)

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 March, where prices are an average of $83 a night (02/03 - 09/03). Opt for a getaway in December (14/12 - 21/12) 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 February (02/02 - 09/02), where only 68 rentals are available. Conversely, it is in March (30/03 - 06/04) 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 123 m² and an average price of $304 per night. Furthermore, most house rentals in South Island can welcome 5 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 $304 per night for an area of 81 m².

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