Waterfront vacation rentals in Central Otago District

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Top-rated waterfront rentals in Central Otago District

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Townhouse in Lake Hayes
Lake Hayes: sunny 2-bedroom apartment
Don't miss the rare opportunity to cosy up right beside iconic Lake Hayes - the most photographed lake in New Zealand. Relax in complete tranquillity with 360-degree views of the majestic Wakatipu Basin. From the western deck you will be able to see the whole of Lake Hayes from North to South. Watch the amazing sunsets while you barbeque. You will have complete privacy in your own entirely separate living quarters plus the advantage of an attached garage, a must in the colder winter months.
May 24 – 31
$146 per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 118 reviews
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Home in Wanaka
Te awa Lodge Riverside retreat
This picturesque lodge offers the best accommodation and location in Lake Wānaka. Amazing outdoor amenities . Imagine soaking in a hot tub overlooking the picturesque views of the Hawea river as you unwind and relax after a long day of fishing and adventure. An outdoor boathouse provides the perfect spot to enjoy a delectable meal as you relish the peaceful sounds of the river, native birds and bask in the serene tranquility of the surroundings. Newly renovated house, warm, family friendly .
Sep 4 – 11
$249 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 102 reviews
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Home in Albert Town
Wanaka Horseshoe River House
Only 9kms from Wanaka, Horseshoe River House is an idyllic peaceful rural property surrounded by the river and a large reserve with incredible views of mountain ranges, including Treble Cone ski field and Cardrona Valley. Direct views of Roy’s Peak, Black Peak and Mt Iron from the living room windows. Come and enjoy this unique experience like no other in the area. Enjoy feeding the eels. Our place is not suitable for people who wish to party. Tesla charging facility available
Apr 19 – 26
$207 per night
4.94 out of 5 average rating, 287 reviews

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Waterfront apartment rentals

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Apartment in Wānaka
2 Bed Townhouse in Albert Town
Oct 12 – 19
$121 per night
4.95 out of 5 average rating, 82 reviews
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Apartment in Wanaka
Spinnaker Marina Apartment 5
Nov 6 – 13
$535 per night
4.98 out of 5 average rating, 52 reviews
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Apartment in Albert Town
Riverside Studio all to yourself
Jun 7 – 14
$148 per night
4.87 out of 5 average rating, 15 reviews
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Apartment in Wānaka
The Lake House 1 Bedroom Flat
May 3 – 10
$219 per night
4.8 out of 5 average rating, 5 reviews
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Apartment in Wānaka
Lakeside Road New 2 Bed Room Apartment
Jun 30 – Jul 7
$183 per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 35 reviews
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Apartment in Wanaka
Luxury Lakeside Apartment -parking, gym, pool, spa
Apr 18 – 25
$366 per night
4.91 out of 5 average rating, 35 reviews
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Apartment in Wanaka
Luxurious Lakefront Penthouse Apartment
Jun 14 – 21
$724 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 10 reviews
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Apartment in Wānaka
Awa Apartment
Jan 27 – Feb 3
$465 per night
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Apartment in Wānaka
Nautilus Penthouse | Lakefront | Walk to town
Sep 22 – 29
$792 per night
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Apartment in Wānaka
Bay Rise Lakeside Apartment
Jul 10 – 17
$197 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 17 reviews
Apartment in Wānaka
Amazing Lake View Apartment
May 25 – Jun 1
$308 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 4 reviews
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Apartment in Wānaka
Wanaka Lakefront Studio
Apr 20 – 27
$233 per night
4.88 out of 5 average rating, 8 reviews

Waterfront house rentals

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Home in Alexandra
River Cottage
Sep 13 – 20
$96 per night
4.9 out of 5 average rating, 50 reviews
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Home in Omarama
Lucy's Cottage - a riverside garden retreat
Dec 3 – 10
$120 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 29 reviews
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Home in Clyde
Cottage in Clyde historic town centre
May 29 – Jun 5
$122 per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 29 reviews
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Home in Cornish Point
Cornish Point Holiday Home
Nov 9 – 16
$210 per night
4.91 out of 5 average rating, 46 reviews
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Home in Mount Pisa
Paradise at Pisa
Aug 16 – 23
$127 per night
4.98 out of 5 average rating, 43 reviews
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Home in Arrow Junction
Hidden Gem
Oct 17 – 24
$172 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 20 reviews
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Home in Queenstown
Look At The Lake!
Jul 7 – 14
$353 per night
4.89 out of 5 average rating, 28 reviews
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Home in Lake Hawea
Prime positioned Lake House in Stunning Lake Hawea
Aug 1 – 8
$219 per night
4.8 out of 5 average rating, 75 reviews
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Home in Arrowtown
4 bedroom home with hot tub “Haehaenui House”
Apr 6 – 13
$657 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 4 reviews
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Home in Lake Hawea
Lake Hawea modern house luxury touch. Entire home
$198 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 8 reviews
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Home in Queenstown
Secluded Beauty in Lake Hayes | Lakeside Home
Apr 14 – 21
$493 per night
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Home in Wānaka
Tāwhiri - Tranquillity, space and stunning views
Mar 3 – 10
$334 per night
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