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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.
Feb 16 – 23
$198 per night
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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 .
Apr 7 – 14
$253 per night
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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 18 – 25
$211 per night

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Waterfront apartment rentals

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Apartment in Wanaka
Spinnaker Marina Apartment 5
Nov 6 – 13
$544 per night
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Apartment in Wānaka
2 Bed Townhouse in Albert Town
Jan 31 – Feb 7
$139 per night
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Apartment in Wānaka
The Lake House 1 Bedroom Flat
Apr 20 – 27
$223 per night
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Apartment in Albert Town
Riverside Studio all to yourself
Jun 2 – 9
$151 per night
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Apartment in Wanaka
Luxury Lakeside Apartment -parking, gym, pool, spa
Apr 8 – 15
$478 per night
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Apartment in Wānaka
Lakeside Road New 2 Bed Room Apartment
Jul 28 – Aug 4
$186 per night
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Apartment in Wanaka
Luxurious Lakefront Penthouse Apartment
Jun 9 – 16
$736 per night
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Apartment in Wānaka
Awa Apartment
Jan 21 – 28
$481 per night
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Apartment in Wānaka
Nautilus Penthouse | Lakefront | Walk to town
Feb 11 – 18
$806 per night
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Apartment in Wānaka
Bay Rise Lakeside Apartment
May 16 – 23
$162 per night
Apartment in Wānaka
Amazing Lake View Apartment
May 13 – 20
$313 per night
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Apartment in Wānaka
Wanaka Lakefront Studio
Apr 4 – 11
$237 per night

Waterfront house rentals

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Home in Alexandra
River Cottage
Jun 19 – 26
$91 per night
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Home in Omarama
Lucy's Cottage - a riverside garden retreat
Aug 13 – 20
$122 per night
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Home in Mount Pisa
Paradise at Pisa
Apr 24 – May 1
$112 per night
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Home in Cornish Point
Cornish Point Holiday Home
Jun 3 – 10
$186 per night
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Home in Clyde
Cottage in Clyde historic town centre
Jul 15 – 22
$124 per night
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Home in Arrow Junction
Hidden Gem
Mar 7 – 14
$175 per night
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Home in Lake Hawea
Prime positioned Lake House in Stunning Lake Hawea
Sep 12 – 19
$167 per night
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Home in Queenstown
Look At The Lake!
Dec 7 – 14
$390 per night
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Home in Arrowtown
4 bedroom home with hot tub “Haehaenui House”
Apr 7 – 14
$669 per night
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Home in Queenstown
Secluded Beauty in Lake Hayes | Lakeside Home
Aug 6 – 13
$697 per night
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Home in Wānaka
Tāwhiri - Tranquillity, space and stunning views
Mar 23 – 30
$357 per night
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Home in Lake Hāwea
Archtecturally Designed Home with Stunning Views
Feb 6 – 13
$328 per night

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