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Waterfront vacation rentals in Central Otago

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Top-rated waterfront rentals in Central Otago

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Apartment in Queenstown
Lake front self-contained quality studio
Tranquil lakefront studio room with the sound of the lake and local birds. The studio is private, quiet and has a covered balcony, giving spectacular 270-degree views of Lake Wakatipu and The Remarkables mountain range. It's a 7-minute drive (or bus ride) to downtown Queenstown or a 45-minute walk along the lakeside walking and cycling track. 10 minute drive to the airport. On the main bus route for downtown and the pickup point for the ski fields. Fast WiFi with full access Netflix & Apple TV+
$162 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 .
$302 per night
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Home in Cromwell
Lakefront Tranquility Central Otago
Welcome to lakefront Tranquility, located in the old part of Cromwell. A modern open plan design is perfect for your holiday adventures. In Winter, the log fire is ready to roar and with a glass of Central Otago's finest. A perfect ski holiday base. In Summer watch the boats go past whilst sitting on the deck. Why would you want to be anywhere else? Your perfect all-seasons destination in heart of Central Otago. We live just down the road so can help with anything you require.
$154 per night

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Waterfront apartment rentals

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Apartment in Otago
Modern Spacious Town Center Unit with Lake View
$146 per night
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Apartment in Queenstown
(8) Lake View Hotel Suite, short walk to town
$169 per night
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Apartment in Queenstown
Lakes Edge Studio Apartment
$64 per night
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Apartment in Queenstown
Right on the Lake Front!
$450 per night
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Apartment in Queenstown
Lucky #8 Penthouse
$396 per night
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Apartment in Queenstown
Lake View @ Pounamu
$248 per night
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Apartment in Queenstown
Tāhuna Lakefront Luxury
$339 per night
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Apartment in Queenstown
Truly Remarkable & central 2 bedroom apartment
$182 per night
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Apartment in Queenstown
Absolute Waterfront in downtown Queenstown
$339 per night
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Apartment in Queenstown
Lakeside Apt: Easy Check-In, Free Parking & Wi-Fi
$312 per night
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Apartment in Queenstown
3 Level Lakeside Luxury, Bikes & Car Rental Option
$239 per night
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Apartment in Wanaka
Spinnaker Marina Apartment 5
$539 per night

Waterfront house rentals

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Home in Lake Tekapo
Aldourie Lodge-Lake Tekapo, Boutique accommodation
$315 per night
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Home in Kakanui
The Kakanui Cube
$308 per night
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Home in Albert Town
Wanaka Horseshoe River House
$242 per night
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Home in Dunedin
Secluded waterfront new-build - 5min walk to beach
$76 per night
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Home in Kingston
Kingston Villa with lake and mountain views.
$117 per night
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Home in Riverton/Aparima
Best Waterfront Deck in Riverton
$159 per night
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Home in Dunedin
Stunning Harbourside Views - Cosy 2 Bed Home +AC
$119 per night
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Home in Queenstown
Luxury Penthouse above Lake, Sunny, Amazing Views
$308 per night
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Home in Twizel
Mountain View Abode - Spectacular Views In Twizel
$254 per night
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Home in Lake Pukaki, Ben Ohau
Pukaki Lakeside House - Fantastic Views
$508 per night
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Home in Wānaka
The Lake House 2 Bedroom Flat
$370 per night
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Home in Arrow Junction
Hidden Gem
$174 per night

Waterfront condo rentals

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Condo in Queenstown
Lakeside Escape
$254 per night
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Condo in Queenstown
'Lake Life' Luxury Lake Front Apartment
$319 per night
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Condo in Clyde
"The Prospector on Miners"
$185 per night
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Condo in Wanaka
Central Wanaka Lakeside Condo
$312 per night
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Condo in Queenstown
Alpenglow - Q1 Apartments
$862 per night
Condo in Queenstown
Lakefront Apartment With Lake And Trail Access
$122 per night

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