Waterfront vacation rentals in North Island

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Top-rated waterfront rentals in North Island

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Guest suite in Karapiro
Lake Edge Stunning views Karapiro
Lake Edge..Lake Karapiro, stunning uninterrupted views of the finishing Line of The Worlds Best Rowing, WakaAma, Canoeing, Hydroplanes, Kayaking, Water Skiing. Directly opposite Don Rowlands Centre HOBBITON 20 min Waikato River Trail 15 min 10 mins CAMBRIDGE 10 mins AVANTIDRONE 50 minutes Waitomo Caves 5 min Boatshed Cafe & Wedding Venue 1hour 45 mins International Airport Guests have total privacy separate Pavilion from main dwelling. Jetty on Lake edge, direct access to the water.
Oct 19 – 26
$139 per night
4.98 out of 5 average rating, 383 reviews
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Tiny home in Raglan
The Gazebo
The Gazebo is a unique small space at the end of the Raglan harbour. Privately sited on a small farm founded on permaculture principles, The Gazebo features native timber, a mezzanine sleeping platform, and unique indoor-outdoor living spaces. With an outdoor galley kitchen and gas-heated shower among the magnolias, you will have all the comforts of home while being brought into the outdoors. The private outdoor bath overlooking the sunset across the harbour is a stand-out feature.
May 28 – Jun 4
$140 per night
4.93 out of 5 average rating, 312 reviews
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Home in Tutukaka
Black Rock Holiday Home - Tutukaka
Modern cedar home in Dolphin Bay, Tutukaka with all the modern benefits including a separate self contained sleep out. Absolute water front with panoramic ocean views and access to the beach below for fishing, snorkeling, kayaking, exploring, or just sitting on the sand. Enjoy all day sun from the ocean facing decks and then retire to the courtyard in the evening for a BBQ while sitting in front of an open wood fire. Tutukaka's finest restaurants and bars only a 3 minute drive away
Jul 24 – 31
$555 per night
4.91 out of 5 average rating, 213 reviews

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Waterfront apartment rentals

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Apartment in Russell
PACIFICA - 1 BEDROOM APARTMENT
Feb 19 – 26
$179 per night
4.87 out of 5 average rating, 351 reviews
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Apartment in Auckland City
Lux Panoramic Seaview Penthouse on Princes Wharf
Jul 21 – 28
$275 per night
4.92 out of 5 average rating, 158 reviews
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Apartment in Raglan
Whale Bay Surf Bach + Spa - Absolute Waterfront
Oct 23 – 30
$252 per night
4.84 out of 5 average rating, 118 reviews
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Apartment in Tauranga
Stunning Waterfront Apart | w/Balcony | Full Kitch
Sep 23 – 30
$196 per night
4.91 out of 5 average rating, 114 reviews
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Apartment in Wellington
Seaside relaxed fun
May 8 – 15
$86 per night
4.92 out of 5 average rating, 669 reviews
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Apartment in Napier
Marine Parade Stylish Apartment - 453 ByTheSea
Oct 12 – 19
$113 per night
4.98 out of 5 average rating, 520 reviews
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Apartment in Auckland
Entire Apartment - Stunning City Pad
Aug 10 – 17
$144 per night
4.98 out of 5 average rating, 166 reviews
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Apartment in Mount Maunganui
A Stunning Escape- with beach views
Jul 25 – Aug 1
$128 per night
4.89 out of 5 average rating, 109 reviews
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Apartment in Mapua
Pohutukawa Farm, Mapua Inlet, sea views.
Oct 7 – 14
$119 per night
4.9 out of 5 average rating, 207 reviews
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Apartment in Whangaparaoa
Seacliff VILLA - Luxury apartment, sea views.
Sep 30 – Oct 7
$139 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 117 reviews
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Apartment in Wellington
South Coast Charm
Jul 18 – 25
$94 per night
4.94 out of 5 average rating, 370 reviews
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Apartment in Auckland Central
Princes Wharf's truly stunning North-West Loft
Aug 16 – 23
$564 per night
4.99 out of 5 average rating, 116 reviews

Waterfront house rentals

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Home in Russell
Funky House near historic Russell
Jul 23 – 30
$126 per night
4.93 out of 5 average rating, 136 reviews
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Home in Wyuna Bay
Private Bay with Amazing Sea Views
Jun 22 – 29
$187 per night
4.92 out of 5 average rating, 127 reviews
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Home in Rawhiti
Stunning Views on the Coast
May 25 – Jun 1
$185 per night
4.99 out of 5 average rating, 213 reviews
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Home in Wyuna Bay
Private Bay Beachfront - Stunning Location!
Oct 23 – 30
$317 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 209 reviews
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Home in Mangawhai
Luxe at the Lake Mangawhai
Sep 4 – 11
$185 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 226 reviews
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Home in Pukehina
Beauty on the beach front
Apr 24 – May 1
$119 per night
4.93 out of 5 average rating, 121 reviews
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Home in Raglan
MURITAI WATERS - incredible waterfront location
Jul 23 – 30
$179 per night
4.91 out of 5 average rating, 172 reviews
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Home in Pukehina
Absolute Beachfront Sandy Feet Retreat Pukehina
Feb 17 – 24
$216 per night
4.82 out of 5 average rating, 122 reviews
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Home in Ruby Bay
Absolute Beachfront Oasis with Sea Views & Hot Tub
Jul 10 – 17
$183 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 137 reviews
Superhost
Home in Piha
Piha Surf House - Piha Beach
Jul 10 – 17
$154 per night
4.89 out of 5 average rating, 248 reviews
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Home in Ocean Beach
Rustic beachfront bach
Jun 26 – Jul 3
$191 per night
4.91 out of 5 average rating, 152 reviews
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Home in Brooklyn
Hunter Bay Wellington South Coast Bach
Aug 6 – 13
$173 per night
4.94 out of 5 average rating, 145 reviews

Waterfront condo rentals

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Condo in Pouawa
Makorori Magic
Apr 11 – 18
$100 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 126 reviews
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Condo in Wellington
Oriental Parade Historic apartment
Jun 15 – 22
$115 per night
4.79 out of 5 average rating, 134 reviews
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Condo in Napier
Oceanside Escape
Apr 16 – 23
$94 per night
4.8 out of 5 average rating, 218 reviews
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Condo in Raglan
Raglan Silos - Grand apartment
Jun 3 – 10
$238 per night
4.88 out of 5 average rating, 17 reviews
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Condo in One Tree Point
Amazing views. Sandy beach. Spa
Apr 18 – 25
$180 per night
4.98 out of 5 average rating, 55 reviews
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Condo in Paihia
Modern seaside apartment in the heart of Paihia
Jul 25 – Aug 1
$304 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 27 reviews
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Condo in Raglan
Stunning Water Views Apartment
Mar 1 – 8
$309 per night
4.71 out of 5 average rating, 14 reviews
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Condo in Auckland
Absolute Beachfront Paradise! Milford, North Shore
Jun 5 – 12
$216 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 71 reviews
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Condo in Tamaterau
Harbour Palms Apartment
Jul 13 – 20
$87 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 30 reviews
Superhost
Condo in Taupō
Two Views - Apartment on the River. Walk to town
Nov 7 – 14
$307 per night
4.85 out of 5 average rating, 26 reviews
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Condo in Auckland
Luxury beach front apartment with the BEST views!
Aug 5 – 12
$284 per night
4.88 out of 5 average rating, 25 reviews
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Condo in Opua
OTEHEI Luxury Apartment - Bay of Islands Marina
Oct 21 – 28
$157 per night
4.96 out of 5 average rating, 68 reviews

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