Looking for a getaway from Dunedin, but not sure what your options are? We’ve handpicked a few holiday homes at varying distances from Auckland to help inspire you to hit the road 🚗
1. Karitane – Less than 1 hour drive
Ready to discover the scenic beauty, golden sand beach, and wildlife that Karitane has to offer?
Spend your days catching some waves and soaking up the summer sun, Sea Breeze Sanctuary is perfectly positioned less than five minutes’ walk from the beach.
Keen on Karitane but not sure where to lay your head? Check out all your options here.
2. Wanaka – approximately 3.5 hour drive
Nestled on the Southern end of its namesake lake, Wanaka is a true gem that rejuvenates and refreshes all who visit.
Charming on Cherry is a 4-bedroom holiday home in a tranquil rural setting, mere minutes from the edge of Lake Wanaka. Enjoy mountain views of Treble Cone from the patio before heading out to explore beautiful Wanaka.
3. Te Anau, Fiordland 3.5 hour drive
Whisk yourselves away to Te Anau nestled in Fiordland. It’s one of the southern hemisphere’s great wilderness regions and has achieved World Heritage Status for its stunning natural features and exceptional beauty.
The Tiny House was lovingly hand-built by the owner with the help of YouTube and some friends, this gorgeous wee holiday home will have you whiling away the hours staring out at the truly magnificent views of the water.
Keen for the same area with more space? Find another spot in Fiordland here.
4. Queenstown Lakes – 3.5 hour drive
Queenstown offers a playground for all ages with activities ranging from high adrenalin Bungy jumps to soaking in a hot pool overlooking the stunning scenery.
Sublime Escape is a 3 storey Queenstown holiday home that includes spacious open plan living on the middle level, including heat pumps and a wood-burning fireplace for cosy winter retreats… unwind in comfort, with ample room to relax and admire the views.
Looking for a different side of Queenstown? Check out more options here.
5. Akaroa – 5-hour drive.
Situated in the stunning Banks Peninsula of the Canterbury region, Akaroa and its outer bays are simply magical. Experience the blend of French and British architecture in Akaroa itself, or venture out and explore the beautiful outer bays.
With views that will take your breath away, or as the French would say ‘à couper le souffle.’ The Boathouse is an ideal spot for couples wanting to explore the French town of Akaroa.
Akaroa seeming ideal, but want to explore the options? Have a browse here!
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