Experience enchantment in unusual holiday homes

From historic rail cars and silo stays to naturalist camps and canopy tree houses, New Zealand boasts some of the most interesting and unique holiday homes. Whether you want to be surrounded by free-roaming wildlife, sleeping high above the forest floor or tucked away in a renovated jailhouse, there’s no shortage of unforgettable holiday lettings in New Zealand’s most intriguing locations.

A family history of rail carriage sleepouts


Two rail carriages at Palliser Bay are the latest in a line of conversions.

A schoolhouse amongst the vines


From schoolhouse to luxurious cottage - a tale of transformation at Kina Beach Vineyard.

Take a walk on the wildside


Building a self-sufficient eco-lodge in the heart of the bush: from mud to mod-cons.