The Directory of Unusual Places to Stay
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A unique farmstay motel, in the Waikato area of the North Island, you can stay in a plane, boat, train or Hobbit rooms. Sleeps up to 6 people!
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This small cosy lighthouse for 2 at Island Bay near Wellington can be all yours for the night.
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Situated on the Bay of Plenty this naturist camp has cabin accommodation with pool and sauna.
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Unusual bungalows for 2 with access to romantic garden with hot tub. Many beaches + activities nearby.
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Luxury treehouses, 10m above ground in the canopy of trees, with spectacular views of Kaikoura's dramatic mountains + coastline. For 2-6 people.
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Choose between a stylish studio cabin, or the Hush House nestled away in the picturesque bush. Sleeps 2-6.
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Five unusual glamping options set on a farm in Kaikoura with plenty of free-range roaming animals + llama treks. Cottage for up to 9 people!
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Two romantic cabins in a beautiful country setting in the Bay of Plenty. Get away from it all and relax.
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Holiday park with various modern cabins for 2-6 people, close to a beautiful surf beach at Hotwater.
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This uniquely-shaped accommodation close to the Abel Tasman National Park offers a peaceful retreat for a couple.
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Unique stay in a silo for 2-4 people near Christchurch.
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See the Bay of Islands on The Rock, an overnight cruise vessel, with activities thrown in.
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Floating backpackers accommodation in an idyllic location in the middle of Abel Tasman National Park
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A relaxing stay in your own eco-cottage on a beautiful, private forest reserve. Add a tour, there's plenty to see!
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Boutique accommodation on water. Stay on board moored, or charter the boat with a skipper, at Lake Taupo. 2 nt min stay. No children under 12.
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Eco budget and holiday accommodation on Hokianga Harbour, Northland. Stay in a treehouse or hilltop cabin in a dorm or private room. Groups up to 15.
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A Christchurch city hostel in a former jailhouse, just 10 minutes from the Railway Station.
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Restored former church offers accommodation for up to 8 guests, with hot tub and views over Lake Poerua.
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Family friendly B&B cabins behind the Otago Central Rail Trail - a 150-kilometre walking, cycling and horse riding track.
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A horse riding school in central South Island with instruction, farmstay accommodation and meals.