Top 6 Treehouse Hotels & Vacation Rentals In Kaikoura, New Zealand - Updated 2022

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Located just a two-hour drive away from Christchurch, Kaikoura is a beautiful coastal town in New Zealand that is widely known for its amazing marine life, relaxing coastal walks and delicious seafood. It is surrounded by rugged mountains and lush green farmlands and offers a perfect getaway to live in the heart of nature and escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. If you are planning to visit Kaikoura soon, then try switching from regular hotels and inns to treehouse accommodations. They offer a wonderful lodging experience and will allow you to reconnect with nature. Above all, it fulfills a common childhood dream of living atop the trees! Read on to find out more about the top treehouse hotels and vacation rentals in Kaikoura, New Zealand.

1. Hapuku Lodge Tree House

Have a fascinating and delightful lodging experience by staying in this brilliantly located treehouse called Hapuku Lodge. Set 10 meters (32.8 feet) above the ground, this accommodation features modern and stylish interiors, luxurious amenities, and large windows that offer spectacular sights of snow-capped mountains and sea views. The amenities include indoor fireplace, high-speed WiFi, TV, and an immaculate private bathroom with a shower and a soaking tub. There’s an on-site restaurant on the premises where you can try delicious continental cuisines prepared using organic ingredients and made with love!

Hapuku Lodge Tree House
Kaikoura, Canterbury, New Zealand
Treehouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
this is a very special place to stay where even the most travelled of people will be delighted
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2. Cozy and rustic treehouse cabin with modern amenities (from USD 102)

See your childhood dreams of living in a treehouse come true by staying in this gorgeous accommodation. A rustic, wooden property, this cozy place comfortably sleeps five guests in three queen-size beds. There’s a beautiful lounge as well as a dining room in the center of the cabin where you can relax and enjoy the tranquility of the surroundings. It comes with an indoor fireplace, TV, washing machine, and indoor private bathroom well-equipped with essentials as well as hot shower facilities. The deck behind the cabin offers mesmerizing views and leads to peaceful nature walks.

Cabbage Tree Cabin authentic logcabin in mountains
Lyford, Canterbury, New Zealand
306 reviews Superhost
Entire cabin 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
fantastic cottage very comfortable with everything we needed
a cosy and comfortable stay with lots of room fully equipped kitchen
my wife and i really enjoyed our stay in this beautiful comfortable log cabin with nice mountain views
the fire place was all set up to go and the beds were super comfortable
also the beds were extremely comfortable
it’s clean and spotless
clean well presented and a great stay
very clean and everything is provided
amazing cosy house very clean and stylish
we loved staying here it was very clean and neat
claudine is a great host
nice an warm and great host
the owner may consider more how to improve the experience for long term biz
the location is just amazing
amazing cabin in a great location
what a fantastic place and location
gorgeous log cabin in a beautiful location
this house is such a cute place to stay at
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3. Hanmer Tree House (from USD 172)

How romantic would it be to stand on the balcony of a treehouse, enjoy stunning mountain views and talk about life? Well, you will get a chance to experience all that at Hanmer Tree House, just a 10-minute walk away from the center of Hanmer. This awesome accommodation is set in the heart of nature and well adorned with plants. It comes with two bedrooms, a lounge, a dining room, a bathroom with a hot tub, and a well-equipped kitchenette. The king-size beds are super comfortable and offer a good night’s sleep.

Hanmer Tree House
Hanmer Springs , New Zealand
53 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire home 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great amenities excellent beds quality linen comfortable and quiet in a great location
the host were wonderful welcoming us in and thoughtful little touches
highly recommend these perfect hosts and this lovely treehouse
beautiful home and generous and friendly hosts who made us feel very welcome
rik & boio were great hosts
rik and boio are excellent hosts and went out of their way to make us feel very welcome
a wonderful place to relax and unwind in
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4. Amazing studio-style cabin in a magical setting (from USD 67)

Wake up to soothing bird songs and enjoy the sunshine coming in through the glass windows by spending your weekend in this amazing, studio-style treehouse cabin. It’s a cozy and rustic hideaway, ideal for travelers who love to be around peaceful and lovely natural surroundings. It’s nestled in Parnassus, just an hour away from Kaikoura. It can comfortably sleep two guests. The main highlight of this wonderful accommodation is the well-stocked outdoor bathroom with shower facilities. Overall, it’s the perfect getaway to unwind and enjoy the serenity of nature!

Relax in nature at Blockhill private eco-cabin
Parnassus, North Canterbury, New Zealand
189 reviews
Tiny home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
would recommend if you plan to just "be present"-- no electronic distractions (wifi tv etc) was fantastic
the little cabin has everything you need it has amazing views from every window and is compact and comfortable
we loved the outdoor shower bath and toilet overlooking the fruit trees
the cabin was clean and tidy with everything we needed to cook our meals
warm clean beautiful and just perfect one of my favorite places i stayed in nz
the hosts were welcoming and keen to share their little slice of heaven
wonderful hosts and delicious pizza
great stay with misa & olmec who were wonderful hosts
perfect place and perfect hosts
our hosts went over and above to make our stay incredibly relaxing
awesome location on a beautiful farm
really cute little place away from it all
loved the secludedness of location
amazing place to stay and was more than what we expected
it was the perfect place to get away and just relax
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5. Wonderful four-bedroom treehouse with luxury amenities (from USD 218)

Nestled in a peaceful setting and surrounded by majestic trees, Treetop Lodge offers a magical experience in a four-bedroom holiday home with modern amenities. Set in the heart of Hanmer Springs, the property offers the perfect hideaway. Each bedroom comes with a super comfy bed, TV with Netflix, internet access, indoor fireplace, dryer, washing machine, and workspace. The bathrooms are clean and feature a bathtub and a glass-enclosed shower. The deck will let you sip your freshly brewed coffee and admire mesmerizing sights of lush green forests and snow-capped mountains.

Treetop Lodge
Hanmer Springs, Canterbury, New Zealand
5 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire home 4 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

6. Spacious three-bedroom accommodation in a delightful alpine environment (from USD 167)

Enjoy breathtaking sights of the beautiful snow-capped mountains and marvelous alpine forests by resting in this well-built holiday home. It features three spacious bedrooms, two immaculate bathrooms, a well-equipped kitchenette and a wide living room boasting an indoor fireplace, dining table, large glass windows, and a comfortable sofa. The bedrooms have queen-size beds and a balcony offering stunning views. There’s a patio where you can relax, read your book, and admire the splendid surroundings. Just a three-minute drive away from the property, you will find a refreshing spa center, restaurants, and shopping areas.

Slice of Heaven on Oregon
4 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire home 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Have a wonderful stay in Kaikoura

Stay in one of these recommended vacation rentals during your holiday to the stunning coastal town of Kaikoura. They’re beautiful and offer breathtaking countryside views. Immerse yourself in nature and enjoy wonderful amenities.

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