Auckland resides in the north island of New Zealand and is set picturesquely on a harbor full of gorgeous boats. The city line paired with the ocean creates the most stunning overall landscape for this super cool town at the north tip of the island. Auckland offers trendy shopping, incredible food, a neat park built around an inactive volcano, and lots of cool places to stay. The Airbnb game in the city is diverse, and if looking for something a bit different, there’s much to choose from. These are the best quirky Airbnbs in Auckland.

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Aroha Cobhouse Aroha Cobhouse
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Aroha Cobhouse

Aroha Cobhouse

Earth lovers rejoice! This traditionally constructed cobhouse has been designed with plenty of outdoor flair, like the branch railing enclosing the king-sized loft, and the completely off the grid features. Comprised totally of recycled materials, the dwelling could have easily existed in fiction, within a story like Snow White.

Haparanda Classic Yacht Haparanda Classic yacht
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Haparanda Classic yacht

Haparanda Classic Yacht

Gloriously constructed of glossy woods and classic carved details, this yacht features three bedrooms and all the necessities for either a stay in downtown Auckland, or a charter trip out to the open sea. While traditional throughout, there are modernized touches from speakers to other fun attributes.

Kauri Cabin - Piha Kauri Cabin - Piha
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Kauri Cabin - Piha

Kauri Cabin - Piha

This preciously small cabin has everything one would need to enjoy an escape to the beaches of Auckland—just a half-mile jaunt will take you to the sand and surf. Basically a teeny studio, guests have essentials to whip up a small snack, while gazing out at the native foliage via a large glass door that takes up an entire wall.

Unique Tiny House in the Native Forest Unique Tiny House in the native forest - sleeps 4
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Unique Tiny House in the native forest - sleeps 4

Unique Tiny House in the Native Forest

Formerly a Bedford bus operating in the 1930s, this green beauty still features its steering wheel, wood finishes and the overall charm of its former life. Of course, some new features have been added to create a plush stay for those looking to explore the area, and other peaceful places await on the property, like a scenic river and lush foliage. There’s even an upstairs with a sleeping nook.

Unique Castle in Half Moon Bay Unqiue Castle in Half Moon Bay Auckland
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Unqiue Castle in Half Moon Bay Auckland

Unique Castle in Half Moon Bay

Yes, folks can rent an actual castle for their New Zealand vacation. And while this one is designed to resemble an old fortress, with a touch of “Great Wall” flare, it has the interior feel of a lovely modern home. Some of the rooms have over the top designs like the purple-red tiled bathroom with soaking tub and walk-in shower. Enjoy the stunning pool, billiards, and proximity to popular sites.

Dome House Waiheke - Eros Apartment Dome House Waiheke - Eros Apartment
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Dome House Waiheke - Eros Apartment

Dome House Waiheke - Eros Apartment

Dandelion wall art, a striking stark white and electric blue color pallet and a distinct appearance famed among locals, this dome house is truly a quirky, awesome Airbnb. Guests will have access to their own private apartment, as there are two to choose from. One can accommodate two people, and the other five people among the Greek-inspired digs. The entire house can be rented as well.

Nood Dome at Eden Park Nood Dome 1 Staydium Glamping at Eden Park
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Nood Dome 1 Staydium Glamping at Eden Park

Nood Dome at Eden Park

Perhaps fulfilling the ultimate dreams of any sports fan, Eden Park in Auckland features two “Staydium” glamping tents amongst the actual stands, with prime views of the field. Guests can literally chill in their bed while watching an event at the national stadium, and will even have the option to meander various seats and exclusive parts of the park.

2 Berth Comfortable Campervan 2 berth comfortable Nissan campervan
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2 berth comfortable Nissan campervan

2 Berth Comfortable Campervan

Can’t decide exactly which view you’d like in Auckland? Rent this super cool camper van Airbnb, which is better on gas than your typical heavy load RV. A comfy bed and high roof add a surprising amount of space to this snug abode on wheels. Portable toilets, a gas cooker and USB chargers are among the amenities.

Casaria - Stay Waiheke Casaria - Stay Waiheke
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Casaria - Stay Waiheke

Casaria - Stay Waiheke

A combination of out-of-the-box accommodations occupies this property. A spacious yurt with Japanese bathroom pod and outdoor french tub is the perfect romantic retreat, while a barn also welcomes with a kitchen and sleeping loft—this could be a cool place for a family or group of friends. The property has fun touches such as a trampoline and lots of room to roam. So come relax at this urban barn yurt escape.

Only Fools and Horses Only Fools and Horses
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Only Fools and Horses

Only Fools and Horses

Big groups can have a grand time staying at this massive barn which can sleep ten people within its bunk rooms. Family reunions, business gatherings, you name it, this place is a cool fit. Guests also have access to a pool complex for all-day fun, but the beach is nearby as well. The choice is yours!

Luxurious Studio Apartment - Close to the Airport Luxurious Studio Apartment - Close to the Airport
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Luxurious Studio Apartment - Close to the Airport

Luxurious Studio Apartment - Close to the Airport

Swanky like a suave night club, this glossy and glistening abode is dripping with style. While not your traditional decor, it’s a phenomenal place to base when looking for that unusual dwelling on vacation. Conveniently located, many eateries and sites are at your fingertips, but it may be hard to leave the swinging chair that peers out toward that crazy awesome balcony.

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