Fabulous River Retreat

Tongariro Riverside Home

9.6/10 (10 ratings)

#2958 - Turangi - Bach or holiday home - Listed May 2006 - Shortlisted by 308 members


  • 6people (max)
  • 3bedrooms
  • 2bathrooms
  • kids
  • pets
  • smokers

A place to relax and enjoy nature's attractions, on Turangi's most beautiful riverside area in Taupahi Road. This spacious and modernised riverside home has a large Freeview TV and DVD player and all the comforts including master bedroom with ensuite, excellent woodburner with firewood supplied, fleecy electric blankets and feather duvets keep you warm and cosy in winter. A covered deck with alfresco dining for year round outdoor living, gas bbq with hood, and just two minutes walk to world famous fishing pools such as the Breakfast Pool and Major Jones. There is no shortage of local activities with fabulous river and mountain walks, hot pools, golf, ski fields, cafes and restaurants all just minutes away. The Lake is only a 5 minute drive and has a great boat ramp. River Retreat offers excellent off street parking for cars and is right next door to Brook Mews - another holiday cottage available through bookabach which could also be booked for reunions and large group visits.


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Bath tub
  • Clothes dryer
  • Cot available
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Electric blankets
  • Fireplace
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Highchair
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Telecom
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • SKY TV ® - BYO decoder
  • Toddler safe
  • TV
  • Washing machine


  • Bedroom

    1 x Queen bed

  • bedroom 2

    1 x Queen bed

  • Bedroom 3

    2 x Single bed

Service level

Linen: Linen can be supplied. Additional charge of $60.00 per stay applies.

Cleaning: Cleaning provided. Additional charge of $75.00 per stay applies.


Cleaning (Required, $75.00 per stay) ; Linen (Optional, $60.00 per stay) ;

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Owner/Manager contact details will be provided by Bookabach once you've made a booking request.

  • 20% off for stays over the next 7 nights!

  • Stay for 5 nights and pay for 4 nights! Not valid for periods where last minute discount applies. Free night applies to lowest priced night. Excludes school & public holidays.

Special conditions

Two night minimum stay, except for long weekends and Christmas holidays. Long weekends have a 3 night minimum stay.
Linen available for additional charge. Portacot, baby bedding and highchair supplied. Smokers must smoke outside (use covered deck) . Cleaning fee of $75 applies.

Well behaved pets OK with prior arrangement.

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$130 NZD per night

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Guest comments

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  •  Clean, homely bach. Owners really good to deal with and would highly recommend as hassle free people who always deliver. 

  •  I liked that the place was clean and had everything needed in the house.. games cupboard was fully stocked with excellent games... (these things we had forgotten). 

  •  It was superb and just what we wanted for our family reunion -very well equipped and comfortable -we hope to go back one day 

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Things to do

  • Boat Hire
  • Cafes/Restaurants
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking/Walks
  • Historical Sites
  • Horse Riding
  • Hot Pools
  • Mountain Biking
  • Snow Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wineries