Rotoaira Retreat, Lake Rotoaira

Bach or holiday home | Turangi | #13076

9.1/10 (64 ratings)
  • 6 people
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 3 beds
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • Pets ok
  • No smoking


  • A great location for Families, Lovers, Skiers, Trampers & Fishermen.
  • Stunning views.
  • Peace & Tranquility if you want it with the convenience of being handy for all local attractions.

The Rotoaira Retreat is basic and comfortable retreat at the foot of Mt. Tongariro with stunning views across Lake Rotoira & Mt. Pihanga.

It really is an ideal venue for those that love to be outdoors, in a stunning setting, beside a World Heritage site.

But, if doing outdoor stuff really isnt your thing, the Retreat is a great venue to spend time cuddled up together in front of the log burner, looking across a beautiful vista.

If you have kids there is lots of room for them to play and explore - they will love it

If you have dogs, they're welcome too and theres even a secure dog run where you can leave them safely, from where they too can enjoy the views!

Despite tranquility and solitude, all that the area has to offer is within easy reach, for example:

It is less than 20 minutes to the carpark at Whakapapa, and 15 minutes to the Chateau and National Park.

The finish of the Tongariro Crossing (Ketetahi) is only 7 km's away.

Lake Rotoaira is less than a two minutes away - good fishing, swimming, kayaking and jet ski-ing here.

Fabulous fishing at Lake Otamangakau and Lake Rotopounamuare are only 10 minutes away.

Fishing, rafting and kayaking on the impressive Tongariro River are only 10 minutes away.

The start of the Tongariro Crossing is approx 20 km's away – the Tongariro Crossing tour buses drive past the Retreat, en-route there.

Turangi is less than a 15 minutes away and is handy for the lovely Golf Course, The National Bank, Cash Machines, Petrol Stations, Supermarket, Bakery, Liquor Store, Tokaanu hot pools and boat-ramp access to Lake Taupo

It doesnt matter if you seek tranquility or something very different – the Rotoaira Retreat will meet your needs.

Special conditions: Smoking allowed ouside only (there is a covered area). Bedding and tea towels are provided - but you will need to provide your own towels. Bach to be left clean and tidy (cleaning service available for $60 if required). If more than 6 guests - an additional charge of $10 per person per night will apply. Additionally you will need to bring along your own bedding, for all additional guests.


  • Bath tub
  • Clothes dryer
  • Cot available
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Electric blankets
  • Fireplace
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Shower
  • SKY TV ® - BYO decoder
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair access

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom One

    1 x King bed

  • Bedroom Two

    1 x Queen bed

  • Living Room

    1 x Fold-out sofa bed

Availability & rates

Maybe booked

  • Cleaning: Visitors to clean-up and leave the property as found.
  • Extras: Linen FREE (included)
  • Last minute bookings: 10% off for stays over the next 7 nights

Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
02-Dec-15 to 02-Dec-16
$105/night $120/night
2 night minimum stay

Reviews (105)

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  • WendyMc6
    100%|5x Nov 2015

    Very quiet and private. Had everything we needed. Can't wait to go back in the New Yr.
  • chewmei
    100%|1x Nov 2015

    Stayed for 2 nights. My elderly parent loved very much the feel of the cottage and surrounding, quiet and peaceful. The fire place kept us cosy and warm. The host, dave is very very friendly and make us feel at home. Thanks dave for your great hospitality and made our trip a memorable one.
  • PatrickLa3
    100%|1x Nov 2015

    Nice country style property! Reasonably priced. Great view of lake from the deck. Great location for Hiking Tongariro National Park.
  • danphillips
    100%|1x Oct 2015

    Excellent rustic cottage in a great location. Wood fire heating the cottage on arrival which was a really nice touch. Really friendly owner greeted us on arrival and showed us around the property. The cottage is really well equipped and we had no issues. The location is great for a nice few days away. Lovely views over the lake, deer in the back garden and a friendly horse in the garden next door! Would definitely stay again and would highly recommend.
  • LynE2364
    100%|2x Sep 2015

    Peaceful, relaxing location and the property was more than just a bach, it had everything you need for holiday. Im definitely coming back.
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