The Fishing Bach - Cottage for all Seasons

Bach or holiday home | Turangi | #13086

9.7/10 (48 ratings)
  • 6 Guests
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Beds
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • Pets ok
  • No smoking


  • Comfortable cottage with heaps of outdoor space for all the family including the four legged ones.
  • Right on the doorstep of the Tongariro River for fishing and the volcanic plateau for outdoor fun.
  • Handy to skiing, mountain hiking, walking and bike trails. Snow, sun, lakes and rivers on offer.

This older, original style, character Bach is a holiday cottage for all seasons and for all reasons. Not only is it ideally positioned for the enthusiastic fishermen, being adjacent to the Judges Pool on the Tongariro River, it is also a wonderful holiday cottage for families.

The Property backs onto the river reserve and it is an easy wander out through the section and down to the river to fish or to enjoy short or long walks along the river banks.

The Fishing Bach is ideally located 35 minutes from Mount Ruapehu and the Tongariro National park and all that this area offers, with skiing and the other outdoor pursuits such as biking and hiking, especially the famous Tongariro Crossing.

Nearby attractions include the wonderful Lake Taupo, (5mins), Hot Pools at Tokaanu, (5mins), and the bustling tourist town of Taupo, (30mins). There is also the Kaimanawa Forest Park a short drive away.

Turangi has a New World supermarket and a small shopping centre which caters for most requirements, including the best meat pies! There is a covered swimming pool complex and mini golf all within walking distance.

The Fishing Bach is a self contained cottage on a large back section. It is ideal and safe for children who can bring their bikes and enjoy playing outdoors.

The Bach sleeps a maximum of 6 people, with 3 bedrooms in all. It has a cosy living area with an open fireplace, essential in winter and a separate dining room. It has one bathroom with a shower/shub, a tidy compact kitchen and a washing machine and dryer.

There is plenty of parking for cars and boats on the property.

Bed Linen is provided. Bring own bath towels, but can be provided for extra fee of $3 each.

There is a cleaning fee of $50 per stay.

Special conditions: Sugar, coffee, tea, flour, salt, are in the cupboard for your use and long life milk is in the fridge for your first cup of tea on arrival. The Fishing bach is made available for use on the condition that it is cared for (we like it!) Please accept that any undue damage may be charged for. We are pet friendly and are happy to have your well behaved pets stay with you. There is a large internal garage where they can easily be housed. Please ask for details.


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Clothes dryer
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Electric blankets
  • Fireplace
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Internet (Broadband)
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Bunk Room

    1 x Bunk bed

  • Master bedroom

    1 x Queen bed

  • twin singles (2)

    1 x Single bed


Maybe booked

  • Extras: Linen FREE (included); Cleaning $65.00 per stay (required)

*Pricing may vary depending on the dates you choose and the number of guests. Additional charges (extras) and minimum stay criteria may also apply. Service fees may also apply.

Reviews (51)

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  • Great spot

    Great spot

    RichardPe25 100%|1x May 2018

  • We loved the real Bach feel to this lovely house and it...

    We loved the real Bach feel to this lovely house and it was clean and tidy with lots of firewood ready for cold nights. Property is pet friendly but you do need to be aware that it is not fully fenced.

    SueW7478 100%|2x Apr 2018

  • Amazing Bach

    Amazing Bach. Terrific location, easy walk to town, short steps outside the backyard to downtown and restaurants. For those crossing Tongariro, the expedition buses will pick you up in front of the house and drop you off at home too. Kitchen was stocked well. Lots of firewood made the nights really special. Strongly recommend.

    JohnTh19 100%|7x Apr 2018

  • Amazing location

    Amazing location. Lovely Bach, has all the essentials and great hosts.

    dolrrd953 100%|7x Feb 2018

  • Amazing location

    Amazing location. Lovely Bach, has all the essentials and great hosts.

    dolrrd953 100%|7x Feb 2018

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