Kowhai Cottage, Turangi

Bach or holiday home | Turangi | #18630

8.8/10 (151 ratings)
  • 8 Guests
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 5 Beds
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • Pets ok
  • No smoking


  • Close to Turangi shops
  • Pet friendly
  • Close to fishing, skiing, mountain biking, tramping

As of January 9 2018 the house has been completed repainted and new wallpaper throughout. Will have new photos up soon.

All carpets have been shampooed and lounge suite cleaned.

A good spring clean. Nice cosy bach with close proximity to Whakapapa ski filed, Lake Taupo, Tongariro River and lots of stunning hiking and biking tracks. Open plan lounge, dining and kitchen. A heat pump keeps the house cosy and warm in the winter, along with an oil fin heater, and if it gets really cold there are two portable gas heaters just waiting in the garage to keep you warm. The kitchen is fully equipped (will need to supply own dishcloth and tea towels) and recently refurbished. There is a washing machine and dryer.

Light weight duvets and pillows are provided in each of the three bedrooms (Note: you will need to provide your own sheets and pillowcases). Bring extra blankets and/or pillows at your own discretion). There are no electric blankets on the beds, although hot water bottles are provided. Enjoy the outside furniture on the large fully fenced section.

Suitable for couples or groups seeking good affordable accommodation in this stunning region.

Walking distance to Turangi shopping centre and dining out.

Tokaanu Hot Pools and geothermal area is a 5 mins drive. Boat launching ramp for the lake is 6 mins drive. Taupo 40 mins. Whakapapa ski field 40mins drive. 5 mins from the famous Tongariro River for world famous trout fishing. 5 mins to 18 hole golf course. An ideal base if you are going to walk the Tongariro Crossing, tramping, mountain biking (42nd Traverse), skiing, snowboarding, white water rafting or the many other activities the area provides. Check out the information booklet in the bach or the information centre for more…

Please clean up after you and take away all rubbish - the place relies on the goodwill and consideration of the guests, there is a cleaning fee and to keep this cost down your removal of rubbish is greatly appreciated.

Special conditions: - Smoking allowed outside only - Pets allowed (with prior approval) - All rubbish to be removed at end of stay


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • Clothes dryer
  • Cot available
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Heat pump - Aircon
  • Highchair
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • SKY TV ® - BYO decoder
  • Toddler safe
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Back Bedroom

    1 x Bunk bed (single over double)

  • Front Bedroom

    2 x Single bed

  • Lounge

    1 x Fold-out sofa bed

  • Master

    1 x Queen bed


Maybe booked

  • Linen: Bring your own linen.
  • Extras: Cleaning $25.00 per stay (required)
Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
21-Mar-18 to 31-Dec-18
$105/night $105/night
Default Tariff
01-Jan-19 to 21-Jun-19
$105/night $105/night

*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 (162)

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  • Very complete with all that you need

    Very complete with all that you need. A real pleasure to stay at the house. Thanks very much.

    JamesLe9 100%|2x Mar 2018

  • Nice place to stay, we loved the veranda!

    Nice place to stay, we loved the veranda!

    CarolinG 100%|4x Feb 2018

  • Second time staying here, this place is great

    Second time staying here, this place is great

    NicolaBu7 100%|2x Feb 2018

  • This home was very homely,clean and modern,will definitely love to use this...

    This home was very homely,clean and modern,will definitely love to use this holiday home again

    MarionWe3 100%|1x Feb 2018

  • Nice property with all we needed

    Nice property with all we needed.

    ChristopherCa7 100%|1x Jan 2018

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