Off The Track: Perfect for groups & large families

Bach or holiday home | Turangi | #34539

9/10 (17 ratings)
  • 20 Guests
  • 9 Bedrooms
  • 20 Beds
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


Welcome to Off The Track! The Gateway to the the Tongariro Crossing, National Park and River.

We are a backpackers hostel in the summer and a holiday bach in the winter. When you book Off The Track you will have the ENTIRE building to yourselves, no other guests.

Hosting from an old-fashioned township building, settled in amongst 5000 square metres of garden so it's never hard to find a quiet spot in the sun if you want one. Our garden offers fantastic views of Mt Pihanga and the surrounding hills. We are a short, 35 minute drive from the national park and snowy mountains, the supermarket and bus stop are only a 10 minute walk from the hostel and the Tongariro River is also within easy walking distance.

We are proud to offer free unlimited Wifi along with hundreds of movies to watch on our TV's hard drive and free off-street parking for lots of cars.

We are not far from the Tongariro river and only a 35 minute drive from the Tongariro National Park and Ruapehu ski fields.

Cleaning Fee: Due to some previous guests doing a very poor job of cleaning up and then making a big fuss when we charged them for it, we now charge a $50 cleaning fee as standard. Sorry but we will not waive this fee, it is part of the rental price now. This fee covers up to two and a half hours cleaning.

Bed linen is provided. We offer pillows, pillowcases, duvets, duvet covers and sheets. We provide bathmats and tea-towels but you need to bring your own bath towels.

Firewood is included in the rental price and all bedrooms and cabins have their own heaters.

Pets are allowed with prior discussion with us. We have a dog and a cat so any guest dogs must be well behaved with cats.

Special conditions:

* A bond of $100 is payable when booking. This is refunded within 7 days of you leaving if there is no damage or cleaning for us to attend to

* Pets ok with prior approval, not allowed in bedrooms

* $50 cleaning fee covers up to 2 and a half hours of cleaning, any more will be deducted from bond....


  • DVD player
  • Fridge
  • Internet (Broadband)
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair access

Bed layouts

  • Cabin 1

    3 x Single bed

  • Cabin 2

    3 x Single bed

  • Cabin 3

    3 x Single bed

  • Single Room 1

    1 x Single bed

  • Twin Room 2

    2 x Single bed

  • Twin Room 3

    2 x Single bed

  • Twin Room 4

    2 x Single bed

  • Twin Room 5

    2 x Single bed

  • Twin Room 6

    2 x Single bed


Maybe booked

*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 (17)

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  • Property is great for a youth camp

    Property is great for a youth camp. Some spaces are quite small ie bedrooms. The outside Cabins are very small with 3 beds, but they do the job and it means kids don't hang out in there, they stay with the main group which is a win... Awesome indoor fire with plenty of dry wood. Lounge area is great. We prob could have gone with an extra toilet as there was only 2 for 20 of us. Great parking off the st with a locked gate. great price to stay we are really happy with everything.

    Mikeleopard 100%|1x Aug 2018

  • the property was perfect for our group we had 20 people so...

    the property was perfect for our group we had 20 people so this was perfect for us, it had everything we needed and everything was supplied which was great, the Manager was very helpful and didn't bother us at all. we would 100% come back and stay here perfect for big groups on a lower budget!

    SuzyJ389 new member Jul 2018

  • We've really had a great time staying at Off the track

    We've really had a great time staying at Off the track. The building looks fresh than last time we were there. We would really love to come back and recommend it to our friends.

    rednaz007 100%|1x Sep 2017

  • Great property, basic but filled our needs

    Great property, basic but filled our needs. There was 19 of us and the split of rooms was perfect if some needed time out. Great grounds for cricket too!

    carriebeena 100%|10x Aug 2017

  • Quite basic accommodation but suited our needs for such a big group...

    Quite basic accommodation but suited our needs for such a big group of people. Lots of space for the kids to run around outside.

    juanle795 100%|5x Jul 2017

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