Fishing, skiing and tramping getaway

Bach or holiday home | Turangi | #7885

8.4/10 (25 ratings)
  • 6 people
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 2 beds
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


  • 40 minutes drive to Whakapapa ski field.
  • 5 minutes drive from the Tokaanu hot pools.

This two bedroom house is available year round. It is close to Turangi's town centre (especially the supermarket) and a couple of minutes from the Tongariro river. It provides a great base for skiing at Whakapapa or completing the Tongariro Crossing.

Bedding consists of two double beds and a fold out double couch. It is furnished with a microwave and washing machine. Please note, though, that there is no longer a TV or DVD player. The house has plenty of basic linen, duvets and blankets -but feel free to bring your own if preferred. There is also plenty of cookware, plates, cups and glasses. The fire in the living room quickly gets the house warmed up.

While it is not flash accommodation, it has everything you need and at $60 per night it is very good value. Please note that: (1) the minimum stay is two nights; (2) you must clean up after you and take away all rubbish - the place relies on the goodwill and consideration of the people who use it.

Special conditions: Smoking is fine - so long as you do it outside. Please wash and dry bedding and tea towels etc. upon leaving.


  • Bath tub
  • Easy access
  • Fireplace
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Telecom
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Shower
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • Green room

    Bedroom - Double bed.

    1 x Double bed

  • Yellow room

    Bedroom - Double bed.

    1 x Queen bed

Availability & rates

Maybe booked

  • Cleaning: Visitors to clean-up and leave the property as found.
  • Extras: Linen FREE (included)
Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Flat Rate
01-Dec-15 to 31-Dec-15
$60+/night $60+/night
For up to 2 people. Extra occupants: Adults: $10/night;
2 night minimum stay

Reviews (76)

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  • JohnE736
    100%|12x Oct 2015

    Great place for a little lazy break, if that's what you want to do..
  • EvanB962
    100%|1x Sep 2015

    This property suited our purpose. We were two fishermen who needed a base in which to sleep. We spent most of the day on Tongariro river. The house was warm enough and the beds comfortable enough for two tired fishermen. We got what we paid for.
  • cathleenp1
    new member Aug 2015

    Great stay even though it was cut short due to personal reasons. Close to everything good location
  • MyriamGU1
    100%|2x Aug 2015

    Accomodation simple but well-equiped. But in an oher end we would not say it really suits in winter time. We were freezing in the bedrooms. The property is well-situated between Taupo and Tongariro and there is al lot of walks not far.
  • GavinL2
    100%|1x Jul 2015

    Good rustic place. well positioned close to Turangi town centre, Good value for money.
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