Bob's Bach, your home away from home!

Bach or holiday home | Whareroa Village | #8901

9.4/10 (32 ratings)
  • 5 people
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 4 beds
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


  • Ever changing lake and bush views
  • Comfortable and easy-care
  • Lots of walking tracks and secluded beaches

Come on a journey to visit our patch of paradise! The bach is 9.5 km from the SH32 turnoff, signposted Whareroa Village. Hear the birdsong early morning and enjoy the view of pristine lake and sky with the lights of Taupo and Turangi at night. The house is on an unfenced gentle-sloping section. Relax in the well heated house or explore the area. Walk five minutes down to the beach for swimming, launching your boat at the ramp, exploring the nature reserve, or fly-fishing at the mouth of the Whareroa Stream. Fishing licence and boat ramp fees may be paid to Steve Sanderson at 21 Hinekapi Terrace.

The Whakapapa Skifield is 40 minutes drive south from Whareroa. There's a general store 19.8 km south at Omori with the Tokaanu Thermal Baths, hotel and Oasis Cafe 9 km further on. For trampers and bush-walkers, explore at Pukawa or Omori, or drive 15 minutes north up the Western Bay Road (SH32) to the Waihaha Track, or south through Tokaanu and up the hill on SH47 to Lake Rotopounamu. The Tongariro National Trout Centre is a short distance south from Turangi on SH1.

The bach has open-plan kitchen, dining and lounge area, a double room with queen-size bed and a second bedroom with two single beds, all with a view of the lake. There's a double sofa-bed in the lounge and a combined laundry, shower and toilet.

The house has a stove, microwave, refrigerator, washing machine, radio, TV with Freeview, DVD, and a BBQ on the deck.

NOTE: Full payment is requested at that 14 day booking time.

Please supply your own bed linen, towels, tea towels, personal bathroom requirements. Cleaning materials are supplied.

PLEASE NOTE. On request there is another fully separate room attached to the garage that sleeps two and has an onsuite shower and toilet. This can be included for an extra $35 per night.

Special conditions: Smoking not allowed. No pets.


  • Barbecue - Gas
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Freeview (TM)
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • SKY TV ® - BYO decoder
  • TV
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair access

Bed layouts

  • Bedroom 1

    1 x Queen bed

  • Bedroom 2

    2 x Single bed

  • Main Room

    Combined living/sleeping area

    1 x Fold-out sofa bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Cleaning: Visitors to clean-up and leave the property as found.
  • Linen: Bring your own linen
  • Extras: 2 bed ensuite sleepout $30.00 per night (optional)
  • Multi-night stay: Get 1 FREE night when you stay for 7 nights or longer. Not valid for periods where a last minute discount applies. Free night applies to lowest priced night. 7 nights for $480 plus $20 bond refunded on key returned.

Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
Spring 1/9/2016 - 30/11/2016
08-Dec-16 to 31-Dec-16
$95/night $95/night
2 night minimum stay
autumn season 1/3/2016- 31/5/2016
01-Jan-17 to 08-Dec-17
$90/night $90/night
2 night minimum stay

*Pricing may vary depending on the dates you choose and the number of guests. Additional charges (extras) and minimum stay criteria may also apply. Bookings paid for through Bookabach online payments incur a 3% credit card transaction fee.

Reviews (62)

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  • Cozy and Clean!

    Cozy and Clean!

    robeey448 100%|1x Dec 2016

  • We had a great time in this clean, comfy (esp the beds),...

    We had a great time in this clean, comfy (esp the beds), quiet homely bach, didn't really want to leave. Great surroundings with beautiful views and easy access to the lake and walks. Will definately consider for future trips if we go that way again.

    JoG22274 100%|1x Nov 2016

    Owner/manager responds:

    Really glad you enjoyed the Bach and look forward to seeing you again in the future.

    robynt861 100%|14x

  • Had a great time, warm and cosy and everything that was needed

    Had a great time, warm and cosy and everything that was needed. A great place to relax and enjoy the Lake.

    aliceka2 100%|2x Nov 2016

  • one of the best bach we ever been too

    one of the best bach we ever been too. It's warm and Cousy and the view of the lake in the morning is to die for. I recommend this to anyone who is visiting the lake or thinking of going to the mountains. Bob's bach is the place to stay. I myself will seek this out if i am ever at the area.

    kokakola101 100%|1x Oct 2016

  • Great place

    Great place. We will be back.

    ChrisKe26 100%|1x Sep 2016

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