Luxury Tongariro Crossing Accommodation

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From $358 / night

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  • 4 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Cottage

The Cottage at River Birches “Here’s your special home away from home" set on the banks of the Tongariro River, a peaceful, idyllic place to do your own thing while enjoying access to the varied pleasures and attractions of the area. Fish, ski or walk the famous Tongariro Alpine Crossing, or simply chill out completely within the wonderful calming surrounds of The Cottage at the River Birches. Here, it’s easy to feel like you’ve discovered your second home.”

The three bedrooms in the Cottage offer the luxury and coziness of down-filled duvets, monogrammed pillowcases, 100% down-pillows and bathrobes. After a full day of hiking...Read more


Luxury Tongariro Crossing Accommodation
Taupo, North Island, New Zealand

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Additional Location Information

Turangi / Taupo attractions and activities are dominated by the three imposing volcanic peaks of the Tongariro National Park which tower over this pristine New Zealand adventure-land. Skiing on Mount Ruapehu and some of the most captivating mountain walks in the world including the Tongariro Alpine Crossing are located at the Cottage's doorstep.
Turangi offers an 18-hole golf course, white-water rafting on the Tongariro River and canoeing through the surrounding wetlands. Walkers will enjoy the river walkway alongside The Cottage and the many other scenic walks in the area.
An easy 35-minute drive north brings you to the tourist hub of Taupo. Here you will find excellent restaurants, cafes, shopping and many outdoor pursuits, such as fishing, boating, water-skiing, bungy-jumping and several 18 hole golf courses including the famous Wairakei International Course..
Wine enthusiasts can take a scenic two-hour drive to the superb wine district of Hawke’s Bay.

More About This Location

Mountain nearby

What's Nearby

Water sports nearby, Golf course on-site or within 15 minute walk, Horse riding nearby, Fishing nearby

Getting There

Nearest airport: Taupo, 30 miles
Car is not necessary


Last updated on January 27, 2014
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Rental fees

  • Cleaning fee | $82 per stay
  • Fees for additional guests may apply.

Additional notes from the owner

The Cottage at River Birches can accommodate up to 7 guests as a single party booking, self contained, self catering and self servicing
-Daily servicing if required $100 per day
-1 PAX NZ $385 per night
-2 PAX NZ $435 per night
-Additional guests NZ $150 per night
-Extra adult (7th person) on sofa bed or rollaway in the Study NZ $100
-Minimum stay - 2 nights
-Children up to and including age 16, sharing parents room – no charge maximum 2 children
-Single night booking; $150 surcharge
-Payments: Our policy is payment seven days prior to the guests arriving.
-Cancellation Policy:
Cancellation within 30 days of arrival date: 25% forfeit of the total booking price.
Cancellation within 7 days of arrival date: 100% forfeit of the total booking price.
Bookings for the Christmas and New Year period, December 22 – January 4 inclusive, carry a 30 day 100% cancellation forfeit.
Dates may be changed subject to availability, otherwise the cancellation policy applies.


  • Alarm Clock
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Iron
  • Hair dryer
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Corporate bookings allowed
  • High chair
  • Housekeeping Optional
  • A/C or climate control
  • Towels Provided
  • Bachelor or bachelorette parties allowed
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Long term rentals allowed (over 1 month)
Phone / Internet
  • Internet Access
  • Telephone
Property Features
  • Parking
  • Mountain Views
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Blender
  • Stove or Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Stereo or CD player
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Satellite or cable TV
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Deck
  • Garden
  • Pet friendly - no
  • Smoking allowed - no
  • Suitable for children - yes
  • Suitable for the elderly - yes
  • Wheelchair accessible - no
Living space
  • 500 square meters

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