Luxury Tongariro lodge accommodation in a superb New Zealand location, close to the renowned Tongariro Crossing and only footsteps away from the world famous fly fishing on the Tongariro River.

River Birches offers boutique New Zealand lodge accommodation in Turangi, on the southern edge of Lake Taupo. The lodge provides quiet seclusion and understated luxury accommodation at affordable prices.

Set within a peaceful garden-scape beside the world-famous Tongariro River, try your hand at trout fishing in one of New Zealand’s most beautiful rivers by day, and enjoy our luxury lodge accommodation by night. River Birches is a short drive from the Tongariro National Park, where you can select from a range of exciting activities, from the renowned Tongariro Crossing to winter skiing on Mount Ruapehu.

Why stay at the River Birches Lodge

Guided Tongariro Crossing Excursion

You will be in the safe hands of your mountain guide, one of a small group of select professionals with a concession to guide in the mountain.

Superb Fly Fishing

Meters from the lodge is the world-famous Tongariro River and within a short walking distance som of the river's most famous pools

Adventure Awaits

River Birches hosts will cater to all your requirements within luxury surroundings. Fish, ski, walk, dine, or relax.