Getting here by air
Regular flights connect Auckland and Wellington with Taupo, the nearest domestic airport to Turangi. The road from Taupo to Turangi follows the edge of the lake, making it a very scenic journey of about 40 minutes.
Getting here by road from Auckland
The drive from Auckland to Turangi takes about 4.5 hours. After crossing the Tongariro River bridge take the first turn on your left (Piri Road). Turn right into Taupahi Road and Koura Street is the third turn on your left.
Getting here by road from Wellington
The drive from Wellington to Turangi takes about 4 hours. On your approach into Turangi, turn right off State Highway One into Taupahi Road. Koura Street is the second turn on your right.
River Birches Lodge
19 Koura St.