Luxury Riverside Cottage Getaway Special for Four

The Cottage was designed for families and smaller groups who value the privacy and spaciousness of a home together, with all the facilities to cater for their own needs for the duration of their stay.

Inside The Cottage, stylish interior decor and contemporary features enhance a sense of warmth, comfort, and understated sophistication. Immediately upon arrival, you will feel a sense of relaxation as the atmosphere soothes away the stresses of daily living.

The self catering Cottage at River Birches truly is your perfect escape alongside the magical waters of the Tongariro.

The Cottage rooms

The three bedrooms in The Cottage provide a restful and peaceful escape. Sumptuous down-filled duvets and pillows and monogrammed bathrobes will add comfort to your stay.

The Ruapehu Room
Walk into a spacious, charming, and conveniently sited downstairs bedroom. This room features a super king-sized bed, ensuite with a large walk-in shower, walk-in closet, and underfloor heating. Relax and enjoy.

The Tongariro Room
Upstairs on the east side of the house, this beautiful bedroom receives early morning sun and a lovely garden view. It also features a walk-in closet. It’s the largest of the Cottage bedrooms and has two king-single beds which can be formed into a super king-sized bed if preferred.

The Ngauruhoe Room
This bedroom faces west and enjoys the afternoon sunshine. It also features two king-size single beds or can be formed into a  super king-size bed. This room provides a glimpse of Mount Pihanga, to the east of the Tongariro National Park. Both The Tongariro Room and The Ngauruhoe Room share a large beautifully appointed bathroom featuring an over-sized bath, large walk-in shower and underfloor heating.

The Birches Study

Ideal for writing or work tasks, this pleasant space has a comfortable sofa bed to accommodate a seventh person. From the window, you’ll get a view of the mountains north of the nearby Tongariro National Park.


•Large wooden deck for alfresco dining, relaxing, and/or outdoor entertainment
• Fully equipped well-appointed modern kitchen with amenities for up to Seven people

• Large cedar hot tub nestled within a fern garden
• River Birches personalized toiletries
• Heat pump heating and air-conditioning provides comfort in all weather
• High-speed broadband
• Netflix and cable TV
• TESLA recharging station for electric vehicles
• Dual carport for off-road parking


  • A daily hamper of gourmet breakfast provisions
  • On-site concierge service
  • Daily light housekeeping service
Rate: NZ$ 1,028 per night for four guests including GST. For stays until 31st October 2023.



Booking Guidelines:

Package must be booked at least 24 hrs prior to arrival
Applies to direct bookings only
Package dates valid for stays Now – 31st October 2023 

Stay must be completed by October 31st, 2023    

Promotion not available on public holidays

Minimum stay  2 nights:
Rates are quoted for a single party of up to 4 people  any additional guest is NZ$225, up to a total of 7 guests
Not valid in conjunction with any other offer
All prices quoted are in New Zealand dollars and include 15% GST 

Our Booking policy:
In order to secure your booking, we will charge the total amount (accommodation, meals & activities)when the booking is placed. 
Our payment policy:
We will send you a credit/debit card payment link at the time of booking for your total amount including activities. Incidental charges can be settled at the time of checkout by credit/debit card or cash.