River Birches Lodge - Turangi

Food, Wine & Luxury Getaway

Deal Details

Travel Dates

28 Aug 21 - 15 Dec 21

Sale Ends

Dec 13, 2021

Priced From

$983 per person

Trip Information

River birches El Fresco


If your desire is to simply relax and be pampered within our elegant and stylish guest rooms; enjoy delightful meals prepared by our resident chef, or take a scenic stroll along the adjacent Tongariro Riverwalk, then River Birches is the place for you. 

Should you be up for a more active stay, it’s all here at your River Birches’ doorstep: the Tongariro Crossing, exceptional world-renowned fly fishing, exploring Tongariro National Park, golfing, whitewater rafting, winter skiing on Mount Ruapehu, and mountain biking.

Why stay at River Birches Lodge?

• Enjoy the personal touch from your hosts Jason and Rebeca who will ensure your stay, at our luxury Lodge, is a wonderfully memorable one

•  The Tongariro Crossing is arguably New Zealand’s most famous one-day walk and certainly the most dramatic. We’ll show you the best way to see it with our exclusive guided crossing option (See Tongariro Crossing in the menu bar)

• Proximity to all the Tongariro region attractions and activities with the help and guidance of the Lodge hosts and staff

Package Inclusions

  • Bottle of fine sparkling New Zealand wine on arrival
  • 2 Nights Accommodation in the Admiral's room
  • A delicious five-course dinner for two each night. We offer a farm to table dinner prepared by our on-site Chef, sourced from only the very best fresh local produce. River Birches offers and innovative, five-course, prix fixe menu which changes daily and utilizes organic, seasonal, and local fare. River Birches has an extensive wine & other beverage selections to purchase choose from.
  • A delectable daily gourmet breakfast is also included. Whether you prefer a light, continental breakfast teeming with fresh, local produce or a hot meal with all the trimmings, you’ll enjoy the best possible start to your day at the hands of our brilliant chef.
  • GST Included

The Admiral’s room offers picturesque garden views, an opulent ensuite, a private hot tub and a daily cooked gourmet breakfast prepared by our talented chef—everything you need for an unforgettable stay at the region’s most tranquil retreat.

Fall & Winter are a magical time at River Birches Lodge. With our architectural award-winning retreat located just metres from the Tongariro River, our guests have the pleasure of waking up to the peaceful sound of rhythmic running water and soft native birdsong as the morning mist rolls over the nearby mountains. 

Your premium lodge room is furnished with a super-king bed adorned with luxurious linens and with all the extra amenities you could hope for. Warm and welcoming, all of our suites are appointed with heat pumps and generous baths, with free Wi-Fi helping you to stay connected as you enjoy your glorious getaway. 

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