Riverstone Backpackers Turangi

Tongariro Crossing Accommodation

Riverstone Backpackers Turangi is a BBH backpackers offering quality Tongariro Crossing accommodation, and shuttle bookings for exploring the Tongariro Crossing and the Tongariro Region.

We are a boutique lodge with modern facilities and a homely and relaxed atmosphere. There are native gardens, modern kitchen & bathrooms, a large covered deck and comfortable beds. Riverstone is frequently rated by BBH Backpackers and on TripAdvisor Specialty Lodging, as the very best Tongariro Crossing accommodation.

Using this Website

Book your accommodation here, but also use this website as a guide to the Tongariro region. There are sections on the Tongariro National Park, and a choice of travel routes. For recent posts please check out our latest news and updates and recent Tongariro fly fishing reports.

Riverstone Backpackers Turangi BedroomGroup Bookings

Riverstone Backpackers welcomes group bookings and we are especially well setup for Tongariro fly fishing, snowboarding and Mt Ruapehu skiing groups. You could book the entire facility, Riverstone Backpackers is suitable for 3 to 18 people. The region offers a range of outdoor activities and trout and fly fishing guides can be arranged.

Tongariro Alpine Crossing

Turangi: Gateway to the Tongariro National Park Riverstone Recommendation

Riverstone Backpackers Turangi

Turangi Township

Riverstone Backpackers is located in Turangi Gateway to the Tongariro National Park a region offering spectacular trekking and walking, trout and fly fishing, skiing and snowboarding, Tongariro river rafting, Tokaanu hot pools & swimming, Taupo sky diving, jet boating and bungy jumping – all within 45minutes drive. Bookings for Tongariro shuttle bus and activities can be arranged free of charge.

Map & Travel Routes

Tongariro Region Riverstone Recommendation

The Tongariro Region is world famous for its diverse range of ecosystems and spectacular landscapes. There are active volcanoes in the Tongariro National Park including Mt Ngauruhoe, now better known as ‘Mt Doom’ from the Lord of the Rings films.The Tongariro National Park is one of 24 global locations that has UNESCO World Heritage Site dual status, it is an area of outstanding natural and cultural value. There are a variety of trekking and walking opportunities, the Tongariro Northern Circuit is a 3 day round trip of the mountains.

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Tongariro River Rafting & Kayaking Tongariro River Rafting & Kayaking Spectacular Gorges, River Journeys & Flat Water Tongariro River rafting in Turangi is good option on days when the Tonga...
Tongariro Lord of the Rings Landscapes Tongariro Lord of the Rings Landscapes Drive Around the Mountains Tongariro National ParkDriving through the spectacular Tongariro Lord of the Rings landscape...
Taupo Skydive, Jet Boating & Bungy Jumping Taupo Skydive, Jet Boating & Bungy Jumping Speed, Spills & Thrills If you are traveling between Rotorua & Turangi via Taupo it is a good chance to take...
Tongariro Map & Travel Routes Tongariro Map & Travel Routes Planning Your Journey Riverstone Backpackers offers a variety of accommodation options and is located on the Tongariro map and re...
Tongariro Fishing Locations Tongariro Fishing Locations Trout & Fly Fishing There are many exceptional Tongariro fishing locations within 5 minutes – 1hr drive from Riverstone Lodge &...