Turangi Shops & Adventure

Services & Information

Riverstone Backpackers is close to all Turangi shops and essential services. For a small town Turangi offers a surprising number of  food and eating out options which includes wineries, cafes, some quality coffee and local produce. A full range of local community services and shopping opportunities are listed on the Go Tongariro Community Website.

Much of the best information on the region can be found by exploring the news and updates section of this website, and checking out what to do in and around Turangi, within the Tongariro Region and the Tongariro National Park. There is also a library of local books available at Riverstone Backpackers, and much information posted on the walls within the lodge.

We Are Centrally Located Riverstone Recommendation

  • New World Supermarket – 500m
  • Turangi Town Centre – 400m
  • Intercity Bus station – 300m
  • Turangi iSite Information Center – 300m

The Turangi I-Site also has a dedicated and helpful staff with a wealth of local information including the full range of regional visitor guides, DOC information booklets and an interesting range of local books. There is also a DOC Visitor Centre at Whakapapa Village where a range of short walks begin.

Activity Operators

Riverstone Lodge and Backpackers is able to arrange and book any of the outdoor activities available in the Tongariro Region or on your journey between Taupo & Rotorua. There are no surcharges, only a guarantee of the best service possible with partners we trust to give you a great experience.

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