Destination guide

Delight in the lakeside landscape of Turangi

The lake, riverfront and parks display a scene truly unique to Turangi. This welcoming city is known for its hiking, fishing and bars. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Weather

Seasonal weather in Turangi

Travelers enjoy Turangi for its skiing. To make the most of the cold weather activities, you might consider visiting in May, October, January or June, when snowfall averages 0 inches and temperatures average 41°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Turangi

Travelers appreciate the panoramic lake views and scenic parks, which is just a taste of what Turangi has to offer. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Turangi is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lake Rotopounamu (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Kuratau Jetty (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Tongariro Alpine Crossing (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Tree Trunk Gorge (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Mount Tongariro (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • Lake Taupo (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Turangi

Fly into Taupo (TUO), the closest airport, located 22.6 mi (36.4 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Turangi, NZ?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 141 vacation rentals near Turangi. From 130 house rentals to 3 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Turangi for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Turangi?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Turangi:

  • Acacia Bay: 53 vacation rentals
  • Two Mile Bay: 119 vacation rentals
  • Hilltop: 138 vacation rentals
  • Wharewaka: 87 vacation rentals
  • Te Rangiita: 16 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Turangi?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Turangi. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Turangi i-SITE Visitor Centre: 151 vacation rentals
  • Mount Ruapehu: 278 vacation rentals
  • Tongariro Alpine Crossing: 200 vacation rentals
  • Whakapapa Ski Area: 266 vacation rentals
  • Mount Ngauruhoe: 154 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Turangi listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Turangi?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 130 Houses in Turangi. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Turangi include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 3 rentals available
  • Cabins: 5 rentals available
  • Cottages: 5 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Turangi?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 2 vacation rentals with pool available in Turangi. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.