Map and travel Information
Travel times to/from Turangi

Auckland4.5 hours
Wellington4 hours
Palmerston North2 hours
Rotorua1.5 Hours
Taupo40 Minutes

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The Tongariro River Motel is in Turangi, half way to everywhere, at the southern end of Lake Taupo.
Turangi is the gateway to the central mountains of New Zealand’s North Island and is situated midway between Auckland and Wellington on State Highway 1 alongside the Tongariro River.

Tongariro River Motel is located just off State Highway 1 on the corner of Piri Road and Taupahi Road and is just a few minutes walk to the Tongariro River.

(Note Piri Road was previously “Link” Road which may still feature on some devices?)


Tongariro River Motel in the foreground on the corner of Piri Road and Taupahi Road.
The Tongariro River (Major Jones Pool) is located 3 minutes walk away in the top left of the photo.