A variety of accommodation, ranging from budget to luxury options, is available in the towns surrounding the park.
These include Whakapapa Village, Turangi (50 km from Whakapapa), National Park (15 km from Whakapapa), Ohakune (50 km from Whakapapa), and Raetihi (50 km from Whakapapa).
You can also stay in Department of Conservation managed campsites and huts.
Camp in a mountain beech forest, beside a stream. It's a perfect base for exploring the national park with short walks close to the campsite. In winter, skiing is just up the road.
Bring your family or group to stay in a cabin or the lodge in the heart of Tongariro National Park, with an abundance of outdoor adventures on your doorstep. You can book online.
A peaceful campsite beside a stream on the edge of the park. Explore the Whakapapaiti Track. Activities nearby are skiing, hunting and mountain biking in Tongariro Forest.
Camp in the forest on the flanks of Mount Ruapehu. This is a good base for exploring the park. Go walking, tramping or venture into the alpine areas—but make sure you’re well prepared as alpine weather changes quickly
Tongariro / Ngauruhoe
Mangatepopo HutOturere HutWaihohonu Hut
Rangipo HutWhangaehu Hut (NZAC)Blyth HutLupton HutManagaehuehu HutMangaturuturu HutWhakapapaiti Hut
For further accommodation information contact the Tongariro National Park Visitor Centre, or refer to:
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