Clements Clearing

Clements Clearing campsite.

A basic but large campsite in the Turangi/Taupo area. Good place to base yourself to explore the area.

Clements Road end

Clements Road End Campsite.

A basic campsite in the Turangi/Taupo area. This site is at the start of the Hinemaiaia Track.

Army Road

Army Rd campsite.

A basic campsite in the Turangi/Taupo area located in an area of diverse terrian and vegetation. Activities include hunting, short walks, tramping, fishing and rafting in the river.

Kakapo

Kakapo campsite.

A basic campsite in the Turangi/Taupo area. This is an area of diverse terrain and vegetation including tall forest, scrublands and tussock grasses.

Te Iringa

Te Iringa campsite.

A basic campsite in the Turangi/Taupo area. This site is at the start of the Te Iringa Track which is popular for hunting, tramping and mountain biking.

Kaimanawa Road

Kaimanawa Road campsite.

A basic campsite in the Kaimanawa Forest Park. Many forest walks start nearby.

Urchin

Urchin campsite.

A basic campsite in the Turangi/Taupo area. A quiet site and easy to get to. Good base sign for hunting, tramping/walks and mountain biking with a good variety of tracks close by.

Pokaka Mill

Pokaka Mill campsite.

A basic campsite in the Ruapehu area.

Mangahuia

Mangahuia campsite.

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.

Whakapapa Motorcamp

Whakapapa Holiday Park.

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.

Mangawhero

Mangawhero campsite. Photo: Harvey Steeds.

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

1 Clements Clearing

Clements Clearing campsite.

A basic but large campsite in the Turangi/Taupo area. Good place to base yourself to explore the area.

2 Clements Road end

Clements Road End Campsite.

A basic campsite in the Turangi/Taupo area. This site is at the start of the Hinemaiaia Track.

3 Army Road

Army Rd campsite.

A basic campsite in the Turangi/Taupo area located in an area of diverse terrian and vegetation. Activities include hunting, short walks, tramping, fishing and rafting in the river.

4 Kakapo

Army Rd campsite.

A basic campsite in the Turangi/Taupo area located in an area of diverse terrian and vegetation. Activities include hunting, short walks, tramping, fishing and rafting in the river.

5 Te Iringa

Te Iringa campsite.

A basic campsite in the Turangi/Taupo area. This site is at the start of the Te Iringa Track which is popular for hunting, tramping and mountain biking.

6 Kaimanawa Road

Kaimanawa Road campsite.

A basic campsite in the Kaimanawa Forest Park. Many forest walks start nearby.

7 Urchin

Urchin campsite.

A basic campsite in the Turangi/Taupo area. A quiet site and easy to get to. Good base sign for hunting, tramping/walks and mountain biking with a good variety of tracks close by.

8 Pokaka Mill

Pokaka Mill campsite.

A basic campsite in the Ruapehu area.

9 Mangahuia

Mangahuia campsite.

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.

11 Mangawhero

Mangawhero campsite. Photo: Harvey Steeds.

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

10 Whakapapa Motorcamp

Whakapapa Holiday Park.

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.

 

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2. Tell someone
3. Be aware of the weather
4. Know your limits
5. Take sufficient supplies

Contacts

Ohakune Visitor Centre
Phone:      +64 6 385 8427
Address:   1 Mountain Road
Ohakune 4625
Email:   ohakunevc@doc.govt.nz
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Tongariro National Park Visitor Centre
Phone:      +64 7 892 3729
Address:   Whakapapa Village
State Highway 48
Mount Ruapehu
Email:   tongarirovc@doc.govt.nz
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