Introduction

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.

Campsite overview

Access

  • Campervan
  • Car
  • Caravan

Category

  • Category
Serviced

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings required

Facilities

  • BBQ
  • Cookers/electric stove
  • Non-powered/tent sites
  • Powered sites
  • Shop
  • Shower - hot
  • Toilets - non-flush
  • Water from tap - treated, suitable for drinking
15 non-powered/tent sites
44 powered sites

Activities

  • Skiing and ski touring
  • Walking and tramping

Seasonal restrictions

Fires are not permitted at any time.

Dog access

No dogs

About this campsite

Facilities and services

Getting there

From National Park Village turn onto SH 48 and travel 6.4 km to Whakapapa Village. The holiday park is adjacent to the Tongariro National Park Visitor Centre.

Location

NZTM2000 coordinates: E1819338, N5657839

Fees

Powered or non-powered site

  • Adult (15+ years): from $22 per night
  • Child (3 - 14 years): from $12 per night
  • Infant (0 - 2 years): free

Passes

The campsite pass for rental campervans cannot be used at this campsite.

DOC/NZMCA campsite passes cannot be used at this campsite.

Backcountry Hut Passes cannot be used at this campsite.

Bookings

Book online or phone +64 7 892 3897.

Activities

Walking and tramping

A number of easy short walks start near the holiday park entrance.

The Whakapapa Ski Area is just 6 km up the road.

Contacts

Tongariro National Park Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 7 892 3729
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   tongarirovc@doc.govt.nz
Address:   Whakapapa Village
State Highway 48
Mount Ruapehu
Postal Address:   PO Box 71029
Whakapapa Village
Mount Ruapehu 3951
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