Whakapapa Holiday Park | Lodge & Cabins
Whakapapa Holiday Park is set amongst beautiful mountain beech trees within the Tongariro National Park. Native whio (blue ducks) can been seen on the mountain stream alongside the campground. They are raised in captivity and released on the stream every year and now producing their own offspring. Walk the nearby tracks through native bush or over volcanic rock and tussock hills, giving spectacular views of mountains, waterfalls, mountain streams and crater lakes, all within walking distance of the holiday park.
Lodge: 32 beds in 5 bunk rooms, fully self-contained kitchen, large dining room, lounge with wood burner and TV, 4 bathrooms, fully equipped cleaning cupboard. Catering may be available – please enquire.
Cabins: 6 cabins sleeping from 4 to 7 people with separate amenities building.
Self-contained cabin: 1 double bed and 2 bunk beds.
> Unlimited, free, high speed wi-fi
> Laundry and heated drying room
> On-site shop for necessities, groceries, snacks and drinks
> On-site shuttles for the Tongariro Alpine Crossing and Whakapapa ski field
> DOC Visitor Centre within walking distance - exhibits on the volcanoes, Maori mythology, flora & fauna of the area, information on weather conditions, local activities.
> Tongariro Alpine Crossing (16km to the start)
> Tongariro Northern Circuit
> Whakapapa skifield (6km)
> Mountain bike tracks and bike hire
> Indoor rock-climbing wall (10km)
> Glow worm site (known to locals)
> Okupata Caves
> Round Lake Rotopounamu walking track
> Tokaanu Thermal Pools
> Hillary Outdoor Education Centre