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Stray Backpacker Bus Tours Hop-on and hop-off adventure bus network
Chateau Tongariro Hotel

Chateau Tongariro Hotel believe in providing visitors with a timeless elegance and believe in preserving history and tradition. Today, the hotel provides accommodation, restaurants, bars, conference facilities and is a popular wedding destination throughout the year.

Howards Mountain Lodge  
Last Minute Website

For accommodation in Taupo at up to 70% off, check out!


National Park Village

Accommodation and services 

Visit Ruapehu

Official regional website 

Te Kahui Tupua

Regional tourism website for Ruapehu & Wanganui 

Department of Conservation

National Parks and conservation land information

Destination NZ

NZ tourism information 

First Light Travel

First Light Travel designs New Zealand adventures that not only surpasses your expectations, but eliminates all the guesswork. Better still, this service is absolutely free.


Tongariro Alpine Crossing

Tongariro Alpine Crossing information

Met Service

New Zealand weather forecasts

Surf. co

Surf information 

Snow. co Snow information 
Volcano and Seismographs

Webcams and Seismographs 

Horizons Regional Council

Wanganui river heights and rainfall

Te Ara Encyclopaedia of NZs people, history, culture & places 
Spaceships - 
Campervan Hire NZ
Spaceships New Zealand campervan hire offer the ultimate vehicle custom-fitted with amazing features to explore New Zealand. Pick up and drop offs available from Auckland and Christchurch.
Airport Rentals New Zealand
Bookabach is your key to Godzone’s finest baches and holiday homes, apartments and other selfcontained private accommodation. With over 9200 baches and holiday homes throughout New Zealand and the Pacific, you're spoilt for choice!
Taupo Hikoi Specialist in Quality Outdoor Footwear & Apparel.
Howards Lodge

Spotless accommodation to suit all budgets, National Park's best.

Plateau Lodge

Adventure accommodation all year round.

Skotel Alpine Resort

Powderhorn Chateau

Superb Ohakune Accommodation

Green Valley Nepal Trekking 
& Research Hub

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Travel NZ Mate
Ruapehu Country Lodge Located just 5km out of Ohakune and 15 minutes from Tongariro National Park, Ruapehu Country Lodge is the perfect base for your stay. Heather and Peter invite you to stay in their superior boutique bed and breakfast accommodation, and enjoy their hospitality.