Destination Chateau Tongariro Hotel

Hotel in Mt. Ruapehu

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Chateau Tongariro sits on lush forested slopes that lie within Tongariro National Park in the heart of New Zealand’s North Island. The hotel is roughly midway between the cities of Auckland and Wellington, which are both around 4 hours away by car. Offering views of the majestic volcanic peaks of Mount Ruapehu and Mount Ngauruhoe, the hotel is only 7 km from Whakapapa, the largest ski field in New Zealand. Visitors can enjoy skiing on mountain pistes from June to October. The surrounding area’s breathtaking scenery encompasses beech forests, lakes, rapids and waterfalls, while the Tongariro Alpine Crossing offers world-renowned trekking opportunities.

Tongariro National Park
The breathtaking mountains, lakes, waterfalls and forest of Tongariro National Park have…
GPS: -39.274045, 175.577702
Whakapapa Ski Area
Whakapapa Ski Area, New Zealand’s largest ski field, is only 10 minutes’…
GPS: -39.236774, 175.556374
Tongariro Alpine Crossing
Adventurous spring and summer visitors to Chateau Tongariro are always delighted to…
GPS: -39.14444, 175.58111
Te Porere Redoubt
As well as being the ideal base for outdoor activities in Tongariro…
GPS: -39.046586, 175.586243
Whakapapa Visitor Centre
Run by the Department of Conservation and only 5 minutes’ walk from…
GPS: -39.201347, 175.540207
Opotaka – Home of the Haka
Most people have heard of Ka Mate, New Zealand’s most famous haka,…
GPS: -39.02264, 175.71495