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Chateau Tongariro Hotel

Skiing & Hiking

Whakapapa Ski Area needs no introduction for the people of New Zealand, and countless international travellers have also fallen for its charms.

With New Zealand’s biggest ski field minutes away, visitors to Chateau Tongariro are in the perfect position to enjoy the best that modern skiing has to offer. Lifts, trails, slopes and equipment are meticulously maintained, yet blend harmoniously with the natural environment.



The world-renowned Tongariro Alpine Crossing, a challenging, 20km alpine trek that you'll never forget, is often called the best one-day walk in New Zealand.