Kia ora, welcome, to Whakapapa Holiday Park

Relax after a day of outdoor activities in the Tongariro National Park or nearby areas. Included in your booking will be unlimited, high speed wi-fi, hot showers and beautiful surroundings. We are located in the heart of Tongariro National Park, nestled amongst alpine beech trees and alongside a mountain stream.

All within a minute’s walk are several hiking tracks which will take you through mountain forest, over volcanic landscape or with stunning views of mountains, rivers and crater lakes. 

The Tongariro Alpine Crossing is just a short drive away. This is of New Zealand’s best one day hikes. We have on-site shuttles to transfer you to and from the Crossing with several pick up and drop off times.

We have a range of accommodation options, from campervan and tent sites, cabins, a self-contained cabin and a 32-bed lodge suitable for family, schools, friends or work or hiking groups.

Whakapapa Holiday Park is popular with skiers, snowboarders and snow players with the ski field is just 6kms up the road.

At the ski field you can take the gondola to New Zealand’s highest cafe and enjoy some panoramic views with your coffee. Or hike up Skyline track with more amazing views.

If snow sports or hiking is not your thing then mountain biking, river rafting, trout fishing, canoeing and other outdoor activities are all just a short drive away.

The holiday park is located in the heart of the Tongariro National Park, a special place with dual World Heritage status. Firstly for it’s cultural and spiritual significance with local iwi (Tuwharetoa), and secondly for it’s outstanding volcanic and physical features and history.