On Site Shuttles

Transport Restrictions to Whakapapa Ski Field

Transport restrictions during COVID Level 2 are noted below:

Parking spaces at the ski field are restricted to a limited number, and, you must book ahead for a car park on the R.A.L. website, www.mtruapehu.com. Spaces may come available on the day if booked carparks are cancelled or do not arrive. The restriction may be lifted on afternoons where there haven’t been many visitors.

If you prefer to need to catch a shuttle, you can purchase tickets on arrival or from 8am each morning. The first shuttle departs at 8.30am.

to Whakapapa Ski Field

(June to October only)

Tickets and schedule available from Holiday Park office
RETURN PRICE
Adult $20
Child (3-14 yrs) $10
Infant (under 3 yrs) $5
Family (2 adults, 2 chn) $50
Group rates (10 pax or more) $15/adult
  $8/child
ONE WAY PRICE
Adult $10
Child (3-14 yrs) $5

to Tongariro Alpine Crossing

(November to April/May)

DAILY SCHEDULE

Whakapapa Holiday Park to the start

7.00am
8.00am
9.00am
(5.45am earlybird shuttle on expected busy days only)
Crossing finish to Whakapapa Holiday Park 2.30pm
4.00pm
5.30pm
RETURN PRICES
Adult $40
Child (under 15 years) $25
NB: One way shuttle is available for Northern Circuit hikers. Phone Holiday Park to enquire.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Ticket may be purchased online here. Please ensure you select pick up from Whakapapa. (Full refund will be given or date transferred if cancelled due to bad weather.)

Tickets may also be purchased at the Holiday Park office from the previous afternoon and up to 15 minutes before departure.

Tickets will only be available if weather forecast is suitable.
Everyone is accounted for at end of day.
Late pick up provided if last shuttle missed (No charge unless late due to avoidable actions)
Free pickup if you have returned to the start of the Crossing.
Please note: Bookings not accepted for children under 7 years of age.

Bus & Train Transfers

Please phone the Holiday Park office to organise a pick up or drop off to National Park Village train/bus station.

Phone 07 8923-897.

Whakapapa Village to National Park Village

Departs 11.50am
National Park Village to Whakapapa Village Departs 1.20pm

For Intercity bus and Northern Explorer train transfers

RETURN PRICE
Adult $30
Child $20
ONE WAY PRICE
Adult $20
Child $15

 

Contact Details

Whakapapa Holiday Park

Phone: +64 7 8923 897 (between 8am and 6pm)

Email: info@whakapapa.net.nz