Located In New Zealand's North Island set in the heart of National Park Village, Plateau Lodge is the starting point for all of your summer and winter activities in the Tongariro National Park. With views of Mt Ruapehu, Mt Tongariro and Mt Ngauruhoe our landscape of sacred volcanoes, is breathtaking. Tongariro National Park is a haven for New Zealand and visitors. It has the largest & most developed ski area, Whakapapa, Turoa & Tukino and in summer the best one day trek trek in New Zealand.
Plateau Lodge is the perfect place to base yourself, our Lodge has all the comforts from soaking in our Hot tub, BBQ, WIFI at your fingertips, we are close to bars and restaurants you are never too far from the action. We are the closest point to the Tongariro Alpine Crossing and Mt Ruaphehu Crater Climb. On site is our own personalized shuttle service that operates transport to the start of the Tongariro Crossing, Northern Circuit & Whakapapa Village. Plateau shuttles have pick up points throughout National Park & campsites. Open all year round you'll never miss that perfect day to hit the slopes or tracks.
Check in from: 2:00 pm
Check out by: 10:00 am
We have wifi through out the Lodge and in your rooms..
National Park Village is at the intersection of state highway 4 and state highway 47 and can be reached by train, bus or car.
From Auckland - Take state highway 1 until Ngaruawahia, then right onto state highway 39 to 8 mile junction just after Te Kuiti, then left onto state highway 4. Follow the signs to National Park on state highway 4. About 4 hours drive.
From Wellington - Take state highway 1 until Waiouru, then onto state highway 49 until Ohakune. Continue through Ohakune on state highway 49a and turn right at the state highway 49a and state highway 4 junction onto state highway 4 to National Park Village. About 4 hours drive.
From Taupo - Take state Highway 1 until Turangi, then turn right onto state Highway 41, then left onto state highway 47 to National Park Village. About 1 1/4 hours drive.
We have ample FREE secure off-street parking for In house guests and Tongariro Crossing patrons.