Welcome To Tongariro National Park

National Park Village borders the dual World Heritage Tongariro National Park (Tongariro Crossing) to the east and the Whanganui National Park to the West, in the middle of a true wilderness wonderland.  The Village is located near the base of Mt Ruapehu, at the intersection of SH4 & SH47 on the volcanic plateau, half way between Auckland and Wellington.  It boasts great views of all three mountains, Mt Tongariro, Mt Ngauruhoe (Mt Doom in the Lord of the Rings filiming locations) and Mt Ruapehu -  a unique dual world heritage area, 300,000 years in the making.

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the 3 mighty mountains

Mt Ruapehu

Mt Ruapehu has two of the largest ski fields in New Zealand, with Whakapapa the larger.

Mt Tongariro

The famous Tongariro Alpine Crossing tracks over the volcanic massif of Mt Tongariro.

Mt Ngauruhoe

Mt. Ngauruhoe is New Zealand's newest and historically most active volcano.

The top 10 things to do in Tongariro National Park Area