Home to three active volcanic mountains, and iconic and majestic landscapes, Tongariro National Park has attracted adventurers of all ages since 1887.
With wide-open spaces, some of the best hikes in the world and must-see natural wonders, Tongariro National Park is the perfect destination for families, couples and explorers seeking adventure, fun and an escape into nature.
The villages of National Park, Whakapapa, Raurimu and Erua lie at the heart of this volcanic wonderland. They offer a choice of accommodation to suit all styles and budgets from family-friendly units to backpacker hostels to luxury suites and boutique lodges. You will also find an exceptional range of places to eat and drink, exciting activities and essential services. Everything you need to stay and play at New Zealand's first National Park.
Visitors are strongly recommended to not park their vehicles at either end of the Tongariro Alpine Crossing.
Home to three active volcanic mountains, and iconic and majestic landscapes, Tongariro National Park is a land of legend. New Zealand’s oldest national park, Tongariro National Park is a dual World Heritage area. This status recognises both the park’s Māori cultural and spiritual significance, and its unique volcanic features. The villages of National Park, Whakapapa, Raurimu and Erua lie at the heart of this volcanic wonderland. They offer an exceptional choice of accommodation, dining, activities and services to create a truly legendary experience.