Welcome To Tongariro National Park

National Park Village borders the dual World Heritage


Tongariro National Park 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 and Mt. Ruapehu - a unique dual world heritage area, 300,000 years in the making. New Zealand’s oldest national park, Tongariro National Park is a dual World Heritage area.

Top 10 Things To Do

Plan Your Visit

Getting to and around the Tongariro National Park


Explore the area. View the National Park map

Visitors are strongly recommended to not park their vehicles at either end of the Tongariro Alpine Crossing.

Find out more about parking and transport to the park

Three Mighty Mountains

National Park Villages, Mt Ruapehu

Mt Ruapehu


Mt Ruapehu has two of the largest ski fields in New Zealand.

National Park Villages, Mt Tongariro

Mt Tongariro


The world famous Tongariro Alpine Crossing is a 19km hike over Mt. Tongariro.

National Park Villages, Mt Ngauruhoe

Mt Ngauruhoe


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

Land of Legend -

Where Adventure Awaits

Create Memories

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.