Your Ideal Accommodation Base near Tongariro Alpine Crossing: Turangi

If you're planning to experience the beauty of the Tongariro Alpine Crossing in Tongariro National Park, there's no better place to base yourself than Turangi, located at the southern end of Lake Taupō. Turangi offers the perfect gateway to this world-renowned New Zealand hike - one of the top ten one-day hikes in the world.

Turangi: Your Gateway to the Tongariro Alpine Crossing

Turangi is just a short 15-minute drive away from the Ketetahi car park and 40 minutes from the Mangatepopo car park. You can choose how you want to get there and back, either self-drive, allowing you to explore at your own pace or choose the hassle-free option of a local shuttle company. The shuttle service will pick you up from our lodge, transport you to the start of the crossing, and arrange a return journey, allowing you to focus on enjoying every step of your walk in New Zealand’s oldest national park and a UNESCO World Heritage area

Hiker with backpack standing in front of one Tongariros Emerald lakes.
3 bedroom apartment with premium living room at Turangi Leisur Lodge near Tongariro.
Turangi Leisure Lodge: Your Perfect Tongariro Alpine Crossing Accommodation Choice 

When it comes to accommodation in Turangi, there's no need to look further than Turangi Leisure Lodge. We offer one, two, or three-bedroom self-catering accommodation options, making it the ideal choice whether you're travelling solo, with a partner, or in a group. With comfortable and well-appointed rooms, you'll have a spacious and convenient home away from home during your Tongariro Alpine Crossing adventure.

Turangi: Where Adventure Awaits

While you’re in town, you should make the most of what Turangi has to offer. In addition to being perfectly located for access to the Tongariro Alpine Crossing - you can enjoy white-water rafting on the Tongariro River, mountain biking some fantastic local trails or casting a line with some of the best fly fishing in the world. Or if you simply want to relax after your walk, enjoy local hot pools, a dip in the waters of beautiful Lake Taupō or soak in our on-site spa pool!

4 people in local hot pools.
Getting to Turangi

Turangi is halfway between Auckland and Wellington in the central North Island of New Zealand, an easy 4 to 4 ½ hour drive from north or south. Turangi is your perfect accommodation base for exploring the Tongariro Alpine Crossing and the Tongariro National Park. 

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