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National Park Train Station (Servicing the NZ rail network main line) where you can catch a train from Auckland, Hamilton, or Wellington to National Park
National Park
National Park Train Station (Servicing the NZ rail network main line) where you can catch a train from Auckland, Hamilton, or Wellington to National Park
Food Scene
2min walk to the Station Cafe for coffee, wine, lunch or dinner - Thursday Curry Night / Sunday Roast Night (http://www.thestationcafe.co.nz/)
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The Station Cafe
18 Findlay Street
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2min walk to the Station Cafe for coffee, wine, lunch or dinner - Thursday Curry Night / Sunday Roast Night (http://www.thestationcafe.co.nz/)
Large breakfast menu - available all day. Sandwiches and lunch packs ready to go, or made to order. Find Macrocarpa Cafe at the intersection, State Highway 4 and 47 behind GAS Alley
Macrocarpa Cafe, Dairy, Postal & Visitors Information Centre
3 Waimarino Tokaanu Rd
Large breakfast menu - available all day. Sandwiches and lunch packs ready to go, or made to order. Find Macrocarpa Cafe at the intersection, State Highway 4 and 47 behind GAS Alley
Sunday Buffet Lunch from 12pm and High Tea from 11am - 5pm daily
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Chateau Tongariro Hotel
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Sunday Buffet Lunch from 12pm and High Tea from 11am - 5pm daily
Have a Meal at Eivins offering affordable meals and quality flavours.
Eivins Bistro & Licensed Bar
2 Carroll St
Have a Meal at Eivins offering affordable meals and quality flavours.
Pātaka (The Larder) at Knoll Ridge Chalet
Craving a big mac or need a happy meal to keep the kids quiet?? Open 24 Hours
McDonald's
2 Hakiaha St
Craving a big mac or need a happy meal to keep the kids quiet?? Open 24 Hours
Located 15kms out side of Taumarunui on the historical “Forgotten World Highway”. Laurens Lavender Farm lies adjacent to the famous Whanganui River and it offers a magical, peaceful tranquil surroundings of lavender fields, farm land and bush. Lauren’s Lavender Farm also offers an amazing magical garden venue setting catering for any special event.
Laurens Lavender
1381 River Rd
Located 15kms out side of Taumarunui on the historical “Forgotten World Highway”. Laurens Lavender Farm lies adjacent to the famous Whanganui River and it offers a magical, peaceful tranquil surroundings of lavender fields, farm land and bush. Lauren’s Lavender Farm also offers an amazing magical garden venue setting catering for any special event.
Getting Around
Main bus stop connecting you with the national bus line as well as all local shuttle services for activities such as the Tongariro Crossing and Turoa / Whakapapa Ski Field, Bike Trails and Lake taupo
53 Carroll St
53 Carroll St
Main bus stop connecting you with the national bus line as well as all local shuttle services for activities such as the Tongariro Crossing and Turoa / Whakapapa Ski Field, Bike Trails and Lake taupo
OLD COACH ROAD MOUNTAIN BIKING •Try the historical Old Coach Road mountain bike ride from Horoptio to Ohakune. •A 15km, grade 2 trail with stunning views, featuring the restored Hapuawhenua rail viaduct. •Includes bike rental & return transfers either National Park Village, Whakapapa Village or Ohakune. •$45 per person
My Kiwi Adventure Ltd
2 Findlay St
OLD COACH ROAD MOUNTAIN BIKING •Try the historical Old Coach Road mountain bike ride from Horoptio to Ohakune. •A 15km, grade 2 trail with stunning views, featuring the restored Hapuawhenua rail viaduct. •Includes bike rental & return transfers either National Park Village, Whakapapa Village or Ohakune. •$45 per person
Parks & Nature
http://www.tongarirocrossing.org.nz/
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Tongariro Alpine Crossing
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http://www.tongarirocrossing.org.nz/
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Tongariro National Park
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Fisher Road
Erua to Hauhangatahi Summit (1519 metres). The Hauhangatahi Track is located in a designated ‘Wilderness Area’ or ‘Remote Experience Area’.
Hauhangatahi
Erua to Hauhangatahi Summit (1519 metres). The Hauhangatahi Track is located in a designated ‘Wilderness Area’ or ‘Remote Experience Area’.
Start of and parking for the Tongariro Alpine Crossing
Tongariro Alpine Crossing - Mangatepopo Car Park
Start of and parking for the Tongariro Alpine Crossing
Entertainment & Activities
Visit: http://www.mtruapehu.com/winter/Turoa/
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Turoa
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Visit: http://www.mtruapehu.com/winter/Turoa/
http://www.mtruapehu.com/winter/whakapapa/
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Whakapapa Skifield - Ruapehu Alpine Lifts
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http://www.mtruapehu.com/winter/whakapapa/
18 Hole Mini Golf Course. Great fun for all ages and some of the best views in the world!
Findlay Street
18 Hole Mini Golf Course. Great fun for all ages and some of the best views in the world!
Looking for something to do on a rainy day? You'll love our climbing hall - just for fun or to challenge your strength and skill. It keeps kids and adults, entertained for hours. Open 8am-9pm daily.
2 Findlay St
2 Findlay St
Looking for something to do on a rainy day? You'll love our climbing hall - just for fun or to challenge your strength and skill. It keeps kids and adults, entertained for hours. Open 8am-9pm daily.
Feed the trout, take the kids fishing and see the Whio (Blue Duck) enclosure. Open 10am-4pm Daily.
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Tongariro National Trout Centre
257 State Highway 1
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Feed the trout, take the kids fishing and see the Whio (Blue Duck) enclosure. Open 10am-4pm Daily.
1 Large Public Pool, 12 Family Sized Private Natural Mineral Pools, Free Thermal Bushwalk, Feed the Rainbow trout in their natural environment. Open 10am-9pm Daily.
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Tokaanu Thermal Pools
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1 Large Public Pool, 12 Family Sized Private Natural Mineral Pools, Free Thermal Bushwalk, Feed the Rainbow trout in their natural environment. Open 10am-9pm Daily.
Whakapapa & Whanganui Riversm, Paddle your own boat! Thrills & Spills inclusive, All equipment provided
Adventure Outdoors Tongariro National Park
60 Carroll St
Whakapapa & Whanganui Riversm, Paddle your own boat! Thrills & Spills inclusive, All equipment provided
The Roy Turner Memorial Playground
20 Millar St
20 Millar St
The Roy Turner Memorial Playground
New Zealand's unique volcanic landscape from the air! Experience the breathtaking views of New Zealand's oldest National Park and Dual World Heritage Site with a scenic flight over the dramatic volcanic landscape of the central plateau.
Mountain Air
New Zealand's unique volcanic landscape from the air! Experience the breathtaking views of New Zealand's oldest National Park and Dual World Heritage Site with a scenic flight over the dramatic volcanic landscape of the central plateau.
The ultimate way to explore rural New Zealand. In a self driven Rail Cart or on our new Rail Bike, travel along a decommissioned railway line through tunnels and over bridges to townships that have faded into the past.
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Forgotten World Adventures
9 Hakiaha Street
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The ultimate way to explore rural New Zealand. In a self driven Rail Cart or on our new Rail Bike, travel along a decommissioned railway line through tunnels and over bridges to townships that have faded into the past.
Essentials
The Tongariro National Park Visitor Centre, also known as the Whakapapa Visitor Centre is situated at the main gateway to Tongariro National Park, New Zealand’s first national park.
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Whakapapa Visitor Centre Department of Conservation
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The Tongariro National Park Visitor Centre, also known as the Whakapapa Visitor Centre is situated at the main gateway to Tongariro National Park, New Zealand’s first national park.
•Cafe •Dairy •Bakery •Postal Centre •Information •Bookings •Souvenirs
3 Waimarino Tokaanu Rd
3 Waimarino Tokaanu Rd
•Cafe •Dairy •Bakery •Postal Centre •Information •Bookings •Souvenirs
GAS Petrol Service Station selling fuels, LPG, lubricants and much more...
GAS National Park
1 Waimarino Tokaanu Rd
GAS Petrol Service Station selling fuels, LPG, lubricants and much more...
We offer Fast Way Postal Service, GAS (petrol station), coffee, fresh cakes and sandwiches, outdoor products, bikes and bike accessories and car accessories.
Four Square National Park
We offer Fast Way Postal Service, GAS (petrol station), coffee, fresh cakes and sandwiches, outdoor products, bikes and bike accessories and car accessories.
Drinks & Nightlife
Relax with panoramic views of the central plateau mountains, enjoy the open fire, with great meals on offer. Sky, pool table, video games. Live bands ”
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Schnapps Bar
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Relax with panoramic views of the central plateau mountains, enjoy the open fire, with great meals on offer. Sky, pool table, video games. Live bands ”
Have a one or two at the Park Hotels in-house bar.
The Park Hotel Ruapehu
6 Millar St
Have a one or two at the Park Hotels in-house bar.