A great place to stay when visiting the Tongariro National Park

Studio and Family Units,  Private and Backpacker rooms

Campervans and Tents Sites (summer months only)

Tongariro Alpine Crossing Daily Shuttle Service (Summer Season only)

Free National Park Village pick-up from Bus / Train Station

Close to Mt Ruapehu and Ohakune, see us for your National Park Accommodation and Tongariro Alpine Crossing Transport

The Crossing Backpackers is ideally located between Whakapapa and Turoa on the North Islands Mt Ruapehu.  The Crossing Backpackers backs onto Tongariro National Park dual world heritage site.  It’s a great place to stay!

We are proudly Kiwi owned and operated providing great value accommodation. Please see our Terms & Conditions before you book.

The Crossing Backpackers is also a great place for school groups, contact us about our catered and self catered school group options!

Tongariro Alpine Crossing

Tongariro Alpine Crossing Transport 

“Described by many as the best one-day walk in New Zealand, and one of the best in the world”

Our daily transport shuttle service operates during the freedom walking season. Our local shuttle operators will pick you up and return you to our doorstep. They are committed to offering a personal service to our guests with a wealth of local knowledge and advice to ensure that you have the best experience possible. See the Tongariro Alpine Crossing page for more information, Bookings are essential and can be booked with your accommodation.

For 2 night deals with transport book our  Summer Package Deal  available from 6th November 2020

For a winter experience on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing we can advise you and help you book on a guided hiking tour. The local experienced guides operate daily, weather dependent. You will be picked up from our lodge, they provide any extra clothing required, boots, Ice axe, crampons as needed. This is an amazing winter hiking adventure that you are sure to remember.

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