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Shuttles Departing Daily from National Park Village

Engage in local knowledge, history and be blessed with karakia to invoke guidance and protection.

Shuttle Fleet

Our shuttle service operates from National Park Village, Whakapapa Village, and Ketetahi Park. We also provide private transfers making it easy for you to get around quickly, conveniently and comfortably.​

At National Park Shuttles our promise is to pick you up – every time.

Shuttle to Tongariro Alpine Crossing 2023/24

During the summer months transfers from various locations around the Tongariro National Park

Shuttle to Mt Ruapehu Whakapapa Ski Field
Transfers guaranteed during the winter months (June to October)


What our visitors are saying

"Outstanding service on a cancellation this morning. Called us to inform us the mountain was closed at 07:15, as soon as the information was available. Options to refund or transfer the booking to another day. Tracey was absolutely lovely on the phone.
Thanks for saving us the drive to National Park!"


Google Review


Private shuttles and transfers

Want a private excursion? Find out what this beautiful adventure playground really has to offer. Speak to us today about private shuttle and transfer options.

Our Lodging Partner in National Park

Manowhenua Lodge offers a range of accommodation options.

  • Relax after a day on Whakapapa Ski Field

  • Put your feet up after walking the Tongariro Crossing

  • Take a day to recover from your adventures in the Central Plateau 


At Manowhenua Lodge, we are certain you will feel at home.

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Tongariro Alpine Crossing Shuttle and Lodging Packages

We have a range of Tongariro Alpine Crossing accommodation and shuttle options available.
During Winter we also offer packages for Whakapapa Ski Field.

Solo hiker hiking across a valley with water bootle in hand

Solo Package

Includes dorm-style accommodation for one at Manowhenua Lodge & return shuttle to Tongariro Crossing.

Only $85 one night

or 2 nights for $115 

Two hikers heading up the mountain path.

Couples Package

Includes a private double room for two at Manowhenua Lodge & return shuttle to Tongariro Crossing.


Only $200 one night
add on an extra night for $90 

Three youth hikers at a trail marker in the mountains

Family Package

Includes a private family room for four at Manowhenua Lodge & return shuttle to Tongariro Crossing.


Only $305 one night 
add on an extra night for $100 

Stay & Explore Package

Get in touch

Phone: 027 3941 498Email:

MacKenzie Street, PO Box 67, National Park 3948

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