Chalet | National Park | #25195

  • 5 people
  • 1 bedrooms
  • 3 beds
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • Pets ok
  • No smoking


  • Tongariro World Heritage Park- Tongario Crossing -live volcanoes-Awesome scenery
  • Whakapapa Ski Area on the north-western slopes of Mt Ruapehu is New Zealand's largest ski area.
  • The 42 Traverse is a one-way 46 km multi-use track through the Tongariro Forest Conservation Area.

Bus Drivers Cabin a rustic retro step back in time . Get back to the basics in the great outdoors a place to relax & not have to fuss.There is so much to do no more than 15 mins from here .Tongariro Crossing only 5 km down the road ,42nd traverse access right from here , Tokanu hot pools , Whakapapa Ski area ,live Volcanoes , Biking ,Fishing, & of course heaps of walks. Its a great place to stay Summer & Winter.The Crossing Cottage is located in the spacious grounds of the Mangatepopo School Camp . Need a place for a Big group get together-Mangatepopo school camping Lodge sleeps up to 50 people in the lodge, plus 9 in the Crossing cottage & another 5 in Bus Drivers Cabin are all available together or separately subject to prior bookings.With a huge dining area, large commercial style kitchen and bunkrooms it’s perfect for big groups, school groups, sports and tramping clubs, corporate team building, conferences, weddings, family birthdays or any other reason to get a group together.The Camp lodge -huge dining area, large commercial style kitchen and bunkrooms

20 minutes or less to:

Tongariro Crossing,Ruapehu Crater walk,42nd traverse

Whakapapa Skifield -Mount Ruapehu

Tokanu Hot pools,Lake Taupo

Turangi &National Park Townships

Mtn Biking & Quad , Fishing ,Scenic Flights

White water rafting,Caving,Abseiling ,Canoeing There is a fully refundable bond . This will be returned if the property is clean and undamaged after your stay. In a nutshell, leave the cottage /lodge how you found it. Any large damages or messes that cost more than the bond to repair will be charged to you!

Special conditions: Linen you need to bring all your own Duvets, Pillows, Sheets, Blankets etc The Cabin has electric heating . The kitchen has Cooking elements (no oven)microwave &electric frypan .Rubbish removal is charged per night ,as the camp custodians cart it to the transfer station in Turangi as we have no rubbish collection service at our gate .Smoking allowed outside only.Pets allowed with prior approval . We have a lovely camp custodian on site


  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Shower

Bed layouts

  • bedroom 1

    2 x Bunk bed

  • Lounge

    Combined living/sleeping area

    1 x Single bed

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Linen: Bring your own linen
  • Extras: Refundable Bond $100.00 per stay (required); Rubbish Disposal $2.00 per night (required); Cleaning at end of your stay $50.00 per stay (optional)
  • Multi-night stay: Get 1 FREE night when you stay for 7 nights or longer. Not valid for periods where a last minute discount applies. Free night applies to lowest priced night. Excludes school & public holidays.

  • Mates rates: 5% off for members with 10 positive reviews from other Owners/Managers

*Pricing may vary depending on the dates you choose and the number of guests. Additional charges (extras) and minimum stay criteria may also apply. Service fees may also apply.

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  • Close to the start of the Tongoriro Crossing track, great view of...

    Close to the start of the Tongoriro Crossing track, great view of the mountains. Property very run down, the booking stated bedding included but BYO linen but no bedding and beds were very basic and old.

    NettaEgoz 100%|1x Jan 2016

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