Beautiful Volcanic Plateau-Bear Mountain Lodge

Bach or holiday home | National Park | #8736

9/10 (41 ratings)
  • 10 Guests
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 10 Beds
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


This is an old Mill House converted to a ski lodge on a quarter acre section with spectacular views of Mount Ruapehu.The ideal set up is great for 2 families for an Adventure on the Volcanic Plateau or a group wanting comfortable practical accommodation as a base 15 minutes from Whakapapa Ski Field, the start of 42 Traverse and Tongariro Crossing. This cosy bach has a Kent fire which quickly warms up the house and keeps you warm. The gas hot water means there is always a quick supply of hot water. Plenty of dry firewood is stored in the attached workshed which is set up for ski/board tuning . A mud room and drying room complete the ideal set up for outdoor activities. Board games, darts and Sky TV with My Sky mean when the weather lets you down you can make your own entertainment or be entertained. The house in McKenzie St is a short stroll from the Railway Station, Cafes and Ski/Snowboard Rental Shops.

Special conditions:

Smoking allowed outside only

Provide own sleeping bag and blankets for 8 person bunkroom

Pillows provided(bring your own pillow slip)

Duvets and pillows provided for other 2 rooms. Bring your own linen.

Bedroom 2 is two single beds which can be pushed together to make a King.

NOTE: Under Kiwi bach tradition you are expected to: Clean the house and do the dishes before you leave; Bring your own linen (towels/sheets/tea towels);


  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Fireplace
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • SKY TV ®
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • 8 Person Bunkroom

    8 x Single bed

  • Bedroom 1

    1 x King bed

  • Bedroom 2

    1 x King bed


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*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.

Reviews (60)

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  • We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here, this cozy cottage had everything we...

    We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here, this cozy cottage had everything we needed and the bonus for us was the warm fire. Thank you 'Bear Mountain Lodge' for the comfortable memorable experience??

    SheTuh 100%|1x Oct 2018

  • All of the reviews were spot on - it’s a wonderful bach!...

    All of the reviews were spot on - it’s a wonderful bach! We had a brilliant weekend. It was such a lovely touch to have the fire all set for lighting when we arrived.

    kimer470 100%|41x Aug 2018

  • Lovely place, perfect for access to the mountain!

    Lovely place, perfect for access to the mountain!

    RDM 100%|1x Aug 2018

  • This property was perfect for our stay

    This property was perfect for our stay. Reasonably priced. Well situated. Kitted out with everything you need. 5 star in terms if meeting our needs during our stay. Drying room and the fire place with plenty of dry fire wood was great. Will be back. .

    Dan Harrison 100%|3x Aug 2018

  • Great spot

    Great spot. Just what we needed!

    DanielKi8 100%|1x Jul 2018

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