Beautiful Volcanic Plateau-Bear Mountain Lodge

Bach or holiday home | National Park | #8736

8.9/10 (30 ratings)
  • 10 people
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 10 beds
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Kids ok
  • No Pets
  • No smoking


  • Close to whakapapa
  • Close to 42 traverse
  • Close to tongariro crossing

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 mean when the weather lets you down you can make your own entertainment or be entertained.

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.


  • Bath tub
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Easy access
  • Electric blankets
  • Fireplace
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Mobile coverage - Spark
  • Mobile coverage - Vodafone
  • Oven
  • Radio/Hi-Fi/Stereo
  • Shower
  • SKY TV ®
  • TV
  • Washing machine

Bed layouts

  • 8 Person Bunkroom

    8 x Bunk bed

  • Bedroom 1

    1 x King bed

  • Bedroom 2

    1 x Split King

Availability & rates*

Maybe booked

  • Cleaning: Visitors to clean-up and leave the property as found.
  • Linen: Bring your own linen
Rate period Week day Weekend/Holiday
29-May-17 to 01-Jun-17
$150/night $150/night
2 night minimum stay
Queens Birthday weekend
02-Jun-17 to 04-Jun-17
$200/night $200/night
3 night minimum stay
05-Jun-17 to 30-Oct-17
$200/night $200/night
2 night minimum stay
31-Oct-17 to 29-May-18
$150/night $150/night
2 night minimum stay

*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 (49)

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  • great place to stay, exactly what we needed

    great place to stay, exactly what we needed

    ClintonA 100%|3x Apr 2017

  • Great location close to mountain and local facilities

    Great location close to mountain and local facilities. Good for a big group.

    libbym4 100%|5x Jan 2017

  • Great location, good Mountain views, handy to all services

    Great location, good Mountain views, handy to all services

    PatrickAn1 100%|1x Jan 2017

  • Nice place, well set up

    Nice place, well set up.

    SimonHo18 100%|1x Jan 2017

  • Though the property is quite old, it provides enough warm

    Though the property is quite old, it provides enough warm. Fire place could make the house at warm all the time.

    ChathuraP 100%|1x Oct 2016

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