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Tongariro National Park Whakapapa Visitor Centre14 min drive
Whakapapa Ski Area25 min drive
Turoa Ski Area43 min drive
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About this area
Tongariro National Park
Located in Tongariro National Park, The Crossing Lodge is in a rural area and in a national park. Tongariro National Park Whakapapa Visitor Centre and Whakapapa Ski Area are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Tongariro National Park and Taranaki Falls. Discover the area's water adventures with kayaking and rafting nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with hunting and mountain climbing.
Tongariro National Park Whakapapa Visitor Centre - 14 min drive
Taranaki Falls - 15 min drive
Whakapapa Ski Area - 25 min drive
Waitonga Falls Walk Trailhead - 32 min drive
Turoa Ski Area - 43 min drive
Macrocarpa Cafe - 4 min drive
Schnapps Bar - 4 min drive
Spiral Restaurant & Bar - 4 min drive
Eivins Cafe - 5 min drive
Elvins Bar and Bistro - 5 min drive
About this property
The Crossing Lodge
3.5-star hostel in Tongariro National Park with free parking
Along with a spa tub, this hostel has coffee/tea in a common area and laundry facilities. Free WiFi in public areas, free self parking and free train station pick-up are also provided. Additionally, a computer station, a library and express check-out are on-site. All 20 rooms offer free WiFi.
The Crossing Lodge offers 20 forms of accommodation. This Tongariro National Park hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access.
Recreational amenities at the hostel include a spa tub.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.
Guests will receive an email 5 days before arrival with check-in instructions and key retrieval information; access will be through a private entrance
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
Key retrieval, private entrance
Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees
Children and extra beds
Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available
The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.
Bed sheets fee: NZD 15 per person, per stay
Towels fee: NZD 7.00 per person, per stay
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards and cash
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
Bedding is not included in the dormitories. Bedding is available for a surcharge (limited availability).
Qualmark® assigns an official star rating for accommodation in New Zealand. This Backpacker property has been rated 3 star plus, which is displayed on this page as 3.5 stars.
Official New Zealand Rating provided by Qualmark®
Property is also known as
Crossing Backpackers Hostel Tongariro
Crossing Backpackers Hostel
Crossing Backpackers Tongariro
Crossing Backpackers Hostel Tongariro National Park
Crossing Backpackers Tongariro National Park
The Crossing Backpackers
The Crossing Lodge Tongariro National Park
The Crossing Lodge Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
Frequently asked questions
Yes, The Crossing Lodge offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Crossing Lodge cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
As of 14 Jun. 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Crossing Lodge on 20 Jun. 2021 start from AU$105, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
Self-parking is free at this property.
Check-in is from 4:00 PM - anytime.
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Situated in a national park, this hostel is 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from Tongariro National Park and within 16 miles (25 km) of Tongariro National Park Whakapapa Visitor Centre and Taranaki Falls. Mangatepopo Trail Head and Whakapapa Ski Area are also within 20 miles (32 km).