Chalets & Motels

At Discovery Lodge

Located between Whakapapa & National
Park Village with amazing views towards
the three major peaks of Ruapehu, 
Tongariro and Ngauruhoe.
All motels & chalets are self contained.

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Camping & Huts

At Discovery Lodge

The only camp ground around the Tongariro
National Park with a view of all three
volcanoes. Discovery is set out on 10 acres
of park-like grounds surrounded by alpine
meadows & the National Park.

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The Tongariro Alpine Crossing Experience

Discovery Lodge is the closest accommodation and shuttle bus service to the Mangatepopo Start of the Tongariro Alpine Crossing.

Why Discovery                               

Your safety & enjoyment is our prime focus. Highly experienced operator.
You avoid the crowds. Earliest daily shuttle to start, and from finish.
Only 10min to the start. Closest accommodation & shuttle service to the Mangatepopo Start.
Only shuttle service to have five scheduled pick ups from finish, every hour from 12.30pm to 4.30pm!
No risk to book shuttle. You can cancel at any time prior to walking at no charge.

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Mountain Biking Tongariro

Discovery Lodge is the closest accommodation to the start of the 42nd Traverse Mountain Bike Ride.

Why Discovery

Green-Circle-Tick-Small Local expert advice available.
Green-Circle-Tick-Small Mountain bike hire can be arranged.
Green-Circle-Tick-Small Shuttle service available.
Green-Circle-Tick-Small 5 minutes drive to the start of the 42nd Traverse Mountain Bike ride.

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Ski & Board Mt Ruapehu

Discovery Lodge is located at the base of Mt Ruapehu, only 15 minutes drive to the Whakapapa Ski Field.

Why Discovery

Green-Circle-Tick-Small Full range of accommodation available to suit all budgets.
Green-Circle-Tick-Small Self catering options available.
Green-Circle-Tick-Small Onsite restaurant & bar, and guest lounge with Sky TV.
Green-Circle-Tick-Small Conveniently located between National Park Village & Whakapapa Village.

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