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                               

Green-Circle-Tick-Small Highly experienced operator. Your safety & enjoyment is our prime focus!!
Green-Circle-Tick-Small Earliest daily shuttle to start and from finish, avoid the crowds!
Green-Circle-Tick-Small Closest accommodation & shuttle service to the Mangatepopo Start of the Crossing - only 10 minutes!
Green-Circle-Tick-Small Only shuttle service to have five scheduled pick ups from finish, every hour from 12.30pm to 4.30pm!

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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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