Save 10% on all room types;   Situated right on the doorstep of the World Heritage Tongariro National Park and the Turoa Skifield, LKNZ provides quality accommodation to suit every travellers needs and budget, from kitchenette en-suite rooms, flashpacker rooms to budget dorm beds spread over four lodges. We specialise in Tongariro Crossing and whanganui river journeys, and we have plenty of experience and good recommendations for the best spots in the area.

(Bookings are made via our booking page, please add a note in the booking that you are a member or just give us a call or walk in with your membership, the deal is only available if you book direct and not valid with any other hostel deals, see you soon! )

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Hostel Amenities

We have plenty of amenities for you to enjoy.
  • Hot Tub - Hot Tub Available - Free for TBG
  • Sauna - Sauna Available on request(2 hours prior use minimum) $10 per person(minimum 2 pax)
  • Onsite Cafe - Breakfast, all day menu, Barista coffee + Ice Cream
  • Wi-Fi - Unlimited wifi + computer station
  • Tour information - Plenty of local knowledge + discounts in the best restaurants in town.
  • Laundry - Coin operated laundry 24/7 + Drying rooms for your winter clothes.
  • Parking - Free parking onsite and offsite.
  • Movies - Massive bluray + Dvd collections in two of our lodges for those blanket and sofa days.
  • Bike hire and storage - Bike hire available in reception + Secure free bike storage for guests


  • Is check-in 24h?
    Yes. You can check in at any time if you reservation has been paid in full and we have all the details from you before your arrival. Just contact us in case you can’t make it before our reception closes(between 8 and 9PM) and we will arrange a late check in free of charge. In case of doubt, you can always contact our onsite manager at our free number: 0800 246 5569. Check out can be done before reception hours as well, you just need to drop your keys in our mailbox outside the reception door.
  • Is linen included? and wifi?
    Linen is always provided(pillow cases, bed sheets, duvet, blanket…) and you can rent towels in our reception. All our ensuite rooms come with toiletries and towels as well. Unlimited Wifi is always provided to everyone staying with us.
  • Can you organise our transportation for the tongariro crossing or any other activity?
    We can definitely help you. We prefer you to book it directly to avoid extra charges for the service provider or for you, but we can explain and point you in the right direction.
  • Can we sleep in our van/car/tent?
    During summer yes! We have a non powered area for overnight vehicles and a tent site area. Regardless of your option, we will provide you access to one of our lodges, so you can use a kitchen/living room area and bathrooms and showers. For prices and availability please check our website or contact us.
  • What is your cancellation policy?
    During summer 3 days. All bookings will be charged 72 hours before check in and from that point are all considered non refundable. During winter 14 days. All bookings will be charged 2 weeks before check in and from that point are all considered non refundable.
  • Is breakfast included?
    It is not. You can always get some breakky at our onsite cafe, The Storm Shelter, that opens every day from 7:30AM. You can always cook in the kitchen of your lodge or try any of the options in town, all of them walking distance.

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