Located on the edge of a Dual World Heritage site – ‘Tongariro National Park’, is Plateau Lodge & Shuttles. We offer accommodation and the only Tongariro campsites right in the village. With a backdrop of the volcanoes, our lodge covers a wide range of family friendly apartments, ensuite rooms and lodge rooms. On site is a communal lounge & kitchen, spa pool, guest laundry, Wifi, lunch packs & breakfast.

The highlight to visiting National Park is the number one hike In New Zealand “Tongariro Alpine Crossing” a day walk over active volcanoes. Our shuttle service departs at 6am-7am-8am-9am-10am and returning all afternoon 1.30 to 5.30pm for smaller hikes over the alpine forest try Whakapapa Village. Our lodge is walking distance to all cafes/ bars mini mart and intercity bus & train station.

(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, see you soon!)

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Hostel Amenities

All rooms have linen and towels supplied, depending on the room type - they may also have toiletries and ensuites. There are also shuttles available to travel around National Park.
  • Parking - Free parking on site.
  • Kitchen - Fully equipped communal kitchen (with a number of rooms having their own kitchens).
  • Lounge - A spacious lounge with warm fireplace and dining area.
  • Laundry - Coin operated washing machines and dryers. Laundry powder available at reception.
  • Hot Tub - Enjoy the covered, outdoor hot tub.
  • Drying room for snow gear - Available in winter months.


  • How can I get to Plateau Lodge?
    We are 5 minute walk from the Bus & Train station, we can organise a pick up just call us.
  • What is National Park Village?
    National Park Village is the name of our town where looking over the Tongariro National Park.
  • Is the bedding supplied?
    All linen & towels are supplied.
  • How can I get to Tongariro?
    There is buses going to the Tongariro Alpine Crossing all year round.
  • What are the opening hours?
    Reception hours are 7.30am to 8.00pm, if you are arriving late just let us know.

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