The Crossing Lodge & Backpackers

Enjoy the Host less experience, self check-in, automated lodge

  • Self check in after 2pm and check out before 10am
  • Check in as late as you like
  • PIN code security on all doors
  • Site video monitored for your safety
  • Free unlimited WiFi – Starlink Internet
  • EV Charger on site – Dual vehicle charging
  • Book your own transport and activities

We offer Hostless accommodation for Families, Couples, Friends, Individuals and Groups with a range of accommodation options in Private or Shared rooms to suit your budget.

We are ideally located between Mt Ruapehu’s Whakapapa and Turoa ski fields. A short drive to the Tongariro Crossing and situated within a peaceful rural setting backing onto the Tongariro National Park dual World Heritage site. Summer or Winter – it’s awesome here any time of the year!

The lodge is the ideal venue for school camps and large groups, offering exclusive accommodation options. The large dining room, lounge and outdoor areas provide excellent space for gatherings and activities.
Schools, Family, Work, Sports, Social and Special Interest Groups, contact us for your next gathering.

New Zealand Tourism Guide Gold Membership