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Shuttle service to Crossing

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Shuttle service to Crossing

My Husband and I are heading to Tongariro National Park to do the Alpine Crossing in mid January. I read that Discovery lodge provides hourly shuttle service to the National Park base and back.

Is that the only hotel that does so? If we stay at other hotels, would it be easy to book a shuttle service to the mountain and back to our hotel after the crossing? We are considering the Chateau Tongariro but did not find any info about getting shuttles from here? We have a car during our trip but would prefer not to drive for this Crossing.

Many thanks in adavance.

Turangi, New Zealand
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1. Re: Shuttle service to Crossing

Hi there,

You can book the Shuttle for the Tongariro Alpine Crossing from all around the mountains: Turangi, National Park Village, Whakapapa, Ohakune. Shuttle will pick you up from your accommodation! Some accommodation got their own shuttle - that's all. Wouldn't start in Taupo: sitting in the bus to and from Tongariro Crossing - Taupo is an extra hour each way!

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2. Re: Shuttle service to Crossing

There are loads of shuttle services. Google is your friend:







Auckland, New...
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3. Re: Shuttle service to Crossing

Ruapehu Scenic Shuttles the 3rd on that list I would recommend unless you going from Turangi then I would suggest Backyard Tours. These two outfits are small family run services that offer a lot more flexibility than being cattle herded on a Bus.

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