Whakapapa Holiday Park

Whakapapa Holiday Park

Tongariro National Park


169 Rankers Reviews

72 Face-to-Face

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In the heart of Tongariro National Park, designated a dual World Heritage area for its very important Maori cultural and spiritual associations as well as the outstanding features and history of the volcanic landscape.

Campervan sites and cabins are sheltered amongst the beautiful, native beech trees of the Tongariro National Park. A 32 bed lodge and several tent sites are also available, all bookable online.

Many lovely walking tracks are nearby, starting within the village. Enjoy the Taranaki waterfall, Whakapapa river, mountain views and stunning volcanic features of the land.

The Tongariro Crossing, the world-famous 1 day hike, is just a short shuttle ride away.

Whakapapa ski field is only 6 kms further up the road, arguably one of New Zealand’s best ski fields.

If that’s not enough for you, then take advantage of…


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Whakapapa Holiday Park

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North IslandRuapehuTongariro / National Park Village


  • Camping Grounds
  • Dump Station

Operating Season And Hours

Office and shop are open 365 days a year, 8am to 6pm, except Christmas day (open for half a day).


Showing 8 reviews of 162.

Annie's avatar


Ranking: 1/10

We stayed at the self contained cabin, was a nightmare with a cockaroach in the bedding, half sized bed, poor Condensed carpets, old shabby chairs, a kettle with rust in the bottom. What a waste of our holiday and money.

Reviewed 10 months ago

Melissa's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Excellent place to stay. Peaceful and private. The staff are not only friendly and welcoming but went above and beyond to help us with getting another key cut in Taupo after we snapped our one in our car door. Thank you so much team!

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Jaeneen's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Awesome place! Absolutely loved it! Beautiful and convenient location next to walks and visitor centre. Staff were super helpful providing information on local walks and facilities. Loved the little cafe on wheels and their tuck shop at reception where I could get energy bars for my walk! 👌🏽💖

Reviewed over 1 year ago

Paul's avatar


Ranking: 8/10

We camped for a few nights while tramping in the area. Facilities were nice and clean. The staff were friendly and helpful. Definitely coming back to this one.

Reviewed over 1 year ago and experienced in November 2020

Dan's avatar


Ranking: 7/10

OKish place. Weather was horrendous when I stayed though which gave it a bit of a damp wet vibe everywhere. Close to hikes. Facilities could do with an upgrade. The stove tops are useless. Was easier to bring my own stove in and cook.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Linda's avatar


Ranking: 9/10

Price: $25,00 for one person with power
Location: amazing with a view to kill
Wifi: very good, strong and free
Toilets: are good, but there are not isolated so cold in the winter
Showers: are okay, but there are not isolated so cold in the winter
Kitchen: is clean, got everything you need
Laundry: excellent, also the have got a drying room with fans
* Shuttle bus stop at the campground to go up the mountain, for guest only. You can get a ticket at the reception

Reviewed about 2 years ago

Ashleigh Lim's avatar

Ashleigh Lim

Ranking: 10/10

It was our favourite campervan park on the North Island. The sites are set in lovely trees and beside a river. The hosts were really lovely and you can get burgers onsite. Everything was clean and in working order. Kitchen had utensils along with anything else you might need. It’s close to a lot of different walks. Really enjoyed it.

Reviewed about 2 years ago

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Carl Bright

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Loverly place to stay, great location for access to mountain. Nice big kitchen

Reviewed about 2 years ago