Directions

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Directions


The only New Zealand hotel located within a World Heritage Park, the Chateau Tongariro is situated six kilometres up State Highway 48 \u2013 at 1125m up the majestic Mount Ruapehu.

From Taupo


* Driving from Taupo will take approximately 1 hour 15 minutes

* Drive South on State Highway 1

* At the township of Turangi (the Trout Fishing Centre of New Zealand) turn right onto State Highway 41

* At the next major intersection turn left onto State Highway 47

* During your drive of about 30 minutes you will pass Lake Rotoaira and the majestic Mt Tongariro and the entrance to the start of the famous Tongariro\u00A0 Alpine Crossing.\u00A0\u00A0

* You will see signage for your left turn onto State Highway 48 to take you into the World Heritage Tongariro National Park and Chateau Tongariro.

Driving from Wellington

* Driving from Wellington will take approximately 4 hour 30 minutes.\u00A0\u00A0 The best travel option to the hotel is.

* Drive North on State Highway 1

* At Waiouru turn left onto State Highway 49 \u2013passing through the township of Ohakune

* Turn right onto State Highway 4 heading towards National Park Village.\u00A0\u00A0 You will drive along the perimeter of the World Heritage Tongariro National Park following the Main Trunk Line with majestic views of Mt Ruapehu and Mt Hauhungatahi.

* At National Park Village Turn right onto State Highway 47

* Your 15 minute drive to the village will have you driving directly towards the majestic Mt Ngauruhoe and Mt Tongariro.

* You will pass Mountain Air on the left side of the road just before the intersection for State Highway 48 to take you into the World Heritage Tongariro National Park and Chateau Tongariro\u00A0

Driving from Auckland

* Driving from Auckland will take approximately 4 hour 30 minutes.\u00A0\u00A0 The best travel option to the hotel is.

* Drive South on State Highway 4 passing through the town of Taumarunui.

* At National Park Village Turn left onto State Highway 47

* Your 15 minute drive to the village will have you driving directly towards the majestic Mt Ngauruhoe and Mt Tongariro.

* You will pass Mountain Air on the left side of the road just before the intersection for State Highway 48 to take you into the World Heritage Tongariro National Park and Chateau Tongariro\u00A0

Regarding your Satellite Navigation

We have been advised by many of our guests that the hotel cannot be found on the Hire Companies Satellite Navigation devices.\u00A0 We assume this is because the software\u2019s are not updated. We have found if people search for \u201CState Highway 48\u201D or \u201CWhakapapa Village\u201D you will be able to be successfully navigated to the hotel. However if you do not feel confident please call us on 0800 242 832 for advice.