1 Ngauruhoe Place
Whakapapa Village
Mt Ruapehu, Tongariro National Park

Freecall: 0800 756 835
International: +64 7 892 3719


Check in:  3:00pm
Check out:  10:00am

Reception Hours
Monday to Sunday: 7am to 8pm
After hours arrivals: Please contact reception if arriving after 8pm. Lock box code will be provided for collection of keys.


Skotel Alpine Resort

Tongariro National Park 1 Ngauruhoe Place,
Mt Ruapehu, Whakapapa 3951, New Zealand


Skotel Alpine Resort is located in the Ruapehu Region on the Thermal Explorer & Volcanic Loop Touring Routes which traverse dramatic landscapes in the heart of the North Island of New Zealand, approximately half way between Auckland and Wellington. Tongariro National Park is about 4.5 hours drive from either city.

Flights to Ruapehu
Skotel Alpine Resort is a 3 hour drive from Hamilton Airport, 4.5 hours from the Auckland and Wellington Airports.
There are now direct flights from Australia to Rotorua that bring you directly to the Volcanic Plateau and from there it is only a little over two hours to Skotel. Cars can be hired at the airports.

Trains to Ruapehu
The Ruapehu region is serviced by the Northern Explorer Train service between Auckland and Wellington. The trains stops at about 1pm at the National Park Township which is about 12km from the Skotel. We can arrange a shuttle from the train to the hotel. There is a charge for this service.

Buses to Ruapehu
Intercity travels directly from Auckland via Taumarunui and stops at National Park Village at about 1pm from where a pick-up is required. There is also a service from Wellington to National Park. Details at Intercity.co.nz.



What's NearbyDistance Time
Taupo Airport90km70min drive
Restaurant & BarOnsiteOnsite
Ski & Hiking Equipment HireOnsiteOnsite
Buses15km15min drive
Train Station15km15min drive
Shopping15km15min drive
Supermarket15km15min drive
Visitor Centre Tongariro300m3min drive
Ski Lifts4km