Central Plateau

Places to stay:

Discovery Lodge

With the most incredible view of the central plateau’s mountains you’ll find every accomodation option here from motel rooms to camping. The camping huts are a particularly neat option for a cheap night within four walls.


Things to do:

– Tongariro Crossing alpine day walk

One of the top 10 day walks in the entire world – not to be missed!! Need transport? Backyard Tours is one of my favourite transport providers for getting to and from the crossing.


– Chairlift Ride to Knoll Ridge Cafe

Best view in the country. Period. P.S. Coffee is good too ❤


– High Tea at the Grand Chateau

For when you feel like feeling a little bit fancy … and … having a great view out the window!


– Rail Tour with Forgotton World Adventures

Probably the coolest thing ever!! Golf carts transformed into rail buggys and an epic adventure into a forgotten world. Doesn’t get much cooler than this!


– Hire Mountain Bikes with Mountain Bike Station

 Mean deal on bike hire. Transport to all the most incredible rides the area has to offer. Suitable for any ability. Get outside!! The bike rides in the area are amazing!!