Book Your Shuttle
If booking transport for the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, please ensure you also book your hike via the DOC website (no cost) . We will send you a link in your confirmation email.
|Tongariro Alpine Crossing
3 departures a day, return shuttle to the Tongariro Alpine Crossing
|Tongariro Alpine Crossing - One Way
One way shuttle from the secure Park and Ride car park at Ketetahi to Mangatepopo road end. Run by National Park Shuttles
|$60 one way
|Tongariro Northern Circuit
One way shuttle to the Mangatepopo road end, Whakapapa Village and back to National Park Village
|from $30 one way
|Explore Whakapapa Village
Return or one way shuttle to Whakapapa Village
|Other Shuttle Services
Shuttle by arrangement
Welcome to the Tongariro National Park
Tongariro Crossing Shuttles (TCS) is located in National Park Village and offers comprehensive shuttle services around the Tongariro National Park. Tongariro Alpine Crossing – one of the best one-day hike in the world. The 6–8-hour alpine hike crosses over active volcanoes, passes mountain lakes and through native forest. We offer a return shuttle departing National Park Village daily. The shuttle departs at 5:45 am, 7:15 am, 8:30 am and 9:45 am, returning from 1:30 pm until 5:30 pm.
Whakapapa Village, located at the foot of Mt Ruapehu. This is where the Northern Circuit starts and finishes and has multiple short walks. We offer transport to and from the village, departing at 8 am, 12 pm and 4 pm returning at 12:30 pm and 4:30 pm.
Cancellations have to be made at 6 pm the night before departure. Bookings can also be changed to a later date or time. Simply send us an email with your request.
Please take the time to look around this website, learn more about the area, learn more about the hike you plan to do. Check what you should take with you and what the weather conditions are likely to be.