Tongariro – Return Shuttle to Whakapapa Village – 19 March 2024

From $35

per person


Book this shuttle bus if you’d like transport from your accommodation at Ohakune to Whakapapa Village.  Bus will arrive approximately 3pm and will depart approximately 7pm and is suitable for Koning Aap guests not wanting to book onto the guided sunset hike optional tour, who would like to still visit Tongariro National Park Visitor Centre, located in Whakapapa Village.

From here, you can walk independently on easy tracks such as the Ridge Walk, Whakkappanui Creek Walk, Tahwai Falls Track.

The bus will also transport guests booking onto the Guided Sunset 2 hour hike, departing the visitor centre at 5pm.

Subject to weather conditions, the tour guide will advise if it’s possible to get to the Sky Waka gondola, which you pay for locally $49 pp


Tongariro National Park Visitor Centre is located in Whakapapa Village, the main gateway into the park. It is New Zealand’s first national park and a UNESCO dual World Heritage Area recognised for its natural and cultural landscapes.

Nau mai, haere mai. On arrival to the village call into the centre for an introduction to the park. Get expert advice and in-depth local knowledge from our friendly staff on recreational opportunities, current safety messages, conservation and Māori history.


– Return transport

– Independant free time to walk at your own pace on easy tracks in the cool of the late afternoon


  • Return Transport.
  • Advice of Koning Aap local guide

Activity Date

Day 10

Additional Information:

Fitness Requirements
A low level of fitness is required. There are some steps on this walk, if you are concerned about your fitness please let your guide know before commencing the walk, as there are options we can discuss with you.  

Independent walking is done at your own risk.  Please ensure you inform your local guide of your plans prior to setting off on independant walks


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