Howards Lodge


Welcome to Howards Lodge
Howard's Lodge is the ultimate start for all outdoor adventure in Tongariro National Park, Ruapehu Skifields and Whanganui National Park.
Tongariro Alpine Crossing
Walk the legendary Tongariro Alpine Crossing. Bike the popular 42 Traverse Forest track.
42 Transverse Track
Bike the popular 42 Traverse Forest track. Canoe the wilderness of the Whanganui River. Ski the slopes of Mt Ruapehu.
Adventure on your doorstep
Enjoy a fantastic summer experience or an exhilarating winter getaway; we have just what you need.

Ski/Snowboard

Just 15 minutes drive from us to Whakapapa skifield, 50 minutes to Turoa. Avoid the queues and delays; get all you need for a great day on the slopes from our own ski rental shop and at the best prices.

Tramping/Hiking

The world famous Tongariro Alpine Crossing right on your doorstep. Take our in-house shuttle to the start and pick up when you’re done. Northern circuit, Round the Mountain, Tama Lakes transfers and Guided Winter Crossing also arranged.

Fishing

Simply the best trout fishing on the planet is on the Central Plateau.

Mountain Biking

42nd Traverse, Fishers Track, Old Coach, Mountain to Sea … and much, much more. Transport and Bike hire available.

Howards Lodge

Adventure is on our doorstep

The lodge offers a broad variety of accommodation ranging from budget rooms to ensuite rooms. Daily transport to the Tongariro Alpine Crossing and the 42 Traverse Mountain bike track, Rental of ski equipment, tramping boots and walkingpoles and mountain bikes. Enjoy a fantastic summer experience or an exhilarating winter getaway; we have just what you need.

 

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Howards Lodge | Adventure is on our doorstep

The lodge offers a broad variety of accommodation ranging from budget rooms to ensuite rooms. Daily transport to the Tongariro Alpine Crossing and the 42 Traverse Mountain bike track, Rental of ski equipment, tramping boots and walkingpoles and mountain bikes. Enjoy a fantastic summer experience or an exhilarating winter getaway; we have just what you need.