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The Crossing Backpackers (Tongariro National Park, New Zealand)

3.5-star3.5 stars
9 Erua Road EastTongariro National Park3948New Zealand

3.5-star hostel in Tongariro National Park
  • Free WiFi and free parking
Very Good8.0
  • A solid place to stay for the night leading into a big day at the snow. Pretty basic, but…Aug 31, 2017
  • Kauri steps? GIANT-sized outdoor dining table and chairs?Jan 19, 2017
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The Crossing Backpackers (Tongariro National Park, New Zealand)

from NZ$30
  • Basic Twin Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Basic Double Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Triple Room, Ensuite
  • Basic Triple Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Basic Family Room, Private Bathroom
  • Bed in Mixed Dormitory
  • Family Room, Private Bathroom
  • Basic Quadruple Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Double Room, Ensuite

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 20 rooms


  • Check-in time 4:30 PM-8 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
The front desk is open daily from 4:30 PM - 8 PM

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free train station pickup


  • Free self parking
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Spa tub
  • Billiards or pool table
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Library
  • Television in common areas

In the room

Stay connected
  • Free WiFi

The Crossing Backpackers (Tongariro National Park, New Zealand)’s small print

Also known as

  • Crossing Backpackers Hostel Tongariro
  • Crossing Backpackers Hostel
  • Crossing Backpackers Tongariro
  • Crossing Backpackers
  • Crossing Backpackers Hostel Tongariro National Park
  • Crossing Backpackers Tongariro National Park


Bedding is not included in the dormitories. Bedding is available for a surcharge (limited availability). For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around The Crossing Backpackers (Tongariro National Park, New Zealand)


  • Tongariro National Park Whakapapa Visitor Centre (13 mi / 20.9 km)
  • Taranaki Falls (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Mangatepopo Trail Head (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
  • Whakapapa Ski Area (17.2 mi / 27.6 km)
  • Iwikau Village (17.3 mi / 27.9 km)
  • Mount Ruapehu (18.6 mi / 29.9 km)
  • Ohakune Old Coach Road (19.5 mi / 31.3 km)
  • Waitonga Falls Walk Trailhead (26.6 mi / 42.8 km)

Getting around

  • Free self parking
  • Free train station pick-up
  • Free train station drop-off

The Crossing Backpackers (Tongariro National Park, New Zealand)

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