Midwinter Escape to The Chateau Tongariro

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    • 3 nights’ accommodation at The Chateau Tongariro in a Superior Room
    • Breakfast & dinner daily
    • High Tea at Chateau Tongariro
    • Sky Waka Return Gondola ride at Whakapapa Ski Field


    Arrive at the Chateau and check into your room.  Marvel at the grandeur and history of the property.  Enjoy dinner in the hotel restaurant tonight.

    After breakfast head up the mountain to the Whakapapa ski field for your Gondola ride. New Zealand’s largest and most technically advanced gondola. Situated within the dual world heritage Tongariro National Park, Sky Waka travels 1.8kms through one of the North Island’s most rugged and spectacular landscapes on Whakapapa, Mt Ruapehu.  Journey over waterfalls and ancient lava flows and take in the majestic scenery of Mt Ruapehu and its neighboring volcanoes, Ngauruhoe and Tongariro. Your destination at the top of the gondola is Knoll Ridge Chalet, New Zealand’s highest dining experience. The multi-story eatery features something for everyone, from a snack to a brand-new menu of contemporary cuisine, all overlooking the wonder that is Tongariro National Park. Enjoy dinner in the hotel restaurant tonight.

    Today is yours to relax or explore the region. Turangi offers whitewater rafting on the stunning Tongariro river. On the South side of the mountain range Ohakune greets you as the carrot capital of NZ and there are walking/hiking trails galore at your fingertips. You may even want to dust of the skis or snowboard and hit the slopes at Whakapapa or Turoa. After exploring, time to relax in the Chateau and enjoy your High Tea. Enjoy a dinner in the hotel restaurant tonight.

    Enjoy breakfast at your leisure and check out of the hotel to start your journey home.


    The elegant Chateau Tongariro is located within Whakapapa Village in the heart of Tongariro National Park. It was constructed during the ‘roaring twenties’ and opened in 1929. Surrounded by a stunning natural playground bursting with diverse landscapes for visitors to the Tongariro National Park to discover this property is renowned for its ambience and unique style, offering accommodation in an untouched environment. Enjoy a sumptuous meal or relax in the lounge with a glass of wine and savour the spectacular views of the three volcanoes.

    Step back to genteel times with a High Tea experience at the Chateau Tongariro. With a specially curated menu, you will enjoy traditional scones, delicate finger sandwiches, sweet treats and freshly brewed gourmet teas or coffee in the opulent Ruapehu Lounge. To mark a truly special occasion, upgrade to enjoy a glass of bubbles with your fresh scones, savouries, and macarons. Pamper yourself and your friends with High Tea at The Chateau Tongariro Hotel, available daily from 11am – 5pm

    Ride the country’s most advanced gondola, high above the world-heritage-listed mountain area. For wild adventure, for supreme beauty, and for an unforgettable dining experience. Your exploration of New Zealand isn’t complete until you’ve experienced the ride through the sky on the largest gondola in the country. Journey over waterfalls and ancient lava flows and take in the majestic scenery of Mt Ruapehu and its neighbouring volcanoes, Ngauruhoe and Tongariro.

    Travel: 01 Jul 20 – 30 Sep 20
    Quote package code: ANZ204DRUAW