The Crossing Backpackers

Erua Road East (off SH04), Tongariro National Park, New Zealand, Distance from city centre: 14.6km

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Welcome to The Crossing Backpackers a truly unique hostel.
Totally surrounded by the worlds first World Heritage Site, The Tongariro National Park.

Prices are per person per night.

Availability & Rates

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • Adaptors
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle parking
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Child Friendly
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • DVDs
  • Telephone/Fax Facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Games Room
  • Hot Showers
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Not Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • No Curfew
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Pool Table
  • Taxes included
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels For Hire
  • Washing Machine

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 2 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

Must-Read Hostel Info

This property has specific Terms & Conditions.

Reception Hours 8.30am-10am & 4.30pm-8.00pm, daily.
After-Hours check-ins available
Check-out no later than 10am, unless by prior arrangement, or you will be charged for an extra night. Return your key to reception.

Key deposit $20

The Crossing Backpackers is an accommodation provider, we are not responsible for the weather or your change of plans or circumstances.

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Arriving by Bus or Train? FREE Pick-up from National Park Village

Travelling by Bus: Intercity Bus, Kiwi Experience, Magic and Stray will bring you to National Park.

Travelling by Train: Take the Northern Explorer, Overlander or Kiwirail to the National Park Station.

Give us a call when you arrive when you arrive in National Park and we’ll come and pick you up. This is a FREE service we offer our guests.

Travelling by Car?

The Crossing Backpackers is located at Erua Village, 6km south of National Park Village on State Highway 4. The property entrance is from Erua Road East, directly off the state highway.

Located Near

Tongariro National Park – situated at the heart of the Ruapehu District – is not only special to the people of New Zealand, it is also unique in the world. It is recognised by UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation) as a Dual World Heritage Site.

We are rurally situated 6km outside National Park Village in the heart of Tongariro National Park with both the Tongariro Crossing and both Whakapapa and Turoa ski fields close by.

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