Mountain Heights Lodge is located just 2km south of National Park Village. We are an ideal place to base yourself for the various activities in and around the Tongariro National Park.

Ruapehu Adventure Rides (guided quad bike activities) is based at Mountain Heights Lodge. 

Mountain Heights Lodge has 6  comfortable self contained motel units, which are located adjacent to the lodge and are perfect for families & friends. The units have fully equipped kitchenettes which allow you to cater for yourselves.

We have Bed & Breakfast  rooms in the main Lodge. Continental breakfast is provided to have at your own leisure.  B&B guests have access to a large lounge which has a log fire for the colder days.

 A private hot spa is available to all guests.

We are ideally located for the Tongariro Alpine Crossing. We can arrange transport to & from the hike in the summer & we can also arrange guided trips for both the summer & winter Crossing experience.

Mountain Heights Lodge is perfectly situated for both Whakapapa and Turoa ski areas. The Lodge is about 20 minutes drive from Whakapapa and 45 minutes drive from Turoa.

We also have the start of a cycle track on the property Marton Sash and Door a Grade 3 (18 km) and just down the road Fishers Track Grade 2 (27 km) we have lock up facilities for you bike and a wash down area.

As we are in the center of the North Island, we are a great place to stay a few days so you can relax and unpack your suitcase. If we have a bad weather day in the National Park, why not take a day trip to Taupo, or the Waitomo Caves, then come back to the comfort of your room.


Guest Testimonials:

"Fabulous accommodation, we stayed here for our 7 year anniversary, staying in the lodge upstairs with the very large balcony to relax and have a beverages looking over a spectacular view was just fantastic! Karl and Maria are a cut above the rest with their hosting, service and genuine warming welcoming nature. Dont forget to pair it with the Ruapehu Adventure Rides it's the best outdoor adventure we have had to date, Karl is super informative and makes sure everyone is having the best time, customizing the ride to suit individual needs. Thank you Karl and Maria! We will definitely be back" Lauren - Feb 2021

"Great price rooms with everything you need for a weekend trip to the snow. 3 beds with blankets and towels all provided. The hostess was lovely and was all good with us arriving after 9pm. We just had to let her know in advance when we would arrive. Will definitely stay here again." Andre - Nov 2020

"Best hosts you could wish for. Friendly, accommodating, helpful, attentive and a very good sense of humor. Had an amazing time there, it's a lovely place, very clean and spacious rooms. Thanks for the amazing stay and thanks for having me." Martina - Feb 2020