Facilities in Whakapapa Village

Whakapapa Village with Ruapehu as a backdrop

Whakapapa village, with its Department of Conservation Visitor Centre, range of bars and restaurants is the perfect place to explore the wonders of the Tongariro National Park.

For a small village Whakapapa offers a variety of eating and drinking options. Whether you fancy a cool beer after conquering the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, or perhaps a hot chocolate in front of the fire on a winters day is more your thing, it’s all possible. There are 4 eating and drinking establishments in the village:

  • Ferguson’s Café
  • Skotel
  • The Tussock
  • The Chateau Tongariro & Pihanga Bar

Open all year round and we have sample menus available for our guests.