Bring your mountain bike or 4WD to Tongariro Forest, or come to simply observe the multitude of threatened species residing in the 'forest of the future'.

Find things to do and places to stay Tongariro Forest Conservation Area

Okupata Caves are a natural and unmarked network of underground passages in Tongariro Forest.

4WD vehicles are not permitted from 1 May - 30 November.


Tongariro National Park Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 7 892 3729
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   tongarirovc@doc.govt.nz
Address:   Whakapapa Village
State Highway 48
Mount Ruapehu
Postal Address:   PO Box 71029
Whakapapa Village
Mount Ruapehu 3951
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