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Base Camp Shuttle to the Tongariro Alpine Crossing


Base Camp is a car park between the beginning and end of the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, just in front of the Tongariro Holiday Park. Park your car, hire your gear and use our shuttle for your return transport to the crossing.

Base Camp is a secure car park situated on State Highway 47 in front of the Tongariro Holiday Park. Handy as a pick up location if you are staying at the Tongariro Holiday Park. You can drive to this location in the morning and park your par there safely for the day while you do the Tongariro Alpine Crossing. Please note there are no toilets here. This is the cheapest return shuttle. Great for if you need to hire gear such as a jacket, hiking poles or boots (early shuttle only). We give you a map and information sheet to help you make the most of your day.

Opening times

Business hours
8am to 7pm
Months of operation
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec


$35 (Adult)
$20 (Child)

You MUST call the day before to select your pick up time from those available on the day and to confirm pick up point eg accommodation. Please prepare yourself for conditions on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing adequately. Please be waiting outside on the road side at least ten minutes before the bus is due so that you do not miss the bus. If you miss the bus there is no refund. We go by and share a MetService weather report. We do not take responsibility for a change in the forecast.

+64 7 377 0435
Physical address:
Base Camp Shuttle to the Tongariro Alpine Crossing
63 Miro St
Taupō Town
New Zealand