Winter Season

Set in the heart of National Park, Pipers Lodge features an onsite bar and restaurant.
Guests can socialize in the shared lounge and warm up by the fireplace. We can even arrange your Tongariro Guided Trek and we also have a Ski field shuttle available from lodge.



2 Day Tongariro Alpine Crossing Packgage

This is a world renowned trek, with many listing this heritage walk 1 of the top 10 walks in the world.

A 19.4 kilometre trek across the most stunning of all terrain. on a clear day you will take in uninterrupted views as far as the skies take you. Impressive lava flows, the most vivid coloured crater lakes.

2 days accommodation, including breakfast and shuttle,  can either go rafting on Tongariro River or kayaking on Whakapapa River as well as mountain biking on Fishers Track or Old Coach Road - Contact us to make an enquiry

School Trips

We specialise in well organised, relaxed and affordable ski trips, end of year camps and field trips for schools from all around the North Island.

At Pipers everything is under one roof. communal dining rooms, mountain transport and in-house recreation areas allow for a total stress free on-site/off site mountain experience.

There is no better area to organise a school field trip, leaders camp or team building exercise than the exhilarating Central Mountain Plateau.

The experienced Pipers 'Hands-on' hosting team of seven staff will make your school excursion a friendly, stress free and affordable experience that everyone will remember for a lifetime.

Pipers have a total of 148 beds and large conference-style instruction areas to suit large or small school groups.

Students can be separated into split accommodation dorms to make supervision easier. Teachers are offered the choice of ensuite rooms.

Communal dining rooms, mountain transport and in-house recreation areas allow for a total self-sufficient on-site/off site mountain experience.

Contact Pipers today to customize a learning & accommodation programme for your schools requirements.


Finding accommodation that is right for reunions can be a challenge. Often you may find the accommodation but it lacks the communal living areas to gather as a group.

Pipers Lodge is a great place to accommodate your reunion, with our lodge style accommodation.

If your family/group is spread out over the length of the North Island, our lodge is situated in National Park in the middle of the North Island, next to beautiful Mount Ruapehu , making it an ideal half way meeting place for all travelling.

Everything You Need Is Under One Roof
Accommodation . Bar . Dining Room

We have a large communal lounge area, ideal for relaxing, and catching up. There is a spacious games room, ideal for families with children.

Whether you want a relaxing time away to reconnect with friends or perhaps organise your get-together around an event eg Tongariro Alpine Crossing or biking our cycle ways, Pipers Lodge will compliment your stay, by giving you a memorable time.