Destination guide

Friendly National Park Village will entice you

The mountains, parks and waterfalls display a scene truly unique to National Park Village. This welcoming city is known for its hiking, restaurants and skiing. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in National Park Village

Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in town? You'll be sure to enjoy National Park Village for its hiking and skiing. Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes National Park Village a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Tongariro National Park Whakapapa Visitor Centre (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Whakapapa Ski Area (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Iwikau Village (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Turoa Ski Area (12 mi / 19.4 km)
  • Waitonga Falls Walk Trailhead (12.4 mi / 20 km)

Seasonal weather averages in National Park Village

Travelers enjoy National Park Village for its skiing. To make the most of the cold weather activities, you might consider visiting in June, January, December or November, when snowfall averages 0 inches and temperatures average 41°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of National Park Village

National Park Village is famous for its captivating mountain views and scenic parks. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in National Park Village. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Taranaki Falls (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Mangatepopo Trail Head (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Ohinetonga Scenic Reserve (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
  • Lower Tama Lake (12.5 mi / 20 km)
  • Mount Ruapehu (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Mount Tongariro (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around National Park Village

The nearest airport is in Taupo (TUO), located 48.4 mi (77.9 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around National Park, NZ?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 54 vacation rentals near National Park. From 43 Houses to 3 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near National Park for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to National Park?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in National Park. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Turoa Ski Area: 286 vacation rentals
  • Ohakune Old Coach Road: 284 vacation rentals
  • Mount Ruapehu: 285 vacation rentals
  • Tongariro Alpine Crossing: 214 vacation rentals
  • Whakapapa Ski Area: 270 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around National Park listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in National Park?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 43 Houses in National Park. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in National Park include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 3 rentals available
  • Chalets: 5 rentals available
  • Studios: 2 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Lodges and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in National Park?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 3 vacation rentals with pool available in National Park. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.