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East Side, Mt Ruapehu
The New Zealand Alpine Club (NZAC) has entered into a partnership agreement with the Tukino Alpine Sports Club (TASC) that will allow NZAC members to book the lodge at member rates. All bookings are done through the TASC, details below.Tukino lodge bookings
This wonderful modern ski lodge located on the Tukino Ski Field is an excellent base for winter mountaineering, ski touring and instruction courses, and a base for alpine rock climbing in the warmer summer months.
Take the turnoff to Tukino Skifield 22.4kms north of Wairoru (46.4 kms south of Turangi). Follow the gravel road across the desert for 7km to the “Base Camp” car park. From this point the road is suitable for 4WD vehicles. At the 10km point there is a locked gate (key available with hut key). Hut is located 14kms from the Desert road. Chains are essential during winter.
More info here.
|Winter||(includes food)||Summer||(excludes food)|
|Children under 5 are free|
|Members are TASC or NZAC|
All NZ Alpine Club members will receive a $5 discount on ski passes (10%) at Tukino.
Some information of note:
-Self-catering is the most practical option outside winter season. The lodge has ovens, cutlery, fridge etc, so bring your food up in a chilly bin.
-A lodge manager is permanently onsite during the winter season (July-Sept). Outside these times bookings subject to availability of a lodge manager (Note: “Lodge Manager” training weekends are run regularly if you are interested in becoming one).
-The lodge has a minimum booking of 6 people.
-During the summer period (Labour Weekend to Easter inclusive) the lower floor of the lodge is configured as a ‘Summer Lodge’. It has a lounge fully equipped kitchen and 15 bunks. You will have solar lighting, gas cooking, running water, flush toilets, cold shower, wood fire and a fantastic sunrise. It is only $15 a night for NZAC members and a particularly good option for those looking at summer rock climbing.
-A cafe is located on the lower floor and is open for coffee when the skifield is operating.
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