Waikato Mountain Lodge

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Our Lodge on Mt Ruapehu is a fantastic base for tramping, skiing, day walking, mountain biking or just relaxing.  To book your accommodation at Whakapapa go to waikatoskiclub.co.nz or contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Our modern and friendly lodge awaits you. 



Welcome to our website. If you are interested in outdoor activities, healthy exercise, need accommodation at Whakapapa, want to meet friendly people with the same love of the outdoors then come and explore New Zealand’s wild places with us.

Each weekend we run day or overnight trips offering a variety of locations and fitness grades.  Whether you're new to tramping, need a challenging trip, or would like to achieve more with experienced company our program has an adventure for you.

Come along to our monthly Club Night where our trip program is presented followed by a guest speaker. Pick up a copy of our monthly Bulletin or join WTC and it will be mailed to you.

Up-coming events

2973 Coromandel walkway, Stoney to Fletchers bays
Sat 11th Dec 2021
2974 Mountain Madness
Sat 18th Dec 2021
2976 Aotea Harbour to Kawhia Harbour
Sun 9th Jan 2022
2977 Southern North Island Ramblings and Cafes
Fri 14th Jan 2022
2978 Whangamata walks and camp
Sat 15th Jan 2022
2979 Round Karioi by bike
Sun 23rd Jan 2022
2980 S - K Traverse, Tararua
Fri 28th Jan 2022

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