I booked a motel type room several weeks ahead to be sure I was close to the start. The room looked recently upgraded and although small had all we needed for a 2 night stay. The staff were very knowledgeable and called off the bus ride on the day we had planned as they considered the wind speed too high for a safe walk. The low level alternative they suggested (Tama lakes) was excellent and enjoyable. Fortunately we were able to stay for day 2 and completed the 19k TAC in glorious conditions starting in the dark at 6 AM. I would strongly recommend Discovery Lodge and their team for a very safe and well organised crew. New visitors should be aware that there are few local shops and would be advised to bring in all they need. The on site restaurant did not seem to be operational on the day of our visit.
- Also Known As:
- Discovery Hotel
- Discovery Hotel National Park Village
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- Chalets & Motels. Surrounded by nature with spectacular panorama of the Tongariro Volcanoes. ... more less
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