Summer Bookings

 

The lodge is in Summer Season. Summer rates apply until the end of June. Summer rates do not include food. We open bookings for summer dates when we have a trained Lodge Leader booked in, so if you're interested in using the lodge, and bookings are not open for the dates you want please contact us here: https://wtmc.org.nz/contact/

 

  

Summer 2020-21 Rates

 

Member Adult .      $17

Member Child .      $13

Member Infant       $5

Non-Member Adult .  $29

Non-Member Child .  $22

Non-Member Infant   $10

 

In case of booking system error, the above rates are correct.

 

 

Winter 2021

Bookings open May 1st for members, June 1st for non-members. Members must be a WTMC member as-of April 1st to receive member benefits for the season.

About 50% of bunks will be released on May 1st, with the remaining bunks released regularly throughout the season. Club trips and Club/lodge volunteers will receive early booking priority.

The lodge will be open at Covid Level-2 this year, subject to guidelines.

More information and rates to come... let's hope its a good one!


Refund Policy

 

- Bookings cancelled 2 or more weeks before the first night of stay receive a 50% refund.

- Bookings cancelled less than 2 weeks before the first night of stay receive no refund.

- Bookings can be moved at the discretion of the bookings team, and cannot be guaranteed.

- 100% refunds are provided if WTMC cannot open the lodge or provide a lodge operator.

 

Covid Refund Policy

 

- Covid Alert Level 0: The normal refund policy applies. 

- Covid Alert Level 1: As Level 0, but we offer a full refund when a member of a booking is asked by a medical professional to get tested for COVID-19 and stay in isolation pending the results. Proof of test is required for a refund. Cancellation applies to the whole booked group to ensure "close contacts" are under the same regime.

- Covid Alert Level 2: We will offer 100% refunds for any reason.

- Covid Alert Level 3+: The lodge is closed, and full refunds will be provided.

 

 

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Members — Member Weekday

Lodge bunk bed. May be half of a double bunk.

WINTER RATES include food / SUMMER RATES exclude food.

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Members — Member Weekend

Lodge bunk bed. May be half of a double bunk.

WINTER RATES include food / SUMMER RATES exclude food.

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Non-Members — Non-Member Weekday

Lodge bunk bed. May be half of a double bunk.

WINTER RATES include food / SUMMER RATES exclude food.

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Non-Members — Non-Member Weekend

Lodge bunk bed. May be half of a double bunk.

WINTER RATES include food / SUMMER RATES exclude food.

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Located on the active slopes of Mt. Ruapehu, our Club is proud to own a luxurious lodge nestled in the tiny ski community of Iwikau Village.

Within skiing distance of the nearby Whakapapa ski field, the lodge has the capacity to comfortably sleep 32 people. It serves as a year-round base for people who want to enjoy the surrounding Tongariro National Park.

General Room Facilities

These are general facilities shared across all rooms.

Car Parking

Park somewhere on the right hand side of the road as you are driving up. This is opposite and approx half way up the top day park (2)
You should not park in areas marked day parks.
The road will only be closed if snow or ice prevents access.
There is a series of steps up to Cerac lodge which is at the top of the bank.(at the
top of black arrow).
Go past this and the nearest lodge on the flat above is ours.(top of red arrow)
Steps may not be visible if there is a large amount of snow, but foot traffic follows
this route.

Location / Distances

Located on the active slopes of Mt. Ruapehu nestled in the tiny ski community of Iwikau Village.

Just 100m walk from the Whakapapa ski field car park.

Check-In Time

Between 4:00 pm and 11:00 pm

Check-Out Time

3:00 pm

Directions to Property

The WTMC Whakapapa lodge is located in Iwikau Village at the Top of the Bruce (SH 48).

There is a series of steps up to Cerac lodge which is at the top of the bank.(at the top of black arrow). Go past this and the nearest lodge on the flat above is ours.(top of red arrow) Steps may not be visible if there is a large amount of snow, but foot traffic follows this route.
Click here for Google map and driving directions

Additional Information

Notes

WINTER RATES include food / SUMMER RATES exclude food.
All values GST Inclusive.
All occupants must book a bunk, including babies.
For a 3 day weekend, the price is 1 weekend rate plus 1 day rate.
A week is 5 consecutive nights.
A weekend is Friday night to Sunday afternoon.

MAKE SURE YOU HAVE:
• A Torch
• Pillowslip
• A light sleeping bag or light duvet and sheet (extra blankets are available).
• Light clothing to wear inside the lodge
• Toilet gear and towel
• For outside wear a mix of multiple thin insulating layers with a wind and
waterproof outer layer
• A pair of boots (not ski boots) suitable for walking in snow
• Hat, gloves, sunglasses, sun screen
• Tramping and/or ski gear.
• BYO refreshments (all food is provided)
• CDs, tapes
It is best to use a pack for your gear as the lodge is approx 100m from the road.

Payment Policy

Full payment is required to secure your booking.

For non-member bookings, specific non-member opening dates must be adhered to avoid cancellation.

Booking priority - Bookings are first come, first served, with bookings generally opening earlier for members than non-members. Please refer to the schedule above to check the booking dates for your required weeks or weekends.

Booking confirmation - Your booking is not confirmed until payment is received. NO PAYMENT = NO BOOKING.

Winter weekends
a. Run from Friday evening until Sunday afternoon, including all meals on Saturday and breakfast and lunch on Sunday.
b. Bookings for Members open 1 May. Weekend bookings for non members open 1 Month before the trips run except for open weekends when bookings open 1 June. Bookings must be made by 9pm on the Wednesday prior to the weekend you want to book.

Winter weeks
a. Run from Sunday evening to Friday afternoon, during the winter ski season.
b. Members bookings may be made from 1 May.
c. From 1 June, non-members have equal booking rights for ski weeks.
d. Week bookings for non- members open 1 June except for some early winter season bookings which open one month before the trip runs.

Vouching for non- members - when a member books non-members into the lodge they are accepting responsibility for their behaviour and character. Bookings from non-members MAY be refused if they do not have Club members prepared to vouch for them. Non-members booking online will be required to enter a referring members name into the booking system.

Transport - It is your responsibility to get yourself to and from the Lodge. If you need transport, then mention this to the Lodge Booking Officer; there may be car-pooling options available.
Lodge Capacity - Lodge capacity is 32 persons including babies sleeping in cots. Due to safety regulations, overbooking the lodge on any night is not permitted.


Cancellation Policy

All booking cancellations must be made through the Lodge Booking Officer. Refunds will be made on the
following basis:

Trips of 5 nights or more: Providing a cancellation is received by 8.00pm three Mondays before the trip runs, refund is 50% of total booking. Otherwise, there is no refund.

Other Trips: Providing cancellation is received by 8.00pm, two Mondays before the trip runs, refund is 50% of total booking. Otherwise, there is no refund.

Refunds are no longer offered if Bruce Road is closed.

All other refund requests will be made at the discretion of the General Committee.

Child Policy

Youth (4-17)
Infant (0-3)