Set on an expansive seven acres at the southern end of Lake Taupo, Parklands Motorlodge offers very comfortable three-star plus accommodation in Turangi.
Renowned for its ambience and affable hospitality, Parklands combines a popular restaurant and neighbourhood bar with 31 tasteful accommodation units, both studio and self-contained, only a stone’s throw from Turangi township and within comfortable travelling distance of the area’s plethora of major tourist attractions. Over the last 10 years, owners and congenial hosts Craig Morey and Angela Jones have developed an engaging, convivial environment where visitors mingle with locals, anglers, and guides, providing a delectable taste of small town New Zealand life.
Tongariro Alpine Crossing
The Tongariro Alpine Crossing in the Tongariro National Park near Turangi is said to be “the best one day trek in New Zealand”. It's annually ranked amongst the top 10 single day treks in the world. High praise but if you have even a passing interest in hiking, The Tongariro Alpine Crossing will be one of the most rewarding experiences in New Zealand.
Transport to and from the track is available daily from Parklands Motorlodge.
Presently the Tongariro Alpine Crossing is under summer conditions.
Due to recent volcanic activity the track has changed.
The new Tongariro Alpine Crossing (24 kilometres) Starting at the Desert Road carpark walking via Waihohonu, Oturere, Emarald lakes to Mangatepopo car park. Also you can trek to the Emerald Lakes & return (20 kilometres)
We are members of the ASURE Accommodation Group which consists of quality, independently owned and operated accommodation properties throughout New Zealand.
ASURE Loyalty Programme
Stay 9 nights at any of the ASURE properties throughout New Zealand and receive $100 credit off your 10th night.