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A great place to stay when visiting National Park

Free National Park pick-up from Bus or Train

Close to Mt Ruapehu and Ohakune, see us for your National Park Accommodation and Tongariro Alpine Crossing Transport

The Crossing Backpackers is ideally located between Whakapapa and Turoa on the North Islands Mt Ruapehu.  The Crossing Backpackers backs onto Tongariro National Park dual world heritage site.  It’s a great place to stay!

Book now to enjoy our little slice of paradise.  Please note we only take online bookings, this way we can pass the savings on to you.  Please see our Terms & Conditions before you book.

We are proudly Kiwi owned and operated. We provide great value accommodation.

The Crossing Backpackers is also a great place for school groups, contact us about our catered and self catered school group options!



Ohakune Mardi Gras Saturday 25 June 2016

Celebrating the start of winter in style, Ohakune Mardi Gras weekend at The Crossing Backpackers is not to be missed.

Dress up or dress down, but remember one thing… “There is no such think as bad weather, just inappropriate clothing” – OMG

This years exciting Line UP is …

Lij (new vocal artist currently touring with The Platform Tour)
Max Key
Jupiter Project
Weird Together (massive ensemble act!)
Dane Rumble (back at OMG for the 21st party as he headlined the biggest OMG event ever in 2010)
Hands Off (NZs best party / 7-piece covers band) had the whole street singing at OMG2004

Our eternally popular Mardi Gras Weekend Package is available NOW!  Places are filling quickly so get in fast to secure your place!

Accommodation Friday & Saturday night, with transport to OMG and back again, from only $78pp.

OMG Party Bus 6.00pm & 7.30pm Departure and 12.00am & 1.30am Return.


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