A popular option with visitors to Tukino is to stay in one of the three ski lodges on the mountain. The Aorangi, Desert Alpine and Tukino Alpine Sports Clubs all offer bunkroom accommodation and welcome guests to their club facilities. Each room has 4-6 bunk beds. All lodges are smoke-free.

Desert Alpine Lodge

Tukino’s great value Ski and Stay packages are a fantastic way to experience the Mount Ruapehu ski season, letting you become part of the Tukino ‘club’ for a few days. Packages include on mountain accommodation at one of the ski club lodges, all meals and Tukino ski field passes.

As part of the ‘club experience’ everyone takes part in the club roster to ensure things run smoothly, which includes meal preparation. This is a great way to get an authentic Kiwi winter holiday experience, as you get to know Tukino’s other skiers and you’ll have plenty of time to enjoy the snow.

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