Dempsey Buses Transport

Hiking the Tongariro Alpine Crossing
Tongariro Crossing - Transport Options

Our services to the Tongariro Alpine Crossing will only operate when the weather and track conditions are safe for freedom walkers


Cost $55
per person return

Services operating from Ohakune/Raetihi
will depart by 7.00am

Whakapapa Village

Cost $45
per person return

Pickup times from the Chateau Tongariro/ Whakapapa Holiday Park are
7am and 8am

National Park

Cost $45
per person return

National Park pickup from the park and ride facility on the corner of Finaly Street and Station Road, Pickup 7.30am bookings are essential for this service


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Download our FREE Tongariro Alpine Crossing Guide

The return times from Ketetahi for all of our service will be  2.30pm, 4.00pm and 5.30pm

Please note
These times are changeable depending on daylight and weather

Daily service to National Park to connect with Kiwi Rail and Intercity

Shuttle services can also be arranged to any of the many Hiking tracks in the Tongariro and Whanganui National Parks.

Cancellation Policy

If a cancellation is made by the client within 24 hours of departure 100% of the total booking fee will be lost.

All other cancellations incur an administration fee of 20% of the total booking

For further information please  Contact Us

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Refund Policy

Dempsey Buses reserve the right to cancel any activity at any time due to  conditions that would make the activity unsafe.

If Dempsey Buses cancel, clients will be refunded 100% of purchase price.
No refund will be given if the client cancels within 24 hours of departure.

No refund will be given to any client who fails to turn up for a confirmed booking.

All refunds will be made to the same credit card used for the booking.
For further information please Contact Us 


PO Box 39, 24 Seddon Street, Raetihi



06 385 4022