About The ClubThe Waitomo Ski Club is a member supported club. Our lodge is located in the Iwikau Village, Tongario National Park on the northern slopes of Mount Ruapehu.
It is a modern two level facility with accommodation for 24 people. There are bunkrooms that sleep 2, 4, and 8 people and a family room for parents with young children.
The kitchen has most modern facilities including a dish washer, microwave and walk-in pantry. Lounge and dining room are open plan and have windows that give views over the surrounding countryside and of the mountains.
Entry is via a downstairs foyer and a ski room and a large drying room are located here also.
Our club encourages all those staying to take part in the running of the club during their stay. As we do not have a resident custodian everyone staying helps with meals and other lodge tasks. We have a number of set menus.
The accommodation is nightly and includes a cooked breakfast, a two course evening meal and a bunk. Apart from personal items, all you require is a sleeping bag and a pillow slip.
Our club is administered by an elected committee. Our club tries to maintain a well presented and functional facility on the mountain and conducts workparties at various times throughout the year. We keep a maximum membership level and from time to time we encourage new membership applications.
LocationThe Waitomo Ski Club is located in the Iwikau Village at the top of the Bruce Road in the Tongariro National Park. This park is in the Central North Island and contains the mountains of Ruapehu, Tongariro and Ngarahoe. Tongariro is an active volcano.
The lodge sits on Salt Ridge along with a number of other lodges. It is opposite day carparking number two. It is a short walk up a marked track to the lodge. The name of the club is on the front of the building and is easily visible from the road. In winter the lodge can be in the snow.