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How Much Does it Cost To Fly To Whakapapa?

One-way flights were as low as NZ$132 and round trip flights were NZ$204 within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

Great Places to Fly From

Origin Destination Travel Dates Flights From*
AKL Whanganui 29 Mar. - 13 Apr. NZ$218
AKL Taupo 12 Mar. - 15 Mar. NZ$224
WLG Taupo 16 Apr. - 18 Apr. NZ$264
DUD Taupo 23 Apr. - 26 Apr. NZ$372
CHC Taupo 21 Feb. - 28 Feb. NZ$402
*Prices include taxes and fees
Origin Destination Travel Dates Flights From*
AKL Taupo 29 Jan. - 5 Feb. NZ$437
*Prices include taxes and fees

How to book cheap flights

How to cancel a flight to Whakapapa due to COVID-19?

Cancellation policies vary across airlines, but many still travel to highly impacted areas. Dates may change frequently across Whakapapa as the situation unfolds, so it’s important for travellers to check in with their airline if they have an upcoming flight. Please visit the customer service portal to learn more about your flight policy surrounding COVID-19.

How to get cheap flights to Whakapapa?

Get cheap flights to Whakapapa from as low as NZ$132 one way or NZ$204 roundtrip right here with Wotif. Need somewhere to stay once you get there? Relax with our price promise. Find a lower price on a hotel or package online up to 24-hours prior to check in and we'll refund the difference.

Which airlines fly to Whakapapa?

Airlines serving to Whakapapa are Air New Zealand, Air Chathams. You can choose your preferred airline and also departure/arrival times that match your needs.

What are the cheapest days to fly?

Here’s an insider tip: Sunday is typically the cheapest day to fly! Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2019, we found that flights departing on a Sunday generally had the lowest average price, closely followed by flights on a Monday. You might want to think twice about flying on a Saturday too; generally, our data showed that it had the highest average ticket price.

What is the best day to buy a plane ticket?

Guess what? Boring old Wednesday really is the best day to score the cheapest plane tickets. Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2019, we found that flights purchased on a Wednesday had the lowest airfares on average. Booking your plane ticket on a Sunday also seems to score pretty good deals. However, airfares purchased on a Saturday generally have a higher than average ticket value, so you might want to prepare your budget if you’re booking on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

When comparing airfares booked through Wotif in 2019, our data shows October is one of the cheapest months to fly. On the other hand, the December holiday period can be one of the most expensive times to travel, with the highest average ticket price, so it’s best to get in early during peak periods.

How far in advance can you book a flight?

Trying to figure out how early you should book your flight? It’s possible to start comparing international airfares on Wotif up to 12 months in advance. However, it does depend on the carrier as not all airlines release their prices that far out. According to Wotif’s 2019 flight demand trends, last minute planners can still bag a bargain with some of the cheapest airfares appearing 1-3 weeks prior to travel.

How can I save money on flights?

Looking for clever ways to save on your next trip? Try mixing and matching airlines and fare types. Our data tells us, travellers who booked flights on Wotif in 2019 saved close to 55% off their airfare, when their return flights consisted of two different airlines or fare types.

*According to flight demand on from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

Which Airlines Fly To Whakapapa?

Air New Zealand, Air Chathams

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Hotels in Whakapapa

Chateau Tongariro Hotel NZ$130
Reviewed on 20 Jan. 2021
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Chateau Tongariro Hotel

Chateau Tongariro Hotel

State Highway 48, Mt Ruapehu, Tongariro National Park
Chateau Tongariro Hotel
    4.4 of 5
    4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

    Lovely old world charm in the lounge and restaurants. The chalet we stayed in could have done with and upgrade.

    Skotel Alpine Resort NZ$71
    Reviewed on 12 Jan. 2021
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    Skotel Alpine Resort

    Skotel Alpine Resort

    Whakapapa Village, SH 48, Nagauruhoe Place Mt Ruapehu, Tongariro National Park
    Skotel Alpine Resort
      4.2 of 5
      3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

      Skotel is well situated. Service was very friendly. The room was very nice and comfortable with great amenities.

      Turangi Holiday Park NZ$57
      Reviewed on 9 Feb. 2020
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      Turangi Holiday Park

      Turangi Holiday Park

      13 Te Reiti Tamara Grove, Turangi
      Turangi Holiday Park
        3.0 of 5
        2.0 out of 5.0 Stars

        Enjoyed the atmosphere at our stay. Would stay again

        Ruapehu Mountain Motel & Lodge NZ$94
        Reviewed on 24 Nov. 2020
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        Ruapehu Mountain Motel & Lodge

        Ruapehu Mountain Motel & Lodge

        4-6 Foyle Street, Ohakune
        Ruapehu Mountain Motel & Lodge
          4.2 of 5
          3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

          nice clean room and warm one thing maybe sky channels on the tv might be good

          ^Savings based on all package bookings made with Flight + Hotel on from , as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.