Accommodation and Deals

The Powderhorn Chateau is a favourite destination for travellers, adventure and mountain enthusiasts,  and is an ideal accommodation venue for Ruapehu Express participants and supporters. Combining all the facilities of a 4 star Qualmark rated hotel, you have the ambience of an alpine lodge, along with the iconic Powderkeg Bar and Restaurant and the heated indoor pool to relax and unwind in after the event! For a great deal on accommodation book directly with Powderhorn Chateau stating that you are participating in the Ruapehu Express.

2020 Ruapehu Express Package

$249 per room per night

Breakfast included both mornings

Complimentary wine or beer voucher per person

Min 2 night stay

Based on single double or twin occupancy


Friendly, peaceful setting amidst native bush gardens, with boisterous Tui bird song in the background.

Station Lodge is a historical villa located adjacent to the world renowned Tongariro National Park, just a gentle 300m walk to the race finish line and the Powderhorn Chateau.

Offering clean and affordable accommodation. Relax after the big event in the outdoor spa pool or enjoy a stretch and wind down in the nature gardens. We are located only 300m from the finish line, so why not make Station Lodge your base for your pre and post race accommodation.

2020 Ruapehu Express Package 

2 nights for $45.00 per person, shared dorm with shared facilities.  Use the code EXPRESS2020

Station Lodge