Taurewa Outdoor Education Camp
TONGARIRO NATIONAL PARK
Avondale College has a well-maintained camp suited for school groups
and organisations. Situated on Highway 47, in the heart of the Central
Plateau adventure area, the camp is only 30 minutes to Turangi and 15
minutes to the Chateau and the Tongariro National Park Visitor Centre.
Taurewa has total accommodation for 60 people: 16 huts ranging from
two to ten beds and a separate self-contained cottage which sleeps seven. The camp’s facilities include:
Large lounge and dining areas
Kitchen, cool store, freezer, fridge, and industrial-sized gas stove
Separate male, female, and staff bathrooms and drying rooms
Project Adventure Low Ropes Course (use limited to qualified instructors)
Nature trails close to the camp
The camp is ideally suited as a base for all the Central Plateau activities and is in close proximity to the Ruapehu Ski Fields, the Tongariro Alpine Crossing and the 42 Traverse.