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The Crossing Backpackers Business for Sale Tongariro National Park

The Crossing Backpackers, Tongariro National Park: Business For Sale

or near offer +SAV (+GST if any)

Business for Sale Description

The Crossing Backpackers Business for Sale Tongariro National Park

The Crossing Backpackers can be found at Erua Village, right next to the world famous Tongariro National Park.

It’s the perfect base for skiing and snowboarding in winter and for all summer activities, including the highly popular Tongariro Alpine Crossing, mountain-biking, cycling, kayaking, fishing, hiking…


Erua is just 6kms south of National Park Village on SH4, 15mins from Whakapapa, 25mins from Turoa, and 30mins from the Tongariro Alpine Crossing.


With a Qualmark 3*plus and Enviro Bronze rating, the Crossing offers quality budget accommodation for up to 113 guests.

The business occupies two lodges. The Main Lodge comprises 20 rooms with reception, office, kitchen, dining, lounge, movie room, bathrooms, guest laundry, spa pool and drying room. There’s uniquely stylish fitout and excellent common areas. Erua Lodge has 8 operational rooms and bathroom. Here there is potential to refurbish the kitchen, lounge, more bathrooms to add another 2 rooms.

Sleeping accommodations are very flexible over the 28 rooms:

  • 3x bunkrooms sleep 8
  • 3x bunkrooms sleep 6
  • 9x bunkrooms sleep 4 (1 sleeps 5)
  • 1x bunkrooms sleep 3
  • 2x bunkrooms sleep 2
  • 6x Double bed rooms
  • 2x Family units self-contained sleep 4
  • 1x Family units self-contained sleep 5
  • 1x Queen ensuite room

There are also pleasant areas in the well-presented grounds for summer tenting and campervans (not powered).

Business Resources

The Business:

The Crossing Backpackers specialises in school camps and common-interest groups. It has a loyal following with much repeat business and significant forward bookings.

Occupancy and turnover show continuing growth and the business turns a nice profit. Full financial disclosure is available to qualified buyers.

All systems are fully documented including the appropriate Health & Safety and Food Control plans.

The leases (one for each lodge) have 22 years to run and the rent is reasonable.

Owner’s Accommodation:

The business owners enjoy a separate and private house and garage. The house is currently configured as 1 bedroom but has unused space that can easily be remodelled to add another one or two bedrooms if required.

The Crossing Backpackers presents an attractive proposition to an active couple or extended family who enjoy hospitality. Set in a spectacular part of the country with amazing access to activities, it offers a lifestyle and business opportunity that must be seen.

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Malcolm Teesdale

+64 27 530 8738
Licensed REAA 2008
Broker Ref: 7804

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