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Hike the Tongariro Crossing, Lake Waikaremoana, Great Barrier Island & Coromandel Peninsula. Walking Legends provide all-inclusive guided walk packages on the North Island's Great Walks. Small groups led by an experienced, friendly guide. Includes...more
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Walked the Waikaremoana Trail guided by Paula , Dan and Gil . They couldn’t have been more helpful , knowledgeable or capable . The meals were all impressive - and I am sure we were the envy of many fellow freedom walkers . We learnt...More
Early in the new year my Family (3 teenage sons and my wife) and I joined Chris, Dann, and Gill for a 4 day trek around Lake Waikaremoana on NZ North Island. This was the first guided tour we have done as my youngest son...More
Just completed the 3 day Tongariro northern circuit with this company. Amazing, informative, fun guides that kept you going on the uphills when the end just never seemed to be in sight. 2nd time with them would use them again.
We had Kris guide for us on the Tongariro Northern Circuit. She is a local with a depth of knowledge of the area and answered all our questions. She explained each day and section of the walks, pointing out important things we would not have...More
Date of experience: November 2018
Hilda011, General Manager at Walking Legends, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2018
Thanks for your feedback! So glad you enjoyed the hike and Kris's company and knowledge- she's a star we know!
Hope to see you back this way for another hike soon. Cheers, Hilary
A most spectacular hike. We approached Tongariro across spectacular terrain. Lava, the Devil's staircase. (Better than the Devil's scree slope like in the past) A flat basin before climbing the mountain. Views from the top of a spectacularly red canyon and iridescent blue and aqua...More
We have completed the Tongariro 3.5 days, Coromandel and Lake Waikeramoana lodge walks and thoroughly enjoyed each one. Hard to find fault anywhere from the food, to the accommodation and the excellent and knowledgeable guides.
The walks are spectacularly scenic, and each one has a...More
Our 3 guides ensured each person could move at their own pace. So they were constantly moving back and forth checking on the fastest and the slowest of our 13-person group. The food was excellent - especially the eggs Benedict breakfast. The information/stories they told...More
Terrific, competent, knowledgeable and friendly guides.
Not entirely upmarket and could improve: sick guides (generally a replacement available); a fixation with emphasising what they pay for and don’t- clearly not focussing in the integrity of their particular group of clients, but on a rabble mob;...More