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Hike the Tongariro Crossing, Lake Waikaremoana & 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 accommodation...more
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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
Hilda011, General Manager at Walking Legends, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago
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
I completed the 4-day Great Barrier Island Escape as a part of a group of 11. We have done walks together in the past, but this will be remembered as one of the best. From admin at the time of booking, to being met at...More
During a recent two-week visit to New Zealand, we joined a hiking group guided by Walking Legends, based at Chateau Tongariro. From there, we did various hikes in the Tongariro National Park, including the impressive Tongariro Crossing, and some pretty lower-level walks in the Ohakune...More
Last week I was part of a group of family and friends from around NZ who had a fantastic holiday with Walking Legends on our first visit to Great Barrier. Great weather helps, so does enthusiastic guides, amazing food and accommodation.The sealed road around most...More
From the moment we stepped onto the small plane we anticipated that this walking experience was going to be unique. The island is still reflecting pre 1970's landscape except for evidence solar panels. Roads are now sealed ensuring t ravel to various walk sites are...More