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Nice two hour walk

We did this walk in the morning - it takes you through different areas and eventually up to the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Go55
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Sydney, Australia
Nice

If you are in Tongariro for a short period, this 2 1/2 hour walk is ideal, having some great... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
MarkMcG1956
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Singapore, Singapore
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Bruce Road, Whakapapa, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did this walk in the morning - it takes you through different areas and eventually up to the Silica Falls. Then you cut across the higher alpine area to Bruce Road and walk back to the village. Quite easy.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Go55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in Tongariro for a short period, this 2 1/2 hour walk is ideal, having some great scenery, easily accessible walkways and changing landscape.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MarkMcG1956
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This track is interesting throughout as it climbs and follows a stream up to the Silica Rapids. Starting in woods, it moves into open marsh and then scrub as it climbs. With views of various rapids and Tongariro Park the Sica Rapids themselves were just...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank David C
Reviewed 10 December 2018

nice easy walk through the mountain scrubs. some lovely views. takes about two hours but easy walking

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JaneneKerry
Reviewed 16 November 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed this walk even with the rain. Wasnt to hard although a moderate level of fitness is required. Some beautiful sights along the way then you are met with the magnificiant falls. It was rainy and misty when we did it however we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LynseyUK55
Reviewed 6 October 2018

This was a nice walk, although not brilliantly signposted, we weren't sure how long left we had until we reached the Silica Rapids. It wasn't too much of a struggle, as the walk is well developed. A nice thing to do in the area with...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank beanieburn
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Headed out for this walk on a snowed in day, what an awesome adventure. The walk is not overly difficult ( however our party are all pretty fit), we managed to finish it in around 1.5 hours, the paths are well marked the views are...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank BrettH1300
Reviewed 15 August 2018

This hike is more challenging than the guide book says, but it is very worthwhile with beautiful views, asounding plants and trees and geological sites, streams and spectacular colors: of the stone, of the water, of the plants. Definitely try it.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 89thst
Reviewed 31 May 2018

We had a really good hike to see the rapids. Took around 2 hours to get to end of trail and then hike the road back to the car. We thought the road would be faster than backtracking on the trail, would have probably been...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank C5951XDrachaelb
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Great to see the Silica rapids well worth a walk but unfortunately more than 2ks on the side of the road not great. We didn’t , we drove to the top track and did the return back to the car. The rapids and scenery to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Response from BrettH1300 | Reviewed this property |
@dicover3...absolutely it is a gentle walking track
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