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Good walk.

We arrived late afternoon and wanted to do a walk before it got dark. It was rainy and misty but... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2018
Stafford, United Kingdom
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Great views

While certainly not top of my list for walks to do in Tongariro National Park, this walk is worth... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2017
Hannah P
New Zealand
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15 Nov 2018
“Good walk.”
2 weeks ago
“Nice walk”
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Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Bruce Road | Tongariro National Park, Central North Island, Whakapapa, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand
+64 7-892 3729
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a quite short walk for those who are not fit enough. At the end of the walk you will get to the point which has a nice view to the whole area. You need to return via the same path.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank I58K
Reviewed 16 November 2018 via mobile

We arrived late afternoon and wanted to do a walk before it got dark. It was rainy and misty but the path is clearly marked and we had a lot of fun even though the weather was bad. Good walk and a decent level of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LynseyUK55
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

My husband and I did this with our 7 month old in the hiking backpack. We really enjoyed the walk up the mountain! Some bits got a bit steep and worked the calves but the view at the top is worth it. We actually continued...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank charlieroyal90
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

From the description on the DOC website, this sounded like an easy walk. It isn't! The walk is pretty steep, and the over 60's were struggling a bit with the walk up. Nice views though. Just expect to take longer than indicated on the sign....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ladybugsSydney
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Nice wide clean well-groomed track. Very plain compared to other tracks in Tongariro, but it offers great views of the three volcanos. The one-way track goes steadily up from beginning to end at a grade that will cause over-60ers to want to stop and catch...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

We didn’t find a lot of interest on this track, having done some of the others. The track is short, but has a reasonable gradient. It takes you up and gives views on the volcanoes, but you can get those views elsewhere. If you are...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Grembo
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

While certainly not top of my list for walks to do in Tongariro National Park, this walk is worth it if you have the time (and it doesn’t take much of it), as you get rewarded with some great views. There is a table at...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Hannah P
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Easy way to take in the surrounds and mountains if you're short on time. You can continue up the ridge a bit more for slightly more view of Ruapehu

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Matthew G
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Best walk ever up behind The Chateau Tongariro. Twenty minutes up a gentle track with panoramic views out to the east north and west.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank snowsfields1931
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Nice short walk from Whakapapa village especially to catch a great sun rise or sunset. Prepare for all weathers, it is on an exposed ridge.

Date of experience: April 2017
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