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Bruce Road | Tongariro National Park, Central North Island, Whakapapa, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand
+64 7-892 3729
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Short One-Way Track with Steep Grade and Nice Views of the Volcanoes

Nice wide clean well-groomed track. Very plain compared to other tracks in Tongariro, but it... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2018
IN_Travelers47906
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West Lafayette, Indiana
Simple semi-steep track

We didn’t find a lot of interest on this track, having done some of the others. The track is short... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2017
Grembo
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Grenoble, France
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  • Very good63%
  • Average25%
  • Poor0%
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20 Nov 2017
“Great views”
19 Jul 2017
“Short track for maximum view”
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Bruce Road | Tongariro National Park, Central North Island, Whakapapa, Tongariro National Park, New Zealand
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+64 7-892 3729
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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

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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

Thank Grembo
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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

Thank Hannah P
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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

Thank Matthew G
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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.

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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.

Thank HamuranaTim
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