Beautiful. A little challenging but accessible. Aamzing views, amazing terrain up top. One of the big highlights of our trip.
About Tongariro Alpine Crossing
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This was to be just the beginning of a 7 day tramp around Tongariro and Ruapehu. Expect all kinds of weather - we went at the end of November and had rain, wind and hail before even getting to the Tongariro Alpine Crossing itself. If...More
Me and my partner did this hike and boy was it hard! The weather up top can be quite unpredictable so come prepared with various clothing options! Took us about 8 hours and was completely worth it. Also only climb Mt.Ngauruhoe if you have extra...More
My partner and I hiked part of the walk but had to turn back due to weather. Unfortunately it was a very stormy day, and we got rained and hailed on. Nevertheless, it was a crazy experience and I do not regret doing it at...More
Listen to the weatherman and the shuttle drivers. If they cancel the shuttle due to weather, that means it is not a good day for it. Unfortunately, our schedule was limited and we are stubborn and fit. We decided we would start at the end...More
My wife and I did the walk yesterday and being perfect weather we were blown away by the views and landscape. We have just arrived from the South Island where the scenery was stunning but this was a completely different experience not to be missed....More
We were extremely lucky to be able to have completed our trek as in the days leading up to it, the weather was unsuitable and all hikes were called off. Unfortunately we didn’t get to see the spectacular views or do any of the side...More
Even though you're not alone, it still is very special. Wear good walking shoes and sun protection. Take water and food. There's no toilets for 5 hours.
We had a wonderful day walking the 19.5 km Tongariro crossing guided by Jemma from ADRIFT. She paced it just right for the group of 10 people and was very friendly and knowledgeable. Making us all put on our waterproof gear as the dark clouds...More
I was in two minds about doing the walk as it is long and challenging if you're not used to walking/hiking longer distances. However, we decided to do it and it was fine. Some of the up-hill sections were steep and having walking poles helped....More