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Walking around in the world of Mordor. The beauty of this track is almost overwhelming. Book a shuttle in advance and park at the day car park. It might be a good idea to leave your car at the Ketetahi car park. That way you...More
If you want to feel just like Sam and Frodo in that scene where Frodo wants to give up and Sam carries him, then this is the hike for you! Doing this hike in early October was challenging in ways we had not imagined based...More
It is a beautiful hike. If the weather is good it is very very beautiful. You have to be kinda fit to do the hike. It says 7 to 8 hours but if you are fit you can do this under six hours. It depends...More
We have seen many beautiful places in New Zealand and most of them on the South Island, but probably this North island gem takes winning spot on our list.
If you're lucky with the wather, you'll see some of the most beautiful views in your...More
We took a shuttle from national park village with John at Tongariro Track Transport! He was the absolute best!
The hike is one of the best I’ve done! Definitely worth a visit. Be mindful of weather forecast and pack warm clothes. Even though we saw...More
The walk is nearly 20km and definitely takes at least 6 hours as advertised so make sure you are prepared. I would definitely recommend starting from the Mangetepopo car park (you can get a shuttle to pick you up from the Ketetahi car park and...More
We totally underestimated the difficulty of the track. Even though we are quite active and sporty, it is a difficult one if you do it dynamically.
Caught the 7am shuttle and started the track from the Mangatepopo carpark. Brought warm clothes (soft shell, beanie, long...More
An excellent walk, particularly because of really good and settled weather, and some snow still on the peaks which enhanced the views. The walking is largely straightforward, although there is one downhill section of loose lava, which some people may find challenging. A lengthy hike,...More