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Tongariro Guided Walks

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Turangi, New Zealand
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Amazing day out

I started my day in a group of 3 people with Greg as our guide. He was very knowledgeable of the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Essi T
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One of the best walks ever

The guided walk with Greg from Tongariro Guided Walks guiding my friend and I was amazing. Greg... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
340megan
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Wellington, New Zealand
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Tongariro Guided Walks - the Central North Island's leading hiking outfitter, offering guided walks in around Tongariro National Park. Find out why the Tongariro Alpine Crossing is often referred to as the best one day walk in New Zealand, with a guide who will reveal some of the secrets of this stunning area. Knowledgeable, caring guides, who have your comfort and safety in mind.
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“day hike” (6 reviews)
“hot drinks” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Turangi, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I started my day in a group of 3 people with Greg as our guide. He was very knowledgeable of the area and gave great advice and support for one of us who had difficulty in finding a good walking pace in the beginning. Later...More

Thank Essi T
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Terry B, Owner at Tongariro Guided Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the great comments. I am glad we Sal and Gregg were able to adapt to things on the day, so glad you enjoyed it.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The guided walk with Greg from Tongariro Guided Walks guiding my friend and I was amazing. Greg gave us great advice about pacing ourselves along the route and we were treated to his expert descriptions of the geological/volcanic wonderland we were walking through. It was...More

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Reviewed 28 February 2018

Our hike across the Tongariro Crossing was amazing, and going with Terry (and 6 other hikers) made it even more interesting. Staying in Taupo, we arranged pick up and drop off from our hotel. Terry's suggestion to start the hike after the big bus crowds...More

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Reviewed 24 February 2018

We had a fantastic day with Terry as our guide. When organising your trip a bit of flexibility is best as the weather changes quickly. We had to change the day of our walk so keeping in touch with Terry was important as he monitors...More

Thank Anna T
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Terry B, Owner at Tongariro Guided Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Thanks Anna, so glad that you two had such a great day.

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Reviewed 22 February 2018

The Tongariro Alpine Crossing was a superb day with our outstanding guide Sally and Terry's expertise. Seven hours of walking through a magnificent and dramatic landscape of Tongariro National park, around Mount Ngauruhoe (Mount Doom!) and Mount Tongariro and along by the spectacular Emerald Lakes....More

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Reviewed 11 February 2018

Terry was a very helpful and knowledgeable guide. He arranged a day’s walking in the Rangipo Desert which was approximately ten miles on moderate terrain. Luckily the weather was clear and we had some wonderful views of this unique area. Terry provided us with all...More

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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

We walked the Tongariro Alpine Crossing on 8 February - celebrating my wife’s birthday. We set off with Brett our guide at 08.30 from Turangi, missing the early start crowds. It was a challenging walk but perfectly manageable (we are over 60 and relatively fit,...More

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Reviewed 17 January 2018

We did the walk in November as part of our Ramblers tour of New Zealand. Ramblers had booked Terry's company to do the guiding for us. We were very fortunate as we only had one day we could do the walk and we had perfect...More

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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

I was so pleased I chose to go with this company, they are outstanding. Terry provided good, prompt communication prior to the walk and any gear that I needed. On the day, our guide Greg provided a high level of support and extensive commentary throughout...More

Thank Anne L
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Terry B, Owner at Tongariro Guided Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2018

Thanks Anne, it's great that you had such a good day.

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Reviewed 7 January 2018

I did two day hikes with Terry. A wonderful leader and guide giving utmost importance to safety and comfort of the hikers . He provided me with comfortable , quality gear , for no fee. He made the interesting hike much more enjoyable with his...More

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Aree M
18 March 2018|
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Response from Terry B | Property representative |
Hi Aree We list the Tongariro Alpine Crossing as we want people to take notice that it is 19.4km long, with almost 800m of climb and 1100m of descent. By doing so we hope that people can compare it to things that they have... More
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KathleenM
9 December 2017|
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Response from Terry B | Property representative |
Hi. The snow is gone from the track now (early December 2017), with patches visible up on neighbouring Mt Ngauruhoe, so it adds nice contrast to photos.
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