We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Tongariro Guided Walks

Turangi, New Zealand
+64 27 308 9689
Call
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Excellent one day hike

We had a fantastic day with Terry as our guide. When organising your trip a bit of flexibility is... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Anna T
,
Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
Sensational One-day hike

The Tongariro Alpine Crossing was a superb day with our outstanding guide Sally and Terry's... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
fhayes1001
,
Dublin, Ireland
Read all 47 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
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.
  • Excellent100%
  • Very good0%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“emerald lakes” (3 reviews)
“hot drinks” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
Turangi, New Zealand
CONTACT
Website
+64 27 308 9689
Write a ReviewReviews (47)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"alpine crossing"
in 5 reviews
"emerald lakes"
in 3 reviews
"hot drinks"
in 5 reviews
"maori culture"
in 4 reviews
"challenging walk"
in 2 reviews
"weather conditions"
in 3 reviews
"plant life"
in 2 reviews
"rescue team"
in 2 reviews
"excellent guide"
in 2 reviews
"lifetime experience"
in 2 reviews
"delicious sandwiches"
in 2 reviews
"wealth of knowledge"
in 2 reviews
"small group"
in 2 reviews
"highly recommend this company"
in 2 reviews
"new zealand"
in 5 reviews
"an amazing experience"
in 2 reviews
"terry"
in 28 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 44 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 days ago

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

Thank fhayes1001
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Goodgirl53
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank CopsemG
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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

Thank Dennis P
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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.

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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

Thank Murlidhar S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 6 January 2018

This guide was amazing for hiking the Tongariro Alpine Crossing! They have supplies you can use for free with the cost of the guided hike, so even if you feel unprepared don't worry they have most things! The food provided was delicious and plenty to...More

Thank Michael W
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Terry B, Owner at Tongariro Guided Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2018

Thanks Michael. So glad that shifting by one day got such good results. Happy that you had such a great hike. Travel well.

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

I have just had one of the most spectacular days of my life walking the Tongarario Alpine Crossing. I'm so pleased I chose to do it with a guide and that I chose this company. Sal, the guide, was so knowledgeable, friendly and chatty. She...More

Thank Startravla
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Terry B, Owner at Tongariro Guided Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2017

So please that you enjoyed the hike so much. Sal is definitely great to have as part of the team.

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Terry guided our family - 2 adults and 3 children (15, 13 and 8) - along the Tongariro Alpine Crossing. Terry warned us of bad weather a day before, but it was not predictable at which point it would hit the area. Terry even had...More

1  Thank Priya S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
PreviousNext
12345
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 10 hotels in Turangi
Turangi Leisure Lodge
67 reviews
.11 km away
Settlers Motel
219 reviews
.19 km away
Asure Parklands Motor Lodge
211 reviews
.28 km away
Judges Pool Motel
140 reviews
.38 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Creel Tackle House & Cafe
229 reviews
.47 km away
Turangi Tavern
224 reviews
.10 km away
Monsoon Splash Of Spice
71 reviews
.10 km away
Hydro Eatery
97 reviews
.06 km away
Nearby Attractions
Rafting New Zealand
894 reviews
.19 km away
Tongariro River Rafting
664 reviews
1.23 km away
Mount Ngauruhoe
85 reviews
1.13 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
KathleenM
9 December 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
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.
0
Votes