Here’s our pick of the best walks & hiking tracks in Tongariro National Park & Mt Ruapehu

There are so many great walks in Tongariro National Park, it’s hard to know where to start. You’ll have to be careful with the weather as it can change very quickly. Stunning views from Mt Ruapehu including the Tama Lakes and Tawhai Falls walk. Or just visit the sky fields, great fun. Below are our favourite walks & hiking tracks in Tongariro National Park for your enjoyment. Walks are listed randomly and include full details along with stunning photos taken by us. You’ll find points of interest, track highlights, history, track quality, elevation and a personal run down on what we think about the walk. Tongariro National Park is an inspiring place to explore with plenty of great walking & hiking trails.

List of all walks in Tongariro National Park & Mt Ruapehu

A Day of Adventure: Conquering The Tongariro Crossing

A Day of Adventure: Conquering The Tongariro Crossing

19.7 km • 7 hours • Hard • The Tongariro Crossing is one of the Great Walks in NZ and a long day walk.
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Blyth Hut with views over Tongariro National Park.

Blyth Hut via Waitonga Falls Walk in Tongariro National Park

3.7 km • 1hr 30 minutes one way, 3 hours return • It's an easy walk in the Tongariro National Park.
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Mt Ruapehu Sky Field|||||Mt Ruapehu Sky Field

Mt Ruapehu Ski Field

0 km • Stay the whole day if you have the time • Easy
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Silica Rapids Walk, Ruapehu, Tongariro National park

Silica Rapids Walk, Ruapehu

4.70 kms • 2 hours 10 minutes • Easy
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Upper Tama Lakes||||||Tama Lakes Walk

Tama Lakes Walk, Ruapehu

17 kms • 2 hours 30 minutes to Upper Tama Lake • Medium
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Looking at Taranaki Falls with the track in front at Mt Ruapehu

Taranaki Falls Walk, Mt Ruapehu

5.30 km • 2 Hours • Easy • The Taranaki Falls is pretty spectacular and makes for a great day out in National Park on ...
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National Park » Tawhai Falls Walk Mt Ruapehu - Copyright

Tawhai Falls Walk Mt Ruapehu

0.50 kms • 20 minutes • Easy
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Tongariro Northern Circuit - walk by Olly from Freewalks - National Park

Tongariro Northern Circuit – Great Walk

The Tongariro Nothern Circuit great walk starts and ends at the historic Chateau Tongariro where you can stay before or after your walk.
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