Tongariro Alpine Crossing Guided Walk

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The Tongariro Alpine Crossing Guided Walk is a medium 19km full day walk available in the summer or winter.

One of New Zealand’s “Great Walks” the Tongariro Alpine Crossing Guided Walk goes up to the saddle between Mt Ngauruhoe and Mt Tongariro. Along the walk you’ll pass by craters, mountain springs and brightly coloured emerald lakes.

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Quick Facts about this walk

  • Location: Tongariro National Park, North Island
  • Distance: 19 km
  • Time needed: 7 Hours
  • Difficulty: Medium
  • Wheelchair Access: No
  • Route: Double back
  • Elevation: Unknown
  • Wet Feet: No
  • Toilets: No
  • Dogs: No
  • Mobile Coverage: No
  • Last Updated: November, 2019

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Details of the Tongariro Alpine Crossing Guided Walk

This 19km trek is New Zealand’s best day one-day walk and one of New Zealand’s “Great Walks”. The track leads up to the saddle between Mt. Ngauruhoe and Mt. Tongariro. The landscape on Tongariro is peppered with different coloured and shaped craters that have been active at different periods, scoured volcanic rocks, mountain springs and brightly coloured emerald lakes. Tongariro Alpine Crossing is a small group guided walking tour. Click here if you prefer a Private Guided tour for 2 with your own guide.




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We’ve partnered with Macpac outdoor walking & hiking gear to bring you the very best products designed exclusively for our New Zealand climate. They’ll ship for FREE within NZ on orders over $100 (if under $100 it’s only $5). Worldwide international shipping is available except to the USA. Bulky orders will be $20.

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