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Tongariro Crossing

Distance:19.0 km
Duration:1.0 day(s)
Fitness Level:Above Average

Journey through a spectacular alpine lunar landscape on this Great Walk set in the shadow of volcanoes. Glacial valleys play host to emerald lakes, rock formations, alpine meadows and waterfalls in an 'out of this world' experience.

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  • Highlights

    Internationally Valued

    Tongariro Crossing

    A World Heritage Area, Tongariro was New Zealands first national park and the first in the world to be gifted by a country's indigenous people.

    In the company of Volcanoes

    Tongariro Crossing

    Experience a spectacular alpine landscape in the shadow of two volcanoes - Mt Tongariro and Mt Ngauruhoe.

    Lunar Landscape

    Tongariro Crossing

    The Red Crater and aptly named Emerald Lakes are highlights on a memorable journey across a remarkable volcanic plateau.

    Diverse Terrain

    Tongariro Crossing

    Pass glacial lakes, rock formations, tussock lands and even waterfalls within native beech forest as you walk.

  • Walk Details

    Experience the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, often rated as one of the worlds best one day walks, with a knowledgeable local private guide.

     

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