World renowned Tongariro National Park and Whanganui National Park set the backdrop for a truly unique New Zealand experience. Situated just south of Lake Taupō, the Ruapehu region with its dramatic volcanic landscapes, lush native forests and spiritual rivers epitomise New Zealand's pure outdoors.
Tongariro Northern Circuit is one of the Great Walks - New Zealand’s premier hiking tracks, passing through some of the most awe-inspiring and pristine landscapes. This self-guided hike on the 43km track through volcanic scenery takes 3-4 days.
Join us on The Tongariro Alpine Crossing this winter. We will guide you along the 19km of alpine terrain, teaching you basic mountaineering and telling you the rich stories of our areas rumbling past. Approx 8hrs hike.
From $225Walking & Hiking, Volcanic/Geothermal, National Park
Adventure Outdoors offer Fun Guided Adventures in and around the Tongariro National Park. We are locally owned and operated and offer Guided tours on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing, Whakapapa River trips using Fun Yak Kayaks & run Wilderness ca
Take advantage of our great value Summer & Winter Tongariro Alpine Crossing Packages: 2 nights accommodation at The Park Hotel Ruapehu, return transport, meals & an experienced guide (winter only). Check out our website for the latest package deals.
Trek the 1 hour Slip Track or 2 hour Puketawa Track through our protected private rainforest to see amazing New Zealand bush, hear and see our numerous native birds and enjoy stunning views of the mountain and surrounding land.
Whakapapa Ski Area on the north-western slopes of Mt Ruapehu boasts a massive 550Ha ski terrain and New Zealand's premier learning facility, Happy Valley. Visit the renowned Knoll Ridge Cafe, the highest cafe in New Zealand at 2020m above sea level.