Activities

Tongariro Alpine Crossing Summer /Autumn

From mid October to mid June. Join us to find out why this is often referred to as the best one day walk in New Zealand, (if not the world), with a Guide who will reveal some of the secrets of this stunning area.
The Tongariro Alpine Crossing is a challenging one-day alpine trek which covers a little over 19.4km (12 miles) and encounters a varied range of landforms and views. This track passes through areas of fascinating geology and is of great cultural significance, as it heads up and over Mt Tongariro
Enjoy an unhurried, full-day experience over Tongariro, as we avoid the crowds. Take in the varied colours and textures as the landscape changes dramatically throughout the day.

We Provide

Friendly and informative Guides
Return transport from Turangi, Whakapapa Village or National Park Village.
Lunch, snacks and water
Boots
Backpacks
Hiking poles
Rain jackets
Rain pants
Pullovers
Lightweight hiking pants
Warm hats and gloves if needed.

Please Bring

Hiking or sports clothing that will keep you comfortable and will dry quickly. We can provide almost any clothing that you might need if you feel that you don't have the right gear.

Restrictions

Please contact us by email if you have children in your group, or you have concerns about your fitness for this hike.

Duration

7-9 Hours

Season

Summer conditions - typically mid October to mid June

Tongariro Alpine Crossing Winter/Spring

From mid June to mid October, a guided winter Tongariro Alpine Crossing is truly unique. The world famous walk, wearing it's Winter coat. This one-day alpine trek covers a little over ‚Äč19km (12 miles) and encounters a varied range of landforms and views, with areas of geological importance, and of great cultural significance, as it heads up and over Mt Tongariro.

The added dimension of walking the track in snow conditions adds a different type of beauty and another type of challenge. We provide all of the equipment that you need, but most importantly, we teach you how and when to use it safely, so it is a trip that can be done by people who have never even touched snow before!

We Provide

Friendly, informative, safety focused Guides
Return transport from Turangi, Whakapapa Village or National Park Village.
Snow equipment - Ice axe, crampons and helmet
Boots
Backpacks
Hiking poles
Rain jackets
Rain pants
Pullovers
Polar-fleece pants
Warm hats and gloves

Please Bring

Hiking or sports clothing that will keep you comfortable and will dry quickly. We can provide almost any clothing that you might need if you feel that you don't have the right gear.

Restrictions

Please contact us by email if you have children in your group, or you have concerns about your fitness for this hike.

Duration

7-9 Hours

Season

Winter conditions, typically mid June, July, August, September to mid October