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Tongariro National Park

 

Area: 78,651 hectares

A spectacular alpine park with 3 active volcanoes - Mt Ruapehu, Mt Tongariro and Mt Ngauruhoe. Lava flows, active craters, hot springs, lakes, grasslands, forest and alpine herbfields. World Heritage Area.
Well-developed facilities enabling easily accessible year-round walking and tramping, winter skiing, mountain, ice and rock climbing.

Among the many walks available to the visitor, the Tongariro Crossing is one of the most popular. Shuttle drop off and pick up make the trip an enjoyable day in a unique volcanic environment.


Only the most energetic ones will go up Mount Ngaururoe, the ascension adds at least 2h to the trip.


Emerald Lakes


Fumaroles


Red Crater in front of Ngaururoe


Tongariro volcanic plateau panorama

Tongariro National Park
 

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