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Tongariro Alpine Crossing Experience

Immerse yourself with panoramic views of an ancient volcanic resting ground. Experience the trek across a dramatic alpine and volcanic landscapes all with stunning views. Walk the unforgettable Tongariro Alpine Crossing, a World Heritage site, celebrated for both its cultural and spectacular natural significance and at the centre of sparkling Lake Taupo, the great inland sea of New Zealand witnesses the Snow-blanketed winter ski fields thundering Huka Falls, steaming geothermal valleys with rejuvenating hot springs.

DURATION

Three Days &

Two Nights

LOCATION

Tongariro & Taupō

TOUR TYPE

Scenic Tours

Overnight Experience

PRICE FROM

NZ $999

Per Person

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Tour Summary

Immerse yourself with panoramic views of an ancient volcanic resting ground. Experience the trek across a dramatic alpine and volcanic landscapes all with stunning views. Walk the unforgettable Tongariro Alpine Crossing, a World Heritage site, celebrated for both its cultural and spectacular natural significance and at the centre of sparkling Lake Taupo, the great inland sea of New Zealand witnesses the Snow-blanketed winter ski fields thundering Huka Falls, steaming geothermal valleys with rejuvenating hot springs.

Itinerary At a Glance

  • Day 1: Huka Falls, Wairakei Terraces Walkway, Lake Taupō Experience & Overnight Stay in Tongariro National Park

  • Day 2: Tongariro Apine Crossing Experience. Overnight Stay in Taupō

  • Day 3: Full day at leisure to explore the options of your choice. Return back to Auckland

Tour Highlights

 

Day 1

  • Enjoy the largest freshwater lake in NZ, one of the main attractions

  • Explore the scenic beauty of Lake Taupō by stretching your legs along the lakeside

  • Enjoy the best water-level viewing of the majestic Huka Falls

  • Experience dazzling views of the falls and river from the pedestrian bridge

  • Admire beautiful Waikato scenery and look out for native bird life

  • Experience a geothermal landscape & be amazed by the power of geysers

  • Wonder at the beautiful silica deposits on the original pink and white terraces

Day 2

  • Discover the spectacular beauty and variety of Tongariro Alpine Crossing

  • Start on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing track and head up to Soda Springs

  • Embark on a guided hike over the famous Tongariro Alpine Crossing

  • See volcanic terrain, emerald lakes, and stunning red craters

  • Learn about past eruptions, geology, and local flora and fauna

  • Pick up insights from your knowledgeable guides

Day 3

Full day at leisure to enjoy and experience the vibrant land of Taupō & explore the options of your choice (at an additional cost)

  • Māori Rock Carving Cruise

  • Rapid Jet Boating

  • Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland

  • Step into the glorious world of the honeybee!

  • Discover pure New Zealand honey in the heart of Taupō

  • Free honey, mead and liqueur tastings, live beehive viewings and fascinating interactive displays

Tour Inclusion

  • Fully guided return transfers from Auckland

  • Complimentary pick up and drop off from Auckland CBD

  • Complimentary refreshments and water on board

  • Access to Wi-Fi on board for a small surcharge

  • A local English-speaking tour escort throughout the journey

  • Hand-picked accommodation, selected to immerse you in your destination

  • Luxurious temperature-controlled transportation in a minibus

  • Exclusive immersive activities and interaction with local communities

  • Built-in leisure time, to explore destinations as you wish

  • Visit to the stunning lake city of Taupō waterfront

  • Visit mighty and majestic Huka falls

  • Admission to self-guided Wairakei Terrace walkway

  • Admission to New Zealand’s largest showcase of honey products

  • Free tastings of 100% pure New Zealand honey, honey wine (mead) and liqueurs

  • Admission to guided Tongariro Crossing experience & Shuttle