What's included, what's not
Professional and qualified guide/s.
All mountain equipment required (including crampons and ice axes during winter).
Footwear and clothing to supplement up to a NZD40 free pocket money.
Live tour commentary provided in English.
Transport between the Adrift Tongariro base (53 Carroll St, National Park Village) and the activity.
Drinks, bottled water, or snacks
Return transfers from Whakapapa Village are available on request for an additional charge.
Know Before You Book
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Not wheelchair accessible
Minimum 2 people. Individual bookings are welcome, as the tour does generally meet minimum numbers, especially on good weather days. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements.
It is essential all clients phone the Adrift Tongariro base between 10:00am - 5:00pm the day prior to trip date to confirm tour departure time and discuss exact timings. +64 7892 2751.
Minimum age is 10 years
Not recommended for travellers with back problems
Not recommended for pregnant travellers
No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
Most travellers can participate
A medium level of fitness is required.
If you have back, neck, lower back, joint, or muscular problems, you should carefully consider whether to participate.
You should have good circulation and healthy, unblocked breathing.
Tour starts and finishes at the Adrift Tongariro Base. Transport between the Adrift Tongariro base (53 Carroll St, National Park Village) and the activity are included in the price.
Transfers from Whakapapa Village are available on request for an additional charge. All transfers require a minimum of 2 people.
Winter tours are from 1 May - 30 September, or when snow and ice are on the trails. Summer crossings are from 1 October - 30 April, as long as snow and ice are clear from the trails.
Gear List: Water, outdoor shoes with grip, long walking pants, 2 x warm tops and a raincoat.
This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 60 travellers
Returns to original departure point
What you can expect
This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Adrift Tongariro, 53 Carroll Street Tongariro National Park, National Park Village 3948 New Zealand
Duration: 10 minutes
Stop At: Tongariro National Park Visitor Centre (Whakapapa Visitor Centre), State Highway 48, Whakapapa, Tongariro National Park New Zealand
Tongariro National Park
Duration: 5 minutes