What's included, what's not
Professional and qualified guide/s
All mountain equipment required (including crampons and ice axes during winter)
Transport between the Adrift Tongariro base (53 Carroll St, National Park Village) and the activity
Lunch until 31 March 2021, purchase as additional from 01 April 2021 onward
Footwear and clothing to supplement up to a NZD40 free allowance.
Drinks, bottled water, or snacks
Transport from Taupo, Turangi, Ohakune, National Park & Whakapapa Villages available at a surcharge
Lunch - from 01 April 2021 onwards
Know Before You Book
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Not wheelchair accessible
A minimum of 2 people is required for this tour to operate. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
Minimum age is 10 years
If you are travelling alone please book as the tour does generally meet minimum numbers, especially on good weather days
A reasonably good level of fitness is required. If you are concerned about your fitness please let your guide know before commencing the walk
Transfers from Taupo, Turangi, Ohakune and Whakapapa Village are available on request for an additional charge. All transfers require a minimum of 2 people. We do not offer Ohakune transfers in winter.
Not recommended for travellers with back problems
Not recommended for pregnant travellers
No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
Summer Gear List: Water (1-2 litres), Personal medications (e.g. Asthma Inhaler, blister protection etc), sun hat, sun cream, sunglasses, backpack per person, hiking boots/shoes, walking trousers, 1 light top and 2 warm top layers (wool, merino, thermals, fleece, soft shell etc. are good layers), Waterproof raincoat.
Winter Gear List: Water (1-1.5 litres), Personal medications (e.g. Asthma Inhaler, blister protection etc), sun cream, sunglasses, backpack per person, hiking boots, thermal longs and/or walking trousers & over-trousers, 3 warm top layers (wool, merino, thermals, fleece, soft shell etc. are good layers), Waterproof raincoat, Warm hat and gloves.
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.
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.
Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
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: Tongariro Alpine Crossing, Off State Highway 48 Mangatepopo Valley, Whakapapa Village, Tongariro National Park New Zealand
A great one day walk
Duration: 9 hours
Stop At: Mt Ruapehu, Tongariro National Park New Zealand
Stunning volcanic mountain
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Tongariro National Park Visitor Centre (Whakapapa Visitor Centre), State Highway 48, Whakapapa, Tongariro National Park New Zealand
Duration: 5 minutes
Stop At: Adrift Tongariro, 53 Carroll Street Tongariro National Park, National Park Village 3948 New Zealand
Duration: 10 minutes
Stop At: Mount Ngauruhoe, Tongariro National Park, Turangi New Zealand
A steep volcanic mountain showcased on Lord of the Rings as Mt Doom
Duration: 1 hour