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3 Day Tongariro Bespoke Photography Tour

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3

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$2400

North Island
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Overview

Join award-winning photographer Richard Young for a 3 Day Tongariro Bespoke Photography Tour in the breathtaking location of Tongariro National Park in the North Island of New Zealand. Take advantage of this personalised photography workshop and tour to capture a diverse range of subject matters over the course of the workshop, which will cover classic landscapes, macro photography, rivers, waterfalls, and long exposures.

New Zealand’s first national park and fourth in the world, the Tongariro World Heritage Area offers one of the most diverse photographic locations in the country and a wilderness experience not to be skipped by any visiting landscape photographer. Benefit from Richard’s years of photographing and guiding within the park with personalised 3 day workshops he offers there, bringing you to some of the most inspirational locations while emphasizing on techniques to improve your photography skills.

3 Day Tongariro Bespoke Photography Tour

Tongariro Waterfall, New Zealand, 3 Day Tongariro Bespoke Photography Tour

Waterfall

3 Day Tongariro Bespoke Photography Tour

Tongariro Waterfall, New Zealand, 3 Day Tongariro Bespoke Photography Tour

Waterfall

Mount Ngauruhoe, New Zealand, 3 Day Tongariro Bespoke Photography Tour

Mount Ngauruhoe

Mount Ruapehu, New Zealand, 3 Day Tongariro Bespoke Photography Tour

Mount Ruapehu

Tongariro Waterfall, New Zealand, 3 Day Tongariro Bespoke Photography Tour

Waterfall

Tongariro Landscape, New Zealand, 3 Day Tongariro Bespoke Photography Tour

Tongariro Landscape

Itinerary

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Day 1Taupo to Tongariro National Park

We will start the tour by meeting you in Tongariro or picking you up from Taupo, then travelling to our base of Skotel Alpine Resort in the park. We will have the rest of the day to explore the park and its endless photographic opportunities from old lava flows to waterfalls and silica rapids. This evening will see us capturing the last light over the volcanic peaks of Mt Ngauruhoe, Mt Tongariro and Mt Ruapehu.

Hotel: 2 nights at Skotel Alpine Resort, Tongariro National Park

Day 2Tongariro National Park

Depending on your objective, we have lots of options today. We will explore some of the many short, easy walks in the park. This will include one of the parks best nature walks, capturing amazing rainforest and bird life around a beautiful forest lake. Today there is also the option to take an extended hike on one of the park’s finest walking tracks. This crosses undulating tussock country and alpine herb fields to end up at a volcanic crater lake at the base of Mt Ngauruhoe.

Day 3Tongariro National Park to Taupo

After a sunrise shoot to capture the first light over the park's volcanic peaks, we have the option to make an excursion further afield. We may travel north past Lake Taupo to one of the country’s best thermal reserves, (entry included) to photograph boiling mud and amazing coloured pools. We would also take in the mighty Huka Falls. Should the weather allow, if you are wanting to do some aerial photography, there will be an opportunity to do a flight over National Park. (not included in the list price) The day will end with a late afternoon departure from Tongariro or a return to Taupo.

Itinerary

Open All
Day 1Taupo to Tongariro National Park

We will start the tour by meeting you in Tongariro or picking you up from Taupo, then travelling to our base of Skotel Alpine Resort in the park. We will have the rest of the day to explore the park and its endless photographic opportunities from old lava flows to waterfalls and silica rapids. This evening will see us capturing the last light over the volcanic peaks of Mt Ngauruhoe, Mt Tongariro and Mt Ruapehu.

Hotel: 2 nights at Skotel Alpine Resort, Tongariro National Park

Day 2Tongariro National Park

Depending on your objective, we have lots of options today. We will explore some of the many short, easy walks in the park. This will include one of the parks best nature walks, capturing amazing rainforest and bird life around a beautiful forest lake. Today there is also the option to take an extended hike on one of the park’s finest walking tracks. This crosses undulating tussock country and alpine herb fields to end up at a volcanic crater lake at the base of Mt Ngauruhoe.

Day 3Tongariro National Park to Taupo

After a sunrise shoot to capture the first light over the park's volcanic peaks, we have the option to make an excursion further afield. We may travel north past Lake Taupo to one of the country’s best thermal reserves, (entry included) to photograph boiling mud and amazing coloured pools. We would also take in the mighty Huka Falls. Should the weather allow, if you are wanting to do some aerial photography, there will be an opportunity to do a flight over National Park. (not included in the list price) The day will end with a late afternoon departure from Tongariro or a return to Taupo.

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