The volcanic landscape of Tongariro Northern Circuit Track, New Zealand’s first National Park and located in central North Island, beckons walkers with its rich geological and ancestral past. Closely tied with the Ngati Hikairo ki Tongariro and Ngati Tuwharetoa tribes who consider the surrounding area sacred, the 43.1 km. Tongariro Northern Circuit Independent Walk Package takes 4 days to complete. The track brings guests around the volcanic cone of Mt. Ngauruhoe whose central and high altitude location puts walkers in prime position for panoramic views. Often shrouded in alpine mists, Tongariro Northern Circuit Track promises to be an unforgettable experience for adventurous and superbly fit walkers!
The Tongariro Northern Circuit is considered challenging as most of it is on open exposed terrain with much of it on uneven track surfaces. Cold temperatures, snow strong winds and heavy rain can occur at any time of the year.
You are responsible for your own and party members safety. For your safety you should advise a family member or friend when you leave for and return from your walk. At times severe weather conditions or events may make sections of the track impassable and you may not be able to complete your walk.
The recommended minimum age for the Tongariro Northern Circuit is 10 years.
2018-19 Season: 20 October 2018 to 28 April 2019
Start: National Park Village
Finish: National Park Village
- Package includes 6 days and 5 nights
- Pre and Post Accommodation at The Park Hotel, in Whakapapa National Park Village (twin share)
- Transportation ex National Park to and from the walk
- 4 Day Walk with 3 nights in Department of Conservation Huts
What to bring
Cost per person 2018-2019
- From NZ$319
This tour is no longer active.