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Tongariro Volcanic Explorer with Lord of the Rings Highlights

Half Day (4 hr) Guided Walk

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Overview

For those who want to experience Tongariro National Park’s otherworldly landscape but couldn’t walk the Tongariro Crossing in New Zealand, this Tongariro Volcanic Explorer with Lord of the Rings Highlights half day guided walk has you covered.

You can choose from our menu of smaller walks which we will discuss with you upon meeting to design one, two or three walks for you that takes into account your desires and ability. Whatever your choice, you can expect your 4 hours will be packed with sights and adventures.

We will share with you everything related to Tongariro and New Zealand. We will cover a wide range of topics including New Zealand’s discovery and founding, myths and legends, flora and fauna, and befitting the surroundings, geology – specifically, eruptions both past and recent. We also discuss Lord of the Rings filming sites that have both made it and got cut in the trilogy.

We tailor the 4-hour tour for you from these most popular Tongariro sites:

  • Taranaki Falls
  • Soda Springs
  • Lake Rotopounamu
  • Silica Rapids
  • Meads Wall
  • Pukeonake
  • Tawhai Falls
  • Whakapapanui River

Whenever possible we start by commencing on the first part of the Tongariro Alpine Crossing to Soda Springs, before branching out to other Lord of the Rings sites.

Tongariro Volcanic Explorer with Lord of the Rings Highlights Half Day Walk, New Zealand

Tongariro Alpine Crossing

Tongariro Volcanic Explorer with Lord of the Rings Highlights Half Day Walk, New Zealand

Soda Springs

Tongariro Volcanic Explorer with Lord of the Rings Highlights Half Day Walk, New Zealand

Meads Wall

Tongariro Volcanic Explorer with Lord of the Rings Highlights Half Day Walk, New Zealand

Pukeonake Stream

Tongariro Volcanic Explorer with Lord of the Rings Highlights Half Day Walk, New Zealand

Rotopounamu Lake Walk

Tongariro Volcanic Explorer with Lord of the Rings Highlights Half Day Walk, New Zealand

Silica Rapids

Tongariro Volcanic Explorer with Lord of the Rings Highlights Half Day Walk, New Zealand

Taranaki Falls

Tongariro Volcanic Explorer with Lord of the Rings Highlights Half Day Walk, New Zealand

Tawhai Falls

Whakapapanui Stream, Tongariro National Park

Whakapapanui Stream

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