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Fun Things To Do Around Ruapehu In Winter - Apart From Skiing
Hitting the slopes on Mt Ruapehu is undoubtedly the most popular attraction in the Tongariro National Park area in winter. But here are some other fun activities in the region if skiing or boarding are not your thing.
Great Walks In Tongariro National Park (Apart From The Crossing)
Great walks in Tongariro National Park (Apart from The Tongariro Alpine Crossing!)
Hop On A Shuttle
DOC urges Tongariro Alpine Crossing hikers to leave their vehicles behind.
A First-Timers Thoughts On Hiking The Tongariro Alpine Crossing In Winter
By Marina van Wyk, Tongariro Crossing Lodge.
Locals Welcome Turoa Ski Area Licence Renewal
The National Park Village business community has welcomed Ruapehu Alpine Lifts (RAL) being granted a new license to operate Mt Ruapehu's Tūroa Ski Area.
Tongariro Alpine Crossing Gets Official Great Day Walk Tick
The Tongariro Alpine Crossing has been officially designated as a new Great Day walk.
The Best Birthday Present Ever
Queens Birthday Delivers for local businesses.
Age Is No Barrier
With 70 years separating them, two recent Tongariro Alpine Crossing hikers have proved age is no barrier to enjoying this iconic trail.