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National Park Villages, blog post, Find Things To Do On Our Cycle Trails, Find Things To Do On Our Cycle Trails - From Tongariro National Park's volcanic grandeur to the magical wilderness of the Whanganui River and the untamed Tasman Sea coast – our cycle trails will show you the sights, places and people that make our regions so special.
01 September 2021

Find Things To Do On Our Cycle Trails


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From Tongariro National Park's volcanic grandeur to the magical wilderness of the Whanganui River and the untamed Tasman Sea coast – our cycle trails will show you the sights, places and people that make our regions so special.

National Park Villages, blog post, Ride Sky Waka, Ride the Sky Waka - New Zealand’s most unique gondola experience. Situated within the UNESCO dual world heritage Tongariro National Park, Sky Waka travels 1.8kms through one of the North Island’s most rugged and spectacular landscapes on Whakapapa, Mt Ruapehu.
01 July 2021

Ride Sky Waka


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New Zealand’s most unique gondola experience. Situated within the UNESCO dual world heritage Tongariro National Park, Sky Waka travels 1.8kms through one of the North Island’s most rugged and spectacular landscapes on Whakapapa, Mt Ruapehu.

National Park Villages, blog post, Download the latest issue of Adventure magazine now - it's FREE!, The April issue of Adventure Magazine -
22 April 2020

Download the latest issue of Adventure magazine now - it's FREE!


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Read about, dream and plan your next adventure from the safety of your own home with the latest issue of Adventure magazine.

National Park Villages, blog post, Discover the history of Te Pōrere Redoubt, Te Pōrere Redoubt - Te Pōrere Redoubt - upper redoubt
20 April 2020

Discover the history of Te Pōrere Redoubt


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Just off SH 47, 25 km from National Park Village, lies one of our region's many hidden gems - the historic Te Pōrere Redoubt. But what makes this site special and why is it famous? Find out here...

National Park Villages, blog post, Fun Things To Do Around Ruapehu In Winter - Apart From Skiing, Fun Things To Do Around Ruapehu In Winter - Apart From Skiing - Fun Things To Do Around Ruapehu In Winter - Apart From Skiing
16 May 2019

Fun Things To Do Around Ruapehu In Winter - Apart From Skiing


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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.

National Park Villages, blog post, Great Walks In Tongariro National Park (Apart From The Crossing), Great Walks In Tongariro National Park (Apart From The Crossing) - Great Walks In Tongariro National Park (Apart From The Crossing)
16 March 2019

Great Walks In Tongariro National Park (Apart From The Crossing)


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Great walks in Tongariro National Park (Apart from The Tongariro Alpine Crossing!)

National Park Villages, blog post, Hop On A Shuttle, Hop On A Shuttle - Hop On A Shuttle
16 January 2019

Hop On A Shuttle


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DOC urges Tongariro Alpine Crossing hikers to leave their vehicles behind.

National Park Villages, blog post, A First-Timers Thoughts On Hiking The Tongariro Alpine Crossing In Winter, A First-Timers Thoughts On Hiking The Tongariro Alpine Crossing In Winter - A First-Timers Thoughts On Hiking The Tongariro Alpine Crossing In Winter
16 November 2018

A First-Timers Thoughts On Hiking The Tongariro Alpine Crossing In Winter


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By Marina van Wyk, Tongariro Crossing Lodge.