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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.
Ride 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.
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Discover the history of Te Pōrere Redoubt
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...
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.