Time's running out to join the Ruapehu Trail Festival
The countdown is on to the Ruapehu Trail Festival - the biggest trail running and walking event held in the Tongariro National Park, incorporating the Ring of Fire and Tussock Traverse.
The countdown is on to the biggest trail running and walking festival held in the Tongariro National Park.
The Ruapehu Trail Festival will take place on 11 and 12 March and incorporates two epic events - the Ring of Fire and Tussock Traverse.
There is also a 50km ultra from the Tūroa ski area to Whakapapa Village will headline the weekend! The Ring of Fire Relay will also be running over the weekend! Tickets for this event are on sale now until the end of February so get in quick!
The event takes in a vast variety of landscapes from desert features to wind-sculptured sands to volcanic rock, as well as the popular Taranaki Falls.
Standard entry pricing for the Ruapehu Trail Festival is available until 20 February 2023.
The villages of National Park Village, Whakapapa Village and Raurimu are the perfect base for Ruapehu Trail Festival contestants and supporters offering a range of accommodation and dining options.
But vacancies are filling up fast, so get in quick and find a place to stay now!
Posted in Blog on 09 February, 2023