Top 10 Things To Do In The Tongariro National Park

Top 10 fabulous things to do in & around Tongariro National Park


  1. Ski, board or play in the snow on an active volcano - Mt Ruapehu
  2. Hike the world-famous Tongariro Alpine Crossing in summer or go guided in winter
  3. Take to the skies in a scenic flight and witness the volcanoes of the Tongariro National Park in all their glory
  4. Absorb the stark beauty and magical colours of a volcanic explosion crater lake
  5. Experience true isolation as you journey through deep canyons and ancient forests along the Whanganui River
  6. Feel the rush of riding the hills of Raurimu on a quad-bike - with the best views of the famous Raurimu railway spiral
  7. Push your limits on the Mountains to Sea Cycle Trail and 42 Traverse
  8. Traverse ancient lava flows and wander along glacier streams to the Instagram-worthy Taranaki Falls - no filter required!
  9. Become one with the universe as you stargaze while staying overnight in a mountain hut
  10. Enjoy warm hospitality and hearty meals in family-friendly restaurants and cafes with three majestic volcanoes as the backdrop