Enjoy an exhilarating white water rafting trip in New Zealand with this half-day excursion on the Tongariro River. Your expert guide takes you on a roller coaster-like series of class three rapids that offer views of pristine wilderness that can only be accessed from the river. Your tour includes lunch, rafting instruction, and use of all necessary gear, making it suitable for all levels of experience.
Get away from the crowds. The day starts with a scenic drive along the Desert Road to the base of our walk. We will guide you on a rewarding hike that showcases the stunning scenery of New Zealand's native forest and the Taupo Volcanic Zone. This hike is a hidden gem that has minimal foot traffic opposed to the classics such as the Tongariro Crossing but trust us, the views are equally as impressive.As you immerse yourself in the forest, your guide will share local knowledge on the native bush and wildlife. Expect to see a rich forest filled with Fantail's, Tui's and more. At the top of your climb, experience a picnic like you've never had before. Enjoy a delicious packed lunch with views of Mt Ruapehu, Mt Ngauruhoe and Mt Tongariro. We also offer an optional stop at the Wairakei Terraces natural hot pools back in Taupo (additional cost required).
Home to rugged peaks, deep crater lakes, and beautiful volcanic landscapes, the Tongariro National Park ranks among the North Island’s top natural attractions. On this evening tour, follow your guide along hiking trails to Mt. Ruapehu or the Taranaki Falls, and learn of Tongariro’s rich geology. As the sun sinks on the horizon, sip a glass of New Zealand wine and soak up spectacular views over the rugged scenery.
Be among the first visitors to experience the newest and only volcanic gondola in New Zealand.Set to be completed by June 2019.(Tours prior to this date will have scenic walk at base of Ruapehu).A tour for those wishing to take in the beauty of the world heritage Tongariro National Park and Mount Ruapehu with the added experience of visiting NZ's highest cafe. The scenic drive takes you down the side of beautiful Lake Taupo, through native New Zealand forest, across alpine desert past our three active volcanoes right up to the base of the Whakapapa Ski field on Mt Ruapehu.A landscape like no other.