Make no mistakes, this ‘bucket list must do’ for anyone who loves even just a little bit of the outdoors will be a totally epic adventure. This 1 Day, 19.4km, 8 hours hike (Your highest point will be 1887m) will have you finishing up feeling totally stoked!
You will see New Zealands volcanic beauty at its best with crater lakes, lave flows an active craters (not to mention it being home to the most sinister of the Lord of the Rings locations, Mordor).
This fully guided tour means we will be able to see more, do more and learn more as we trek this stunning location. Having been running Tongariro Alphine Crossings professionally since 2003 we’ll be well and truly taken care of from start to finish and help you through the tricky parts when needed.
They will tell you stories of rich history this amazing area has. You will learn values and traditions of our local people. You will walk across lava flows as recent as 1954 and learn of geological history from as far back as the Great Lake Taupo Eruption in AD 186!
Amid the thrilling scenery are steaming vents and springs, crazy rock formations and peculiar moonscape basins, impossible scree slopes and vast views. Diverse vegetation zones range from alpine scrub and tussock to higher zones with no plant life at all.
This is an alpine crossing, and it needs to be treated with respect. You need a reasonable level of fitness and you should be prepared for all types of weather.
The walk is challenging, so good shoes and lots of water is a must. The walk is in an alpine environment and weather here can change by the minute.
Get excited this truly is a once in a life time experience!
This adventure is limited to a small group of kick-ass women, so be quick to book your place today to avoid missing out and having to wait for till 2019 to join us again.